Sudan medical papers of Robert Kirk
Scope and Contents
A wide range of papers relating to the medical practice in Sudan, written or collected by Robert Kirk.
- 1950 - 1964
- Kirk, Robert, 1905 - 1962 (doctor) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
Robert Kirk (1905-1962) joined the Sudan Medical Service in 1933, eventually becoming Director of the Wellcome and Stack Laboratories. In 1952 he was appointed Professor of Pathology in the University of Khartoum, and later Dean of the Medical Faculty. In 1955 he went to Malaya, and thence to Hong Kong, where he died in 1962.
.003 cubic metre(s) (1 envelope) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. I.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were found among Kirk's effects after his death. They were presented to the R.C.S. by Professor J.B. Gibson, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, through Dr K.E. Robinson, February 1977.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Kirk, Robert, 1905-1962, doctor
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