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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
Collection

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Historical Papers

Academic, working, and social correspondence, papers, photographs and audio-visual materials from the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology at the University of Oxford, including materials relating to the development of the antibiotic penicillin in the Dunn School in the 1940s.
Extents: 6.0 Linear metres (113 physical shelfmarks; 68 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1893-2014
Collection

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Administrative Papers

Administrative papers of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford (held as part of the University of Oxford's archives).
Extents: 6.4 Linear metres (76 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1906-2006
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Additional historical papers of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

A small amount of biographical material relating to Dr. Norman Heatley's contribution to the development of penicillin at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.
Shelfmark: MS. 15877
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1942]-2004, n.d.
Collection

Research notebooks of Professor George Brownlee and his assistants

Laboratory notebooks of Professor George Brownlee, the E.P. Abraham Professor of Chemical Pathology at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.
Extents: 4.0 Linear metres (28 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1971-2008
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…
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8417, fols. 88-89
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 21 Feb, 25 May 1941
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Privately printed pamphlet titled '1905-1951' by Amos Chown, F.I.M.L.T.: An account of Chown's work as a laboratory technician at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology and the Radcliffe Infirmary from 1905 to 1949.

Pamphlet account of a technician's work at the pathology laboratories at of the University of Oxford Department of Pathology and the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7963, fols. 63-66
Extents: 4 Leaves
Dates: 1949
File

Scientific correspondence: Waley - White, 1969-1997

H.290-H.297: Waley, S.G. Waley was University Lecturer in Pathology, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford, 1970-1989. Correspondence and papers regarding the move to the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, research notes and drafts, and an obituary by Abraham, Independent, 1 January 1994. 1969-1994. H.298-H.301: Walker, J.E. Walker undertook D.Phil. research under Abraham's supervision, 1966-1969. He was awarded the 1997 Nobel Prize for…
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 172/E.290-E.305
Extents: 16 folders
Dates: 1969-1997
File

A tribute to Abraham, 5 December 1991

'Chance favours the prepared mind. A tribute to the work of Sir Edward Abraham and his distinguished colleagues at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology'.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 1/A.7
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 5 December 1991
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'Cephalosporin C Dossier', 1959-1964, n.d.

Copies of numbered typescript reports by scientists at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology (including Abraham) and the MRC's Antibiotics Research Station.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 76/C.546-C.557
Extents: 12 folders
Dates: 1959-1964, n.d.
File

'Cephalosporin C Dossier', 1957-1966, n.d.

Copies of numbered typescript reports by scientists at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology (including Abraham) and the MRC's Antibiotics Research Station.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 77/C.558-C.569
Extents: 12 folders
Dates: 1957-1966, n.d.
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Lecture notes and arrangements, 1970-1973, n.d.

E.21: Hardback notebook containing notes for various lectures, n.d. Inscribed 'E.P Abraham Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oxford' on the inside cover. E.22: Correspondence regarding arrangements for 3 University of Bath seminars, 1970-1973.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 136/E.21-E.22
Extents: 2 folders
Dates: 1970-1973, n.d.
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Medical Research Council, 1949-1985, n.d.

In July 1949 the MRC's Antibiotics Research Station at Clevedon began to produce culture fluids from the cephalosporium fungus for study by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. In early 1952 Abraham's colleague Guy Newton was sent to Clevedon to help speed up the supply of Cephalosporin N. The improved supply enabled Abraham's team to isolate almost pure Cephalosporin N. In 1957, following Glaxo's difficulties in producing sufficient quantities of Cephalosporin C for the Dunn School's…
Found in: Research
Dates: 1949-1985, n.d.
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University Registry and other offices, 1958-1998, n.d.

Correspondence, etc. with the Registrar and other offices and individuals within the University. Topics covered include funding for the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Abraham's receipt of an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University in June 1983, and various events and functions.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 13/B.80-B.85
Extents: 6 folders
Dates: 1958-1998, n.d.
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Symposia, 1990-1992, 2004-2005

Comprises: Correspondence and papers relating to the Henry Harris Symposium: The Legacy of Cell Fusion, 24-25 Sep 1992 Schedule for The Legacy of Cell Fusion symposium, 24 Sep 1992 Schedule for the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Symposium, 6 Oct 2004 Schedule for the Gordon Lab Reunion mini-symposium, 21 Sep 2005
Shelfmark: MS. 12202/5
Extents: 1 box (2 folders)
Dates: 1990-1992, 2004-2005
File

Typescript research reports, 1969-1973

C.570-C.574: Copies of typescript 'Reports to the NRDC on Biochemical Studies Relating to Cephalosporins and Penicillins' by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, one with manuscript revisions by Abraham, 1969-1973. C.575-C.583: Copies of typescript research reports on the cephalosporins and B-lactamases by Abraham and others, 1969.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 78/C.570-C.583
Extents: 14 folders
Dates: 1969-1973
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Patents, 1953-1971, n.d.

C.584: Copy of a legal brief relating to a dispute over patents between Dr. H.S. Burton and his ex-colleagues at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, 1961. C.585-C.587: Schedules of patents and patent applications concerning Cephalosporin C, 1960-1971. C.588-C.591: Miscellaneous papers and correspondence, mostly regarding patents. 1953-1958, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Abraham 79/C.584-C.591
Extents: 8 folders
Dates: 1953-1971, n.d.

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Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 52
University of Oxford 50
Fisher | Sir | Ronald Aylmer | 1890-1962 | Knight | statistician and geneticist 22
Phillipps | Sir | Thomas | 1792-1872 | Baronet | Antiquary, and Collector of MSS and Books 22
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist, colonial politician and mining entrepreneur 20
Boyce | William | 1710-1779 | musician 18
Jenkins | John | 1592-1678 | composer 18
Conservative Party 17
Doll | Sir | William Richard Shaboe | 1912-2005 | Knight | epidemiologist and cancer researcher 17
Lowe | Edward | 1610-1682 | composer, music copyist, organist and writer on music 16
Purcell | Henry | c 1659-1695 | composer 14
Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet | physician 12
Dugdale | Sir | William | 1605-1686 | Knight | antiquary and herald 12
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | statesman 12
Lawes | William | 1602-1645 | musician and composer 12
Simpson | Christopher | c 1602/1606-1669 | composer 12
Wilberforce | William | 1759-1833 | MP, Philanthropist 12
Berlin | Sir | Isaiah | 1909-1997 | Knight | historian and philosopher 11
Madden | Sir | Frederic | 1801-1873 | Knight | antiquary and palaeographer 11
Stukeley | William | 1687-1765 | antiquary and natural philosopher 11
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Talbot | William Henry Fox | 1800-1877 | MP, pioneer of photography 11
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Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer 10
Asquith | Herbert Henry | 1852-1928 | 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith | statesman 9
Blow | John | 1648-1708 | composer 9
Gibbons | Orlando | 1583-1625 | composer 9
Handel | George Frederick | 1685-1759 | musical composer 9
Sadler | Sir | Michael Ernest | 1861-1943 | Knight | educational pioneer and art patron 9
Villiers | George William Frederick | 1800-1870 | 4th Earl of Clarendon | statesman 9
Bennett | Sir | William Sterndale | 1816–1875 | Knight | composer 8
Bodley | Sir | Thomas | 1545-1613 | Knight | diplomat, scholar, and founder of the Bodleian Library 8
British Association for the Advancement of Science 8
Buckland | William | 1784-1856 | Dean of Westminster, geologist 8
Chapman | Robert William | 1881-1960 | English Scholar and Editor 8
Macray | William Dunn | 1826-1916 | Rector of Ducklington, Antiquary, and Archivist 8
Shakespeare | William | 1564-1616 | Dramatist 8
Sherard | James | 1666-1738 | apothecary, botanist and amateur musician 8
Stoker | Sir | Michael George Parke | 1918-2013 | Knight | virologist 8
Asquith | Margaret Emma Alice (Margot) | 1864-1945 | née Tennant | Countess of Oxford and Asquith | political hostess and diarist 7
Byrd | William | c 1540-1623 | musical composer 7
Charles I | 1600-1649 | King of England, Scotland and Ireland 7
Croft | William | 1677-1727 | organist and composer 7
Douce | Francis | 1757-1834 | Antiquary 7
Firth | Sir | Charles Harding | 1857-1936 | Knight | historian 7
Hailey | William Malcolm | 1872-1969 | 1st Baron Hailey 7
Hodgkin | Dorothy Mary Crowfoot | 1910-1994 | nee Crowfoot | chemist 7
Hyde | Edward | 1609-1674 | 1st Earl of Clarendon | Lord Chancellor 7
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 7
Ouseley | Sir | Frederick Arthur Gore | 1825–1889 | 2nd Baronet | Professor of Music at Oxford University 7
Ruskin | John | 1819-1900 | author, artist, and social reformer 7
Savile | Sir | Henry | 1549-1622 | knight | mathematician 7
Spelman | Sir | Henry | 1564-1641 | Knight | Historian and Antiquary 7
Strong | Sir | Roy Colin | b.1935 | Knight | art historian, broadcaster 7
United Nations 7
Anderson | Ava | 1896-1974 | née Bodley | wife of Viscount Waverley 6
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 6
Barlow | Thomas | 1607-1691 | Bishop of Lincoln 6
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 6
Bryce | James | 1838-1922 | Viscount Bryce | jurist, historian and politician 6
Butler | James | 1610-1688 | 1st Duke of Ormonde | soldier and statesman 6
Butterworth | George Sainton Kaye | 1885-1916 | composer and folk song collector 6
Charles II | 1630-1685 | King of England, Scotland and Ireland 6
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 6
Corelli | Arcangelo | 1653-1713 | composer and violinist 6
Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman 6
Ducarel | Andrew Coltee | 1713-1785 | Antiquary 6
Elizabeth I | 1533-1603 | Queen of England and Ireland 6
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 6
Lacock Abbey | Wiltshire, England 6
Laud | William | 1573-1645 | Archbishop of Canterbury 6
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 6
Masefield | John Edward | 1878-1967 | poet and novelist 6
Milner | Alfred | 1854-1925 | Viscount Milner | statesman 6
Parry | Sir | Charles Hubert Hastings | 1848-1918 | Knight | composer and musical writer 6
Raleigh | Sir | Walter | 1861-1922 | Knight | Literary scholar and historian 6
Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury 6
Spender | Sir | Stephen Harold | 1909-1995 | Knight | poet 6
Tallis | Thomas | c 1505-1585 | composer 6
Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary 6
University of Oxford | Sir William Dunn School of Pathology x Dunn School 6
Wilberforce | Samuel | 1805-1873 | Bishop of Oxford and Winchester 6
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 5
Ayer | Sir | Alfred Jules | 1910-1989 | Knight | philosopher 5
Baltzar | Thomas | 1631-1663 | violinist and composer 5
Betjeman | Sir | John | 1906-1984 | Knight | Poet Laureate and writer 5
Bourne | Samuel | 1834-1912 | photographer 5
Buxton | Sir | Thomas Fowell | 1786-1845 | 1st Baronet | Philanthropist 5
Carissimi | Giacomo | 1605-1674 | composer 5
Carte | Thomas | 1686-1754 | historian 5
Conservative Party | professional headquarters 5
Edgeworth family | Edgeworthstown 5
Edwards | Anthony William Fairbank | b. 1935 | statistician and geneticist 5
Elgar | Sir | Edward William | 1857-1934 | Baronet | composer 5
Finzi | Gerald Raphael | 1901-1956 | composer 5
Great Britain and Ireland | Foreign Office 5
Horsley | William | 1774-1858 | composer 5
Howard | William | fl. 1863-1866 | photographer 5
Howard, Bourne & Shepherd | 1864-1866 | photographic studio 5
Ker | Neil Ripley | 1908-1982 | palaeographer and bibliographer 5
League of Nations 5
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Greek, Modern (1453-) 61
Spanish; Castilian 40
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Rawlinson Manuscripts 1492
Archive of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th-19th century 430
Shrimpton's Oxford Caricatures 263
Archive of Sir Walter Bodmer and Lady Julia Bodmer 233
Archive of William Clark 208
Archive of Sir William Harcourt and Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt 187
Conservative Party Archive: Conservative Central Office - Party Chairman's Office 177
Bodleian Library Records 139
Gough Collection 131
Papers of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) and of his family 130
Papers of Sir Isaiah Berlin, 1897-1998, with some family papers, 1903-1972 127
Archive of the Dashwood Family of West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire 126
Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger 126
Music manuscripts from the Library of St Michael's College, Tenbury Wells 121
Walter Benington photographic portraits 102
Papers of Edward Max Nicholson 101
Topographical collections, correspondence and papers of Sir Thomas Phillipps 99
Archive of Sir James Bland Burges, mainly 1772-1824, with papers of the Burges and Head families 83
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Papers of George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, with papers of related families 82
Archive of the Oman family 81
Archive of the Oxford Group 78
Correspondence and papers of Lady Violet Bonham Carter, 1892-1969, and other family papers, 1852-2000 77
Archive of the Anti-Slavery Society 76
Radcliffe Trust Archive 69
Archive of William Henry Fox Talbot and the Talbot family 66
Conservative Party Archive: Printed and Published Material: Conservative Party (and affiliated groups) pamphlets 66
Conservative Party Archive: Conservatives in the European Parliament 64
Papers of the Harcourt family 60
Archive of the Noel, Byron and Lovelace Families 59
Archive of the Russell Family of Swallowfield, Berkshire 59
Archive of William Gilpin and family 58
Conservative Party Archive: Party Political Broadcasts, Speeches and Press Releases 58
Dodsworth Manuscripts 58
Philip and Rosamund Davies U.S. Elections Campaigns Archive 58
The Marconi Archives 58
Archive of Sir Denis Wright 57
Archive of Sir Edward Penley Abraham 55
Diaries of Harriet Acworth and her husband, William Acworth, Evangelical Clergyman 54
Papers of Sir Cecil Clementi 52
Archive of the Napier Family 51
Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton 51
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Carte Papers 49
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Douce Manuscripts 49
Correspondence and papers of Sir Maurice William Ernest de Bunsen and his family 48
Archive of Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner, 1824-1955 47
Archive of Harold Macmillan 47
Archive of Robert Henry Brand, Baron Brand 44
Letters to John and John Bowyer Nichols, booksellers and antiquaries 44
Wight Manuscripts 44
Laudian Collection 43
Archive of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn 42
Archive of Sir Eyre Crowe 42
Wood Manuscripts 42
Archive of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison 41
Archive of Cyril Dean Darlington (1903-1981) 41
Weld Family Papers 41
Dugdale Manuscripts 40
Papers of Sir James Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915), editor of the Oxford English Dictionary 40
Archive of David Astor 39
Conservative Party Archive: Conservative Research Department 38
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology: Historical Papers 38
The M. Deneke Mendelssohn Collection 38
Archive of Roger Bannister 37
Additional papers of Sir Cecil Clementi 36
Additional papers of Sir William Harcourt and Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, with other papers of Mary Ethel Harcourt, Viscountess Harcourt, and Edward William Harcourt 36
Archive of Sir (D'Arcy) Patrick Reilly, 1914-1999 with some family papers, 1885-1963 36
Harcourt estate and family papers, late 12th cent.-1967 36
Taylor Family Papers, 1798-1895 36
The John Dillwyn Llewelyn collection of Talbot photographic materials 36
Archive of Charles Alfred Coulson (1910-1974) 35
Archive of Sir Edmund Monson, 1st Baronet 35
Archive of the North Family 35
Archive of Sir Matthew Nathan 34
Edgar Wind Papers 33
Archive of (James) Harold Wilson 32
Archive of William Beckford 32
Mary Somerville Collection 32
Records of grants made by Oxfam ('project files') 32
Archive of Francis John Stephens Hopwood, Baron Southborough 31
Archive of James Callaghan 31
Archive of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott 31
Archive of Emma Nicholson, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne 30
Archive of William Sterndale Bennett acquired from the Sterndale Bennett family 30
Archive of William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne 30
Additional papers of the Harcourt family 29
Montagu Manuscripts 29
Archive of C. Day-Lewis [pseudonym Nicholas Blake] and his wife Jill Balcon 28
Conservative Party Archive: Printed and Published Material: Think Tanks 28
Further papers of Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, 1884-1922 28
Research notebooks of Professor George Brownlee and his assistants 28
Archive of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 26
Nicholson Papers 26
Archive of Charles Langbridge Morgan and Hilda Vaughan 25
Archive of Jenifer Hart with papers of John Fischer Williams and other family papers 25
Papers of Neil R. Ker, Reader in Palaeography, Oxford University 25
Papers of Stephen Spender 25
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