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Henry Hallett Dale papers

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  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


This group of material has been artificially brought together from several different sources and offers a brief glimpse of Dale's career.



Physical description

3 items

Biographical note

Henry Hallet Dale joined Burroughs Wellcome & Co. in 1904 and became director of the Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories in 1906 on the departure of Dr Dowson. He resigned in 1913. From 1938 to 1960 he was Chairman of the Wellcome Trust.

Related material

PP/HHD also holds 1 box of Dale papers, including Experimental Notebooks.

GC/67 Copy documents collected by Sir Henry Dale c.1959 relating to the controversy over the responsibility for the discovery of insulin in Toronto in 1922.

Correspondence by Dale can be found in a number of other collections held in Archives & Manuscripts. Notably correspondence with Henry Wellcome in the WA Collection, but also elsewhere with other scientists. There are also copies of articles by Dale in other parts of the Wellcome Library, both in the Library collection and Archives & Manuscripts..

Henry Hallett Dale's Personal Papers are held by the Royal Society Archive.

Ownership note

Please see main WF collection description (ref. 'WF').

Copyright note

Copyright assigned to the Wellcome Trust

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