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Archive of Sir David Weatherall


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Comprises working and personal correspondence and papers, conferences, lectures and symposia attended, certificates, awards and honours.


  • Creation: 1962-2016


1.38 Linear metres (20 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Spanish; Castilian
  • Thai
  • Italian
  • Chinese
  • Undetermined

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.

Conditions Governing Use

The Bodleian Libraries owns all copyright in unpublishd materials created by Sir David Weatherall in this archive.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS.6692/12]

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. 6692/1-19

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6692, 12143


Correspondence and papers of Sir David John Weatherall (1933-2018), physician, Regius Professor of Medicine.

Biographical / Historical

Sir David John Weatherall (1933-2018) was a physician and researcher in molecular genetics, haematology, pathology and clinical medicine. He held the positions of Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine (1974-1992) and Regius Professor of Medicine (1992-2000) at the University of Oxford before retiring in 2000. In 1989 he founded the Insititute of Molecular Medicine, later named the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in his honour upon retirement.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by David Weatherall, 2011 and 2016

Separated Materials

The following publications were sent to the Radcliffe Science Library:

Weatherall, The New Genetics and Clinical Practice, 2nd ed., 1987 (Japanese edition) Weatherall, Genetica e Pratica Clinica, 1990 (Italian edition) Weatherall (ed.), Advanced Medicine 14, 1978 (based on a series of lectures given at the Royal College of Physicians by speakers including D Weatherall) With Head and Heart and Hand, Photographs of 20th century British doctors by Nick Sinclair, National Portrait Gallery, 1996 Warrell, Cox and Firth (eds.), The Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 2003 (Chinese edition). David Weatherall was one of the editors of the first and subsequent English editions. Weatherall, Steinberg, Forget and Higgs (eds.), Disorders of Hemoglobin, Second Edition, 2009 Weatherall and Roberts (eds.), Global Hematology, 2016

Catalogue of the archive of Sir David Weatherall
Michaela Garland
Language of description
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Edition statement
First edition

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom