Frederick John Warburton Thompson: papers

  • Thompson, Frederick John Warburton (d. c.1951)
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


This material is uncatalogued. The following is an interim description which may change when detailed cataloguing takes place in the future.

The set of Mr Thompson's papers includes some Burroughs Wellcome memorabilia, but also photographs and patent designs for apparatus for both Wellcome and for Crookes. In brief –

- Burroughs Wellcome ephemera;

- Photographs of Wellcome exhibition stands;

- Thompson’s exhibitor card;

- Wellcome patent specifications;

- Crookes Labs drawings, specifications, designs and photographs of labs.



Physical description

Uncatalogued:1 archive box

Acquisition note

Donated in August 2018

Biographical note

Frederick John Warburton Thompson worked for Burroughs Wellcome (c.1903 - 1926) and later for Crookes Laboratories, which is now part of Reckitt Benckiser (1926 - ?). He was also Henry Wellcome’s private secretary for a time.

Related material

Wellcome Foundation (WF) archives, held at Wellcome Collection.

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Accession number

  • 2452