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MARSHALL, John Frederick (1874-1949)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0809 Marshall
Held at: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Full title: MARSHALL, John Frederick (1874-1949)
Date(s): 1920-1965
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Marshall | John Frederick | 1874-1949 | parasitologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 5 Sep 1874; educated Rugby School and King's College, Cambridge; First Class Mechanical Sciences Tripos, Part I 1896, and Part II (with special distinction), 1898; called to Bar, Inner Temple, 1902; subsequently engaged in scientific research; Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; organised in 1920, a scheme for mosquito control of Hayling Island; built and equipped the British Mosquito Control Institute, Hayling Island, 1925; died 5 Dec 1949. Publications: Unofficial Mosquito Control in England (1922); Coastal Mosquitoes and their Control (British Association Address, 1925); Principles and Practice of Mosquito Control (1927); The Organization of Mosquito Control Work (Presidential Address in Zoology Section, South-Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, Portsmouth Congress, 1930); The British Mosquitoes (1938); The Morphology and Biology of Culex molestus (1944).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of John Frederick Marshall, 1920-1965, mainly relating to his establishment of the British Mosquito Control Institute on Hayling Island in 1925 with associated papers concerning its work and administration; programmes, addresses and reports of meetings and conferences concerned with mosquito and malaria research; Reports of the Proceedings of the Institute; articles and pamphlets by Marshall on mosquitoes and malaria; press cuttings relating to mosquitoes and malaria in Britain, and to the malaria outbreak of 1927; sale particulars of the Institute as part of Marshall's estate.

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Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Marshall's family, c1965.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service holds papers of Marshall relating to mosquitoes.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Erika Gwynett and Robert Baxter as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Source: Who's Who and National Register of Archives.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jun 2001

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