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  • /1 Cutting re award of Rockefeller Fellowship to Bramwell in 1923, appointment as physician at St Mary's Hospitals and notice of marriage 1929.
  • /2 Printed Application letter and testimonials for post of honorary assistant physician at MRI, 1926; referees include George Murray, Bosdin Leech , Sir Humphry Rolleston, Lord Dawson, Sir Walter Fletcher, A.V. Hill and Richard Pearce. Numerous manuscript notes on medical subjects at back of item, author not identified.
  • /3 Autograph signature of Bramwell.
  • /4 Medical Directory entry 1927
  • /5-8 Notices of birth of children, 1930-1939
  • /9 Cartoon of Bramwell by Mike Doran from Manchester University Medical Students Gazette March 1936.
  • /10-11 Cuttings from Manchester University Medical Students Gazette March 1955, appreciation of Bramwell by Fergus Ferguson and bibliography of Bramwell's writings and photo of Bramwell
  • /12 Invitation to Bramwell's Harveian Oration, 18 October 1956 on 'Practice, teaching and research'.
  • /13 Letter from Bramwell to 'Wilson' [prob. George Wilson, University of Manchester Medical Library] 1 November 1961, asking him to photocopy his article 'notes on marching'.
  • /14 Note by Bramwell, marked 'For your information only', commenting on a dispute with John Stopford (former vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester) over appointment to chairs in medicine in 1940.
  • /15 Manchester Medical Society biography, includes publications
  • /16-17 Obits. BMJ 25 September 1976 and Lancet 9 October 1976.
  • /18 Elsa Bramwell to William Brockbank, 27 September 1976, thanks for condolences following Bramwell's death, refers to his final illness, also heard from A.V. Hill recently.