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Gwyn Macfarlane's biographical research on Alexander Fleming and on the development of penicillin

Gwyn Macfarlane's research for his biography of the bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin, Alexander Fleming, published as Alexander Fleming: The Man and the Myth (Oxford University Press, 1985).
Extents: 1.0 linear metres (6 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1909-1986
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'Memoranda regarding The Regius Professors of Physick & The Readers in Anatomy in the University of Oxford / With the Additions made by Rev. John Gutch, Editor of Wood's History & Annals'

'Memoranda regarding The Regius Professors of Physick & The Readers in Anatomy in the University of Oxford / With the Additions made by Rev. John Gutch, Editor of Wood's History & Annals'.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 4073
Extents: 30 Leaves
Dates: 1794
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Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Oral Histories

Oral history interviews conducted with 21 scientists, administrators and technicians associated with the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at the University of Oxford.
Extents: 21 items (21 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 2018
Single Item

Two letters from Charles Fletcher to his sister describing his clinical trials of penicillin

(Fols. 88-89) Two letters from Charles Fletcher to his sister Anne Hopkinson which touch on his involvement in the development of penicillin in 1941. As a clinician at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, Fletcher worked with the soon to be Nobel-prize winning scientists at the University of Oxford's Sir William Dunn School of Pathology to perform the first clinical trials of penicillin. On 17 January 1941 he had administered the first ever injection of penicillin into a human patient. In theseā€¦
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8417, fols. 88-89
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 21 Feb, 25 May 1941