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Sir Martin Roth (1917-2006): archives

  • Roth, Martin, 1917-2006.
Date
1940s-2000s
Reference
PP/MRO
  • Archives and manuscripts

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Description

This archive is not yet catalogued. The following is an interim description which may change before cataloguing is completed:

Papers reflecting the broad spread of his career in psychiatry with particular reference to his interest in dementia.

Publication/Creation

1940s-2000s

Physical description

198 boxes

Acquisition note

Presented by Sir Martin Roth's family, January 2015-December 2015.

Biographical note

Roth was an extremely significant figure in post-war British biological psychiatry: the first president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, author of several major textbooks in the field, first professor of psychiatry at Cambridge, and also a leading figure in dementia research, among his very broad interests. For more information, see his obituary at http://www.theguardian.com/science/2006/oct/27/guardianobituaries.obituaries.

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