Family papers relating to the legacy of Sir Lionel Whitby

Scope and Content

Papers compiled following Sir Lionel's death, including: letters to Lady Whitby from James Grantham, Downing College Bursar, regarding the launch of the Whitby Memorial Fund appeal and the first Whitby Scholarship, Dec. 1957 and June 1958; detailed bibliography (by subject) compiled by Sir Lionel's former secretary at the University Medical School, Rose Bennett, with associated correspondence between Miss Bennett and Professory Edward C. Curnen of the University of North Carolina, 1959; University notice regarding the establishment of the Sir Lionel Whitby Medal (to be awarded annually for an M.D. thesis 'of exceptional merit'), 9 March 1959, and letter to Lady Whitby announcing the first recipient, Nov. 1959.

Acquisition Information

2018-19/043 - Dr P. Whitby