David Keilin: correspondence and papers
Scope and Contents
Biographical materials, Keilin's address books, personally compiled bibliographies, a collection of Keilin's working notebooks, records and documents pertaining to Keilin's study and work in Cambridge, materials related to publications and conference attendance, correspondence, drawings of parasitological subjects and some of Keilin's colleagues, and some biographical and scientific material relating to Keilin's colleagues, Dr. C.A. MacMunn, Sir Ronald Ross, and Professor G.H.F. Nuttall. The collection includes material belonging or relating to other scientists, for example Dr. C.A. MacMunn, an early and neglected precursor of Keilin's work on cytochrome; there are also correspondence and drawings of Sir Ronald Ross and Professor G.H.F. Nuttall, Keilin's predecessor as Quick Professor of Biology and Director of the Molteno Institute, Cambridge University (Items 223 - 228).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
229 file(s) (229 files)
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Other Finding Aids
A hard copy catalogue is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. An online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website at http://tinyurl.com/davidkeilin
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited in 1973. They were received from Mrs. Joan Whiteley (daughter), who retains during her lifetime the biological material listed as Items 1 - 6.
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