Sir Michael Perrin papers

Part of:
Wellcome Foundation Ltd
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Sir Michael Perrin was Chairman of the Wellcome Foundation Ltd, from 1953-1970.

These files primarily consist of his copies of board operational files, in his role as Chairman. It includes his copies of some statutory records, also committee minutes, reports, and correspondence.

The papers are particularly strong on relations between the Wellcome Foundation and Burroughs Wellcome (USA), such as on the creation of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

Also included are papers re external bodies with which Perrin was connected.

Additional papers were received in Oct 2022 (Acc 2688): . Records relating to Sir Michael Perrin's role as Chairman of the Wellcome Foundation and various overseas visits, 1950s-1970s. 2 boxes, 1 O/S volume. These papers are currently uncatalogued. See the 'WF' collection record for information on how to request access



Physical description

6 boxes, 41 files

Copyright note

Copyright assigned to the Wellcome Trust

Appraisal note

The copies of the minutes and reports of the National Resources (Technical) Committee, 1953-1956 (Acc89/69/29; WF/E/15/28) have been removed as the complete run of this series exists at the National Archives.

Ownership note

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

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