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Sir Martin Roth (1917-2006): archives

  • Roth, Martin, 1917-2006.
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


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.



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

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