Whitby, Lionel Ernest Howard, Sir, 1895 - 1956 (Knight, haematologist)
- Existence: 1895 - 1956
Sphere of activity
Master of Downing 1947-56.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Diary and medical notebook relating to Belgium and Holland visit, 30 Nov - 4 Dec 1944, 1944-11 - 1944-12
Diary annotated 'Odyssey No. 3'. Whitby is in the Nijmegen salient, which is still being shelled. He mentions the Prime Minister (although but doubtful if he was on this trip). Notebook annotated 'B. L. A.' recording visits to hospitals and others met on the tour, discussions of blood stocks, treatments for patients seen etc.
Diary of Lady Whitby, accompanying Sir Lionel Whitby on his first American lecture tour, Oct-Dec 1946, 1946-10-16 - 1946-11-30
Entries record a hectic schedule of one university/medical centre after another, with an exhausting catalogue of functions attended and people met.
Lady Whitby's diary accompanying Sir Lionel on the Canadian and American lecture tour, Aug-Sep 1949, 1949-08-16 - 1949-09-26
Small pocket address book.
Large collection of letters to Lionel Whitby from A. J. Ewins at May and Baker Ltd, relating to his sulphonomides research (M and B 693, sulphapyridine), with (presumably) Whitby's test notes and results.
Includes original handwritten or typewritten speech notes and copies of printed articles on a wide variety of medical topics. Files of original papers often with handwritten notes by Sir Lionel and, in some cases, lists of contents in hand of Lady Whitby.
Personal papers of Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University (1945-56) and Master of Downing College, 1916 - 1964
Includes original articles, diaries, photographs and other papers, plus copies of originals held by the family of Sir Lionel Whitby. Also includes other items such as his undergraduate gown, copies of published books and secondary material donated by his family.
Includes detailed planning notes, but fairly rough notes of the actual tour.