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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

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Medicine: Sub-file 5, 1933-10-08 - 1991-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/299
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1933-10-08 - 1991-01-26
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Meeting of the British Medical Acupuncture Society, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, September 1985, 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/288
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1985
 Fonds

Memoranda and reminisces of Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston (1862-1944)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10179
Scope and Contents Contains typescripts of memoirs of Sir Humphrey Davy Rolleston, in three parts including: Family Memoranda 1 (42 pp.); Personal Memoranda 2 (109 pp.); and Personal Reminisces 3 (173 pp.). Also included are various draft typescripts for the Personal Memoranda 2 including Schools (5 pp.); 1880-81 (19 pp.); Examinations (5 pp.); General Medical Council (2 pp.). Manuscript drafts of various sections of the memoirs including those commencing 'As children…' (1 p.), 1889 (6 pp.), 1892 (2 pp.) and...
Dates: c. 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Minutes of conjoint meetings of Special Boards for Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, and Biology and Geology, 1885 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1885 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minutes of the Faculty Board of Biology 'B' and subordinate bodies, with related papers, 1926 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.67-76 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1926 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minutes of the Faculty Board of Medicine, predecessor and subordinate bodies, 1881 - 2010

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.9 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1881 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Miscellaneous documents relating to the preparation of the 'Science and Civilisation in China' volume on medicine, 1964 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/321
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1964 - 1993
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Moxabustion, 1960 - 1986-03-17

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/283
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1960 - 1986-03-17
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Nevil Maskelyne: Personal and Family Papers, 1749 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218
Scope and Contents A collection of papers of Nevil Maskelyne and letters relating to his family, including the extended family (by marriage) of his daughter, Margaret Story-Maskelyne. The collection includes an account and diary of a voyage to India mentioning Nevil Maskelyne and Lord Clive, twelve memoranda books and one account book belonging to Maskelyne, and a catalogue and list of his books. There is also a set of documents relating to the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The letters include...
Dates: 1749 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).
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Nosology (Pathognostics), 1960 - 1981-03-18

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/306
Scope and Contents

Joseph Needham's original file title continues 'Ancient Reords of Disease (down to end of C/Han); Terminology for Syndromes in Ancient Texts'.

Dates: 1960 - 1981-03-18
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Nuclear physics and medical physics research, 1937 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT 4
Scope and Contents The material in this section has been presented in two distinct groups to reflect Rotblat’s careers in nuclear and medical physics. Both of these groups are rich in manuscript experimental records and drafts of published work; the nuclear physics material, resulting from collaborations with many individuals, has a far greater quantity of scientific correspondence. The greater part of the nuclear physics papers date from his years at the University of Liverpool (1939-1949), though...
Dates: 1937 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Origins of Immunisation - Smallpox inoculation and vaccination, 1958-06-21 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/300
Scope and Contents

The documents were collected for a Joseph Needham paper entitled 'China and the Origins of Immunology', (Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1980). It was read as the first S. T. Huang-Chan Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong, 1980. An abridged version was published in 'Eastern Horizon', 1 January 1980.

Dates: 1958-06-21 - 1979
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Origins of Immunisation - Smallpox inoculation and vaccination: Supporting papers, 1960 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/303
Scope and Contents

The documents were collected for a Joseph Needham paper entitled 'China and the Origins of Immunology', (Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong, 1980). It was read as the first S. T. Huang-Chan Memorial Lecture in Hong Kong, 1980. An abridged version was published in 'Eastern Horizon', 1 January 1980.

Dates: 1960 - 1979
 Fonds

Papers of Frederick Gowland Hopkins

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7620
Scope and Contents Approximately one third of the bulk of papers comprise working papers and notebooks. About another quarter comprises correspondence, certificates and ephemera relating to honours awarded by various bodies or relating to Frederick Gowland Hopkins' association with learned societies. The remaining material is a combination of papers and photographs generated by Frederick Gowland Hopkins' family (much of it predating his birth); together with correspondence and papers he generated in a personal...
Dates: 1800-2009 (early 19th century-2009, but predominantly 1910-40)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).
 Fonds

Papers of William Webster Fisher, 1785 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FISH
Scope and Contents

Includes medical papers and anatomical drawings, possibly lecture notes and draft manuscripts for printed works, and poetry papers.

Dates: 1785 - 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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.
 Fonds — TODD

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.

Dates: 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 Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Personal papers of Sir Lionel Whitby, Regius Professor of Physic at Cambridge University (1945-56) and Master of Downing College, 1916 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI
Scope and Contents

Includes original articles, diaries, photographs and other papers, plus copies of originals held by the family of Sir Lionel Whitby. Also includes other items such as his undergraduate gown, copies of published books and secondary material donated by his family.

Dates: 1916 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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.
 Series — DCPP/HAR/3

Photocopies and transcripts of Busick Harwood papers and correspondence, 1802 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/HAR/3
Scope and Contents

Papers concerning reformation in the Cambridge Medical School at Cambridge University. They include correspondence of and between Busick Harwood, Isaac Pennington and Pelham Warner. With explanatory letter from John Kendall and his precis of Busick Harwood's role in reform in the Medical School.

Dates: 1802 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: 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.
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'Porkertology 74': Medical and natural philosophy, technical terms and translation problems, 1970 - 1985-06-28

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/278
Scope and Contents

The documents relate to the work of Manfred Porkert of Munich, Germany, and his interpretation of the terms of traditional Chinese medicine. Most are connected with Joseph Needham and Lu Gwei-Djen's review article of Porkert's 'Theoretical Foundations of Chinese Medicine', (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 1974), (a translation of the original 'Die Theoretischen Grundlagen der chinesischen Medizin', (Wiesbaden, 1973).

Dates: 1970 - 1985-06-28
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Praxis of a French Physician

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6448
Scope and Contents

250 folios: a collection of formulae, prescriptions and medical recipes arranged according to the class of remedy described, and divided into two books, the second dealing with external remedies only. Each book is subdivided into sections. On p. i the name Boussac occurs in the same hand as the writer of the book, and the same name occurs stamped on the binding. There are no initials.

Dates: 1780 (Circa)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).
 Fonds

Records of the Medical School, 1936 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/MED
Scope and Contents

Comprise subject files of the Regius Professor of Physic and 1936-61 and MD students files 1945-55 only.

Dates: 1936 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

St Bartholomew's Hospital papers, 1916 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT 3
Scope and Contents The papers present a comprehensive record of Rotblat’s career at the Medical College, covering his teaching and departmental roles as well as his wider participation in the University of London’s educational policies. His teaching responsibilities are represented by a substantial quantity of manuscript lecture notes (for MB courses and postgraduate courses in physics and radiobiology), covering almost all his years at the Medical College. There is much material relating to the organisation...
Dates: 1916 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Subject files of Regius Professor of Physic, 1936 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/MED 1/1
Scope and Contents

The files document school administration and development, under/graduate teaching, learning and research and relations with local medical services, particularly Addenbrooke's Hospital. In addition, they reflect the research interests of Sir Lionel Whitby, haematologist, Regius Professor 1945-56.

Dates: 1936 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, 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 (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM), 1979-09 - 1988-10-25

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/317
Scope and Contents

The Association was formed at the International Conference on Traditional Asian Medicine, September 1979. Professor A. L. Basham was elected President. The file also includes documents relating to other conferences on the history of medicine.

Dates: 1979-09 - 1988-10-25
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Thomas Frewen: Medical Treatise

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6857
Scope and Contents

'Encheiridion: technicum ad memoriam acuendam in re medica', written not earlier than November 1761, 98 folios. The MS is probably a first draft of Physiologia: or the doctrine of nature, where substantial portions of the present treatise are repeated without alteration. The author's bookplate is inside the front cover and his printed stamp is impressed on page 1.

Dates: 1761-1780 (Circa)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. 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).
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