Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Diary and medical notebook relating to Belgium and Holland visit, 30 Nov - 4 Dec 1944, 1944-11 - 1944-12

 Item — Container: DCPP/WHI/2/3/4
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

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.

Extent

2 item(s)

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

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

Finding aid date

2019-09-13 15:36:16+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Contact:
Downing College Archive
Downing College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1DQ United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 762905

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.