The vast majority of the collection consists of film and glass negatives, slides and black and white prints used by Lockhart in his book Living Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas of Muscles in Action and Surface Contours, London, Faber (first published in 1948). The images are of the body in action. Other materials in the collection include some draft manuscripts and proofs of the book, and research notes on the human body.
University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Robert Douglas Lockhart
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 150 US46
- Dates of Creation[1940s - 1960s]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description18 boxes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Douglas Lockhart, 1894-1987, Professor of Anatomy at the University of Birmingham, 1931.
Reference: Deposit information.
For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History (The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000).
Conditions Governing Access
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
Transferred from the Barnes Medical Library in 2000.
Other Finding Aids
The collection is uncatalogued.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
Further deposits are not expected.