Papers of SIR WILFRID LE GROS CLARK, F.R.S. (1895 - 1971)

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Details of Papers of SIR WILFRID LE GROS CLARK, F.R.S. (1895 - 1971)
Title: Papers of SIR WILFRID LE GROS CLARK, F.R.S. (1895 - 1971)
Reference: CSAC15.9.74
Description:

Very little manuscript material remains from Sir Wilfrid's long career in anatomy. All attempts to locate additional material in either departments or private hands have been unsuccessful.

 

The family papers (Items 10 - 15) deal with Sir Wilfrid's grandfather, Dr. Frederick Le Gros Clark, and with his brother, Cyril Le Gros Clark, Chief Secretary of Sarawak, who was killed in 1945.

 

I. Biographical 1 - 9

 

II. Family papers 10 - 15

 

III. Diaries and journals 16 - 23

 

IV. Correspondence 24 - 31

 

V. Publications 32 - 41

Date: 1890-1974
Held by: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 41 Files
Administrative History:

Summary of career

 

1895 Born in Hemel Hempstead

 

1912 Entered St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School

 

1919 Elected Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons

 

1920 - 23 Principal Medical Officer, Sarawak, Borneo

 

1923 Married Freida Giddey (d.1963)

 

1924 - 27 Reader in Anatomy, University of London

 

1927 - 29 Professor of Anatomy, St. Bartholomew's Hospital

 

1929 - 34 Professor of Anatomy, St. Thomas's Hospital

 

1934 - 62 Professor of Anatomy, Oxford Fellow of Hertford College

 

1935 Election to Royal Society

 

1950 President, International Anatomical Congress

 

1952 President, Anatomical Society

 

1954 Master of the Salter's Company

 

1955 Knighted

 

1958 Opening of new Anatomy Department Building, Oxford

 

1961 President, British Association for Advancement of Science

 

1961 Royal Medal of Royal Society

 

1964 Married Violet Browne

Creator Names:
  • Clark, Sir, Wilfred Edward le Gros, 1895-1971, knight, scientist and anatomist
Immediate Source Of Acquisition:
  • The papers, which cover the years 1890 - 1974, were received from Lady Violet Le Gros Clark.

Note:

Listed by Jeannine Alton Harriot Weiskittel

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