Papers of PROFESSOR GEOFFREY W. HARRIS, C.B.E., F.R.S. (1913 - 1971)

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Details of Papers of PROFESSOR GEOFFREY W. HARRIS, C.B.E., F.R.S. (1913 - 1971)
Title: Papers of PROFESSOR GEOFFREY W. HARRIS, C.B.E., F.R.S. (1913 - 1971)
Reference: CSAC4.73
Description:

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

Date: 1913 - 1972
Held by: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 24 boxes
Administrative History:

b. 1913

 

1927 - 31 Dulwich College

 

1932 - 39 Emmanuel College, Cambridge. M.A.,M.B.,B.Chir.

 

1936 Married Georgina Mary Birnie (marriage dissolved 1951)

 

1936 - 40 Clinical training,St. Mary's Hospital, London

 

1939 Hillington County Hospital

 

1940 - 47 Demonstrator in Anatomy, Cambridge

 

1944 M.D. Cambridge

 

1947 - 48 Lecturer in Anatomy, Cambridge

 

Lecturer in Physiology,Cambridge

 

1951 Married Margaret O'Kane

 

1952 - 62 Laboratory of Experimental Neuroendocrinology,Maudsley Hospital, London; Senior Lecturer in Physiology, University of London

 

1953 Fellow of the Royal Society

 

1962 - 71 Dr. Lee's Professor of Anatomy, Oxford Professorial Fellow,Hertford College; D.M.,Oxford.

 

1965 C.B.E.

 

1971 Dale Medal,Society for Endocrinology

Creator Names:
  • Harris, Geoffrey Wingfield, 1913-1971, scientist and neuroendocrinologist
Note:

Listed by Jeannine Alton Harriot Weiskittel

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