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Goodwin, Professor Leonard (b 1915)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/259
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Goodwin, Professor Leonard (b 1915)
Date(s): 1947-1950
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Goodwin | Leonard | b 1915 | protozoologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1915; educated, University College and the School of Pharmacy, London; demonstratorship at the School of Pharmacy; Wellcome Research Laboratories,1939; research as a protozoologist, a career that led to involvement in numerous studies of tropical diseases, including malaria, trypanosomiasis and helminth infections, particularly investigations of possible chemotherapeutic strategies; directorship of the Wellcome Laboratories of Tropical Medicine, 1958-1963. Director of the Nuffield Laboratories for Comparative Medicine at the Zoological Society of London, 1964.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Professor Leonard Goodwin, protozoologist, including student notes, examination papers and related material, while at University College Medical School, 1948-1950.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order

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.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This material was given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in March 1999, by Professor Goodwin, via Dr Tilli Tansey of the Academic Unit, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine.

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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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