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Bayliss, Sir William Maddock (1860-1924)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/223
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Bayliss, Sir William Maddock (1860-1924)
Date(s): 1877-1936
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 oversize box
Name of creator(s): Bayliss | Sir | William Maddock | 1860-1924 | Knight | physiologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir William Maddock Bayliss FRS (1860-1924), was a physiologist amd was employed as Professor of General Physiology at University College London, 1912-1924.


Scope and content/abstract:

Personal papers, letters, diary notes of First World War service, photographs, etc of Sir William Maddock Bayliss, 1877-1923. Also papers on EH Starling (1866-1927), physiologist, 1892-1927, which include letters of EA Sharpey-Shafer (1850-1935), physiologist, and AV Hill (1886-1977), physiologist; and letters of F Gowland Hopkins (1861-1947), biochemist, 1924-1936.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in sections as follows: A. Papers of Sir William Maddock Bayliss; B. Papers concerning Ernest Henry Starling; C. Correspondence of Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins; D. Printed material.

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These records were purchased by the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in September 1997.

Allied Materials

Related material:

In the Wellcome Library: See collections GC/74, PP/ESS, PP/HHD and SA/PHY.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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 2008

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