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MANN, William Neville (1911-2001)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/PP1/35
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: MANN, William Neville (1911-2001)
Date(s): 1987
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 items
Name of creator(s): Mann | William Neville | 1911-2001 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 4 April 1911, in Herne Hill, educated at Alleyn's School, Dulwich, and Guy's Hospital Medical School, London. He was a gifted student, winning the Treasurer's Medal in both medicine and surgery. Appointed firstly to the Department of Pathology, prior to working as a medical registrar. In 1939, he became Clinical Tutor, but later joined the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving on the hospital ship, Dorsetshire; in the Middle East, and the Military Hospital in Edinburgh.
In 1946, he returned to Guy's Hospital as Physician, and the same year was appointed Director of the Department of Medicine. Mann held the post of Senior Physician, 1963-1976. In 1954, he was appointed Physician to the Royal Household and, Physician to the Queen, 1964-1970. Croonian lecturer 1976; Retired from the hospital in 1976, continuing to practice privately for some years. He died on 25 Jun 2001.
Publications: with John Forbes Clinical examination of patients (1950); edited Conybeare's textbook of medicine (Edinburgh. Churchill Livingstone. 1975); Hippocratic writings edited with an introduction by G.E.R. Lloyd, translated [from the Greek] by J. Chadwick and W.N. Mann ... [et al.] (Harmondsworth. Penguin. 1978); A guide to life assurance underwriting. including a short glossary of medical terms, J.E. Evans and W.N. Mann (London. Stone & Cox. 1981).


Scope and content/abstract:

Photocopy of manuscript by W N Mann 'A student at Guy's', and two printed booklets A student at Guy's, recollections of the thirties, W N Mann, London, 1987, both signed by the author.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Arranged as outlined in scope and content

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Record Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library in 2002.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: GKT Gazette, Oct 2001; British Library Online Public Catalogue. Compiled by Alison Field.

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:
June 2004

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