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Correspondence relating to academic appointments and retirement, reorganisation of Oxford Medical School and reviews of publications, 1971-2000

MS. 6692/2
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Comprises: File 1: ‘Liverpool Chair’ comprising newspaper cuttings and correspondence relating to Sir David's appointment to Professor of Haematology at the University of Liverpool, 1971. File 2: ‘Liverpool farewell’, comprising leaving cards relating to Sir David’s departure from Liverpool for Oxford, c.1974. File 3: ‘Regius,’ comprising congratulatory correspondence relating to Sir David's appointment to Regius Professor of Medicine, 1990-1992. Includes correspondence from Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher relating to the vacant appointment. File 4: 'Reorganisation of Medical School', including draft report and related correspondence, 1996. File 5: 'Attacks of the Oxford Textbook of Medicine by the Cochrane Centre' comprising correspondence between David Weatherall and Iain Chalmers, newspaper articles largely pertaining to the publication of the third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 1987-1995. File 6: ‘Some OTM reviews other personal reviews’, comprising correspondence relating to reviews of publications by Weatherall including the Oxford Textbook of Medicine and Science and the Quiet Art: The Role of Medical Research in Health Care, 1988-1995. File 7: File comprising retirement cards and correspondence, including papers relating to Sir David’s retirement symposium, 2000. Also a group photograph taken at the Hans Krebs Centenary Symposium.


  • Creation: 1971-2000


1 box (7 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Spanish; Castilian

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. 6692/2



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom