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  • /1 Copy from on-line version of Who was Who (1997), entry for Brockbank.
  • /2 typescript C.V. of WB c.1970
  • /3 Manchester Medical Society biographical form 1965.
  • /4-8 Application letters and Application forms for posts of RMO, medical tutor and honorary assistant physician 1924-1932
  • /9-10 autograph signatures of WB.
  • /11 Medical Directory entry 1927
  • /12 entry for Who's who in Europe n.d.
  • /13 cutting re. subject of WB's Dickinson research scholarship, 1929.
  • /14 Cutting BMJ review of Portrait of a hospital by Lord Webb-Johnson.
  • /15 Invitation card to Brockbank's Thomas Vickary lecture, 'The man who was Vidius', 25 October 1956.
  • /16 Cutting Manchester University Medical Students Gazette March 1957, lecture on 'The debt of medicine to her undergraduate students'.
  • /17 Menu card, signed, for Brockbank's 70th birthday dinner party, 31 January 1970.
  • /18 Cutting Daily Telegraph 7 July 1972, re. WB's honorary M.Sc at Manchester University.
  • /19 Cutting September 1972, address for WB at honorary degree ceremony, 6 July 1972.
  • /21 Cutting University of Manchester Gazette July 1975, WB appointed honorary archivist and keeper at JRUL.
  • /22 Photograph of WB in RAMC uniform. n.d.
  • /23 Photograph of WB, sitting at desk.
  • /24 Cutting Manchester University Medical Students Gazette February 1954, photo of WB as dean of clinical studies.
  • /25 photocopy of photo album of Charles Sykes' showing WB and others in military uniform [for the original see MMC/2/SykesC/2].
  • /26 British Forces ID card for WB, dated 14 July 1942
  • /27 Photocopy of WB's will, 25 January /28 February 1983.
  • /28 Photocopy of obituary notice for Brockbank from Ulula, Manchester Grammar School Journal
  • /29 obit. noticeMediscope June 1984.
  • /30 Final report of the committee on cost prescribing (Ministry of Health 1959); report is signed by members, including William brockbank, inserted are covering letter, menu card and photograph of a painting of the committee at work.
  • /31 Photocopy article by WB, 'The use of lies to obtain a vital case history' Medical School Gazette 1980.
  • /32 Photocopy article by WB, 'The art of lecturing' Medical School Gazette 1980.
  • /33-56, poems by WB, published in Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, 1932-1950, using the pseudonym 'Galen' or 'G'.
  • /57 Holograph note by WB referring to his poems and use of pseudonym.