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Dressel, Dr, and 'Bayer 205'

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/62
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Dressel, Dr, and 'Bayer 205'
Date(s): 1914-1923
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Dressel | Dr
Farbenfabriken Bayer Aktiengesselschaft
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Administrative/Biographical history:

It has not been possible to discover any biographical information about Dressel; one can assume on internal evidence that he was an employee of Farbenfabriken Bayer Aktiengesselschaft involved in research into new drugs.


Scope and content/abstract:

Laboratory notebook, copybook of reports, patent applications relating to the development of compounds in the Bayer 205 series, [1914-1923].

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open. 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:

Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These items were originally presented to the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum by the Farbenfabriken Bayer Aktiengesselschaft via Dr J H A Wilpert, in or about June 1956, along with two specimens of 'Bayer 205' which have not been found. In 1982 during the process of transferring the contents of the Wellcome Museum to the Science Museum and elsewhere the items below were found by Richard de Peyer, the Transfer officer, in the strong room of the Wellcome Museum, and were handed to him to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled from Wellcome Library online catalogue by Barbara Ball.

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:
September 2008

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