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Papers relating to the Royal Commission on Medical Education, 1965-8, 1963 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/TODD

Scope and Contents

From the Management Group:

The category - External relations records - comprises records relating to relations with the Crown, central government, the Colleges and the city of Cambridge; also University-initiated outreach, such as adult education, teacher-training, school examining, and alumni relations.


  • Creation: 1963 - 1971


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (

Biographical / Historical

Lord Todd (1907-97), Master of Christ's College, 1963-78, Professor of Organic Chemistry, 1944-71, was Chairman of the Commission, appointed in 1965 'to review medical education, undergraduate and postgraduate, in Great Britain'.


1 archive box(es) : paper, photograph

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A detailed list of the contents of each folder is stored with the papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This material was transferred to the University Archives as a gift from the office of the Regius Professor of Physic, 21 July 1978.

Related Materials

Lord Todd's personal papers are at the Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DS. An online catalogue is at


The online catalogue was completed in May 2006.


Todd, Alexander Robertus

Finding aid date

1998-05-06 14:15:10+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom