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Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratory, Herne Hill

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Mixed ownership file - Appears to be Henry Wellcome / Head Office copy mainly - though not exclusively re Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories. Inc. corresp from/to Henry Wellcome also, Dale, Jowett and Dowson. Subjects inc. Adrenaline discussion c1906;

Item 1 , 1895-1905
Mar 1895 letter re Silas Mainville Burroughs's death [torn]
Jun 1897 to Henry Wellcome from Colgate re. John Morgan Richards
1902 to Sudlow from Henry Wellcome
1903 Henry Wellcome from Herbert Austin
1904 Henry Wellcome copy letters to Sam Fairchild (typed) and ms replies
1905 Henry Wellcome ms letter from [Bioth]
1905 Henry Wellcome letter from Bloede

Item 2, 1906
Bundle of corresp - mainly letters to from Henry Wellcome, with Dale Jowett, Dowson and Pearson
Includes copies of letters from local agents in the UK re difficulties with Chemists Associations. Also re. item forwarded to the Pope.

Item 3, 1902-1906
Mainly 1906 letters to/from Henry Wellcome; Dowson; Shaw; Mellanby; Barger. Re. work at WPRL - such as statistical work, also 'Epinephrin hydrate' Also Mar 1904 ms letter to Henry Wellcome from Sheffield Neave; also 4pg cable from Wellcome with brief details of his life.

Item 4, 1911-1917
Nov 1911 Corresp to Henry Wellcome from Albert Chalmers; Sep 1913 Henry Wellcome from Sambon; Feb 1914 re. Sambon; Nov 1914 from Henry Wellcome to Burroughs Wellcome & Co. re. meetings; Dec 1915 Henry Wellcome from Morrell Dobbins re Wyeths and Carl Fraves - copy of Wellcome's reply [WW1 spy case]; Apr -Jun 1917 copy letters to Smith and Henry Wellcome re. Capt. Howard injured with shrapnel [WW1]; 1917 Henry Wellcome / Burroughs Wellcome & Co correspondence - routine in nature.

Item 5, 1919-1937
1919 - monthly reports (in memo style) x3.
1936 Henry Wellcome's Who's Who entry
1937 BMJ reprint on the Wellcome Trust.



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