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Dobbie, David Noble (d ? 1987)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/113
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Dobbie, David Noble (d ? 1987)
Date(s): 1943
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Dobbie | David Noble | d ?1987 | doctor
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Dr Dobbie qualified in medicine in 1933. He was (presumably during and just after the war) in the RAMC, in which he reached the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, and was O.C. Medical Division 117 and 77 General Hospital, BAOR. He was subsequently in practice in Bromley. Although his entry disappears from the Medical Directory in 1987 it has not been possible to trace any obituary.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Dr David Dobbie, 1943, comprising notes on tropical medicine, made in Army Field Message Book, 1943. Divided into sections on Malaria; Amoebiasis; Relapsing Fever; Leishmaniasis; Typhoid; Vitamin B deficiency; Ancylostomiasis; Schistosmiasis; Infective hepatitis; Smallpox; Typhus; Virus diseases (CNS); Effort syndrome; Plague; Deficiency malnutrition and Differential diagnosis of certain fevers. Possibly compiled while taking a course on the subject.

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:

This notebook was received via Dr Lindsay Granshaw of the Academic Unit of the Wellcome Institute from a Mr R W Rimmer of Croydon in 1984. It had been acquired with a collection of medical books cleared from Dr Dobbie's house given to Mr Rimmer's son, a doctor himself.

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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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