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  • /1 Cutting, entry for Brockbank from W. Brockbank's Honorary medical staff of the MRI.
  • /2 Typescript biography of Brockbank by WB, for Munk's Roll of the RCP.
  • /3 undated typescript C.V. of Brockbank
  • /4-5 cuttings from Manchester Medical Students Gazette February 1906, a brief biography of Brockbank and photograph
  • /6 notice of marriage May 1899 and admission to MRCP 1894.
  • /7 autograph signature of Brockbank
  • /8 Printed Application letter and testimonials for post of honorary assistant physician at MRI (1905).
  • /9-12 photos of Brockbank RMO 1893-1895, extracted from various group portraits and pasted on paper.
  • /13 Letter from Walter Carnt (Superintendent MRI) to EMB 15 Feb. 1909, thanking him for gift of pictures of former MRI staff and autograph letter of Charles White.
  • /14 Medical Directory entry 1927.
  • /15 Cutting Manchester Guardian 27 July 1929 reporting EMB's lecture about Manchester medical pioneers to history of Medicine section of BMA at their annual meeting at Manchester in 1929.
  • /16 cutting re. appointment of BRockbank as medical referee for North Lancashire area under Workmen's Compensation Act, 1925.
  • /17 Cutting from Manchester Evening News reporting article by Brockbank on work of the medical referee.
  • /18-19 notice of marriage of Brockbank's daughters, 1946 and 1950.
  • /20 notice of death of Brockbank's wife, Mary, 1950.
  • /21 offprint review of Brockbank's pamphlet on John Ferriar from Bulletin of the history of medicine May-June 1952.
  • /22 Letter from John F. Fulton (Yale Medical School) to EMB,1 7 October 1952, thanking for copy of his essay on Ferriar.
  • /23 Letter from Chauncey Leake (University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston) 23 October 1952, thanking for essay on Ferriar.
  • /24 Letter from Chauncey Leake (University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston) 16 May 1953, says met John Charnley, a mutual acquaintance, comments on contribution of Manchester medical practitioners in the 19th century.
  • /25 Letter from C. Metcalfe Brown to EMB, 18 August 1953, noting his resignation from the Manchester Committee on Cancer.
  • /26 -27 Cuttings Manchester Evening News 23 Feb. 1956 and News Chronicle 5 March 1956, celebrating Brockbank's 90th birthday.
  • /28 Letter from George Wilson (University of Manchester medical library), 11 May 1956 thanking Brockbank for his letter.
  • /29 Letter from John Fulton (Yale University Medical School) 24 May 1956, thanking for copies of biographies of MRI staff.
  • /30 Letter from T.H. Oliver, 6 November 1956, personal comment, remarks on moving to his new house in Sidmouth.
  • /31 photograph of Brockbank as old man, and printed thank-you note for good wishes for his 90th birthday.
  • /32 notice of death 2 January 1959
  • /33 obit. Manchester Guardian 3 January 1959
  • /34 obit. BMJ 10 January 1959
  • /35 obit. Manchester University Medical Students GazetteMarch 1959
  • /36 notice of will of EMB.
  • /37 Letter from C.Metcalfe Brown to William Brockbank, 8 June 1961, recording EMB's offices with the Manchester Committee on Cancer.