The papers cover the years 1913 - 1971.
The extensive laboratory notebooks cover the whole of Harris's career. Much correspondence was destroyed by Harris when he moved from the Maudsley Hospital to Oxford in 1962.
A considerable amount of experimental observations and laboratory material, including photographs and slides,remains in the Department of Anatomy, Oxford, pending selection by former colleagues of Harris.
Material relating to the running of the Department of Anatomy has been offered to the Keeper of the Archives,Oxford University. Publications of historical interest relating to the Quatercentenary of Vesalius have been accepted by Dr. C.Webster for the Wellcome Unit of the History of Medicine. Back issues of medical journals have been given to the Radcliffe Science Library. Professor Bernard Donovan accepted Harris's collection of reprints for the Maudsley Hospital. Case-notes have been returned to Professor Sir John Stallworthy,John Radcliffe Hospital,and to Dr.T.D.R.Hockaday,Radcliffe Infirmary.
Harris's experimental apparatus is to be deposited in the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum.
Unless otherwise stated,all notebooks, lectures and working papers are manuscript.
I. Biographical material 1 - 13
II. Laboratory Notebooks 14 - 69a
III. Lectures and Demonstrations 70 - 136
IV. Working Papers 137 - 150
V. Publications 151 - 160
VI. Correspondence 161 - 180
VII. List of experimental material in Dept. of Anatomy