Clifford Dobell (1886-1949): Archives

  • Dobell, Clifford (1886-1949), FRS, protozoologist and parasitologist
MSS.2197-2200 & 6041-6045
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Clifford Dobell's personal papers, including protozoology drawings, his reviews of books, original plates & drawings for Dobell's scientific papers. Also, Dobell's papers relating to Giovanni Battista Grassi (1854-1925) and his claim to priority in the discovery of the mode of transmission of malaria.



Physical description

44 items


MSS.2197-2200 comprise protozoology material.

MSS.6041-6045 relate to Giovanni Battista Grassi.

Biographical note

Dobell was a distinguished protozoologist and parasitologist and was elected FRS in 1918. He was appointed protozoologist to the Medical Research Council in the following year.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973); and Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999).

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Accession number

  • 1287