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Peter Mitchell papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mitchell (Peter)

Scope and Contents

Comprised of biographical materials, material related to Mitchell's daily work at the Glynn Research Institute, research material (including material from Mitchell's collaborators), publications, lectures and broadcasts, documentation of Mitchell's involvement with various societies and organisations, material related to visits and conferences, and a large selection of Mitchell's correspondence.


  • Creation: 1940-1994


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


c. 2900 item(s) (c. 2900 items)

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Other Finding Aids

This is an abbreviated description of the collection. For full description please see the A2A online catalogue at There is also a hard copy catalogue available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were received in August 1996, from the Glynn Research Institute, Bodmin, Cornwall. In May 1997 Mrs Helen Mitchell made available for cataloguing two extracts of her husband's diary.

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