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Medical and academic papers, speeches and articles of Sir Lionel Whitby, 1921 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/1

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1921 - 1956

Conditions Governing Access

Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.


c. 3 archive box(es) (c. 3 boxes)

Language of Materials



Original file covers retained. Original papers may overlap with copies previously supplied by the family before deposit.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The majority of this series in possibly acidic buff folders and should be refiled in acid-free folders.


Whitby, Sir Lionel Ernest Howard (1895-1956) Knight, haematologist

Finding aid date

2018-06-29 16:35:20+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
Downing College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1DQ United Kingdom
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