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Spahlinger, Henri (1882-1965): Tuberculosis Treatment

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/231
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Spahlinger, Henri (1882-1965): Tuberculosis Treatment
Date(s): 1909-1939
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Spahlinger | Henri | 1882-1965 | Swiss bacteriologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1882; devised a vaccine treatment for tuberculosis during the first decade of the twentieth century; died, 1965.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers on a development by Henri Spahlinger of a controversial vaccine treatment for tuberculosis, 1909-1929, and press-cuttings relating to public reaction to his claims 1932-1939.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

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 volumes were given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in August 1997 by Captain R W Warwick, Marine Superintendant, Cunard Line Ltd. They were discovered among the Medical Department records of the Cunard Line, but appear to have no connection with the Line.

Allied Materials

Related material:

SA/BMA/G.139-140 deal with Spahlinger's treatment.

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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