Professor George Howard Bell Photographic Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

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.

Arrangement

Records are arranged within series.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Professor Bell in 1980 and 1987 (AccM/109, AccM/242).

Note

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, December 2001.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available. A detailed list of the slides is available from the department's photographic database.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Accruals

None expected.

Subjects

Corporate Names