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Pickering, Sir George White, 1904-1980 (Knight, Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, professor)



  • Existence: 1904 - 1980


Sir George White Pickering (1904-1980) was born at Whalton, Northumberland, on 26 June 1904. He attended the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne; Dulwich College; and Pembroke College, Cambridge. After training at St Thomas' Hospital (MRCP, 1930), he worked with Sir Thomas Lewis at University College Hospital, London. He became Professor of Medicine at St Mary's Hospital Medical School in 1939, and Regius Professor of Medicine and Student of Christ Church, Oxford, in 1956. He was Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, 1968-1974. Pickering was knighted in 1957, and died in Oxford on 3 September 1980.

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Sir George Pickering: Lecture notes and tour diary

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8164-8165
Scope and Contents

Undergraduate lecture notes on physiology and biochemistry and a diary of a tour of North America.

Dates: 1923-1926
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