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Adami, John George (1862-1926)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.846-853
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Adami, John George (1862-1926)
Date(s): c 1890-1926
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 8 volumes
Name of creator(s): Adami | John George | 1862-1926 | pathologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

After being a student of Owen's College, Manchester, the author obtained his MD at Cambridge in 1892, having studied also in Germany and in France. In the same year he was appointed to the Chair of Pathology and Bacteriology at McGill University, Montreal. He was A.D.M.S. to the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in 1914-1918, and had been elected FRS in 1905.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of John George Adami on bacteriology and pathology including notes on the development of the embryo of a chick, c 1890; drafts of Principles of Pathology c 1905-1910; 'Myelins, and experiments with Ludwig Aschoff', 1906; record of Inspections of Canadian Hospitals in France, 1915; diary, 1916 and Presidential Address to the Section of Bacteriology, Brussels Congress, 1920. Drawings concerning 1918 influenza pandemic, 1925.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 8 volumes.

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:

Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Mrs. Adami, 1927.

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.
Sources:Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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:
Aug 2008

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