Whitby, Lionel Ernest Howard, Sir, 1895 - 1956 (Knight, haematologist)
- Existence: 1895 - 1956
Sphere of activity
Master of Downing 1947-56.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Item — Container: DCPP/WHI/2/3/1
North Africa etc (Vol. 1 and 2), 1943-06 - 1943-07
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/3/1
Scope and Contents Diary written by Lionel for Ethel to read on his return. The first small diary includes family photographs glued in by Ethel to 'Leo, June 1943' and signed 'God speed, E.' with a religious verse on each dated page - and Lionel's handwritten thoughts and updates. These are initially mainly of missing home and suffering on the sea journey from sea-sickness. He later describes passing Gibraltar, Oran, trips to hospitals around Algiers and on to Philippville, Tunis, Sousse and Tripoli before...
Dates: 1943-06 - 1943-07
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Found in: Downing College / GBR/0269/DCPP, Personal, Private and Academic papers of Downing members and associates / Personal papers of Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University (1945-56) and Master of Downing College / Personal papers / Diaries compiled by Lionel and Ethel Whitby