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/2/3/4
Diary and medical notebook relating to Belgium and Holland visit, 30 Nov - 4 Dec 1944, 1944-11 - 1944-12
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/3/4
Scope and Contents
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.
Dates: 1944-11 - 1944-12
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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