Professor George Howard Bell, Department of Physiology
- 1920-1976 (Creation)
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1.86 linear metres
Name of creator
Professor Bell was Symers Professor of Physiology in the University of Dundee (formerly University College and Queen's College, Dundee), 1947-1975. He was a keen photographer and took photographs within the University and its surrounding area and during his travels around Britain and abroad, the latter particularly on the work of the Inter-University Council.
Retained in custody of the University of Dundee.
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Black and white portraits of eminent visitors to the College or University, particularly physiologists and other medical professionals, who gave lectures to the University's Philosophy and Science Group which Professor Bell was instrumental in founding 1950-1976; signatures c.1951-1974; letters 1951-1974; 35mm colour transparencies covering a wide geographical area and a variety of subjects but, in particular architectural sculptures and carving c.1920-1985.
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Conditions governing access
Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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The records are on paper and include photographs and transparencies.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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