File: Department of Physiology

Scope and Content

Papers and correspondence relating to the department of physiology. Most of the material concerns routine matters of staffing, travelling and research grants etc. There are some papers discussing the department's research into the disruption of sleep patterns, and a memorandum by Professor J.N. Mills (1914-1977) on a proposed centre for applied physiology. Mills was professor of physiology from 1965 to 1977, having succeeded Walter Schlapp (1898-1966), who held the chair, 1946-1965.

Former reference: 115

Related Material

See VCA/7/107 for the earlier history of this department, and VCA/7/932. See VCA/7/72, 516-517 for appointments to chairs in physiology.