Cambridge University Physiology Department: Notes of Experiments with Rabbits

Scope and Content

Notebooks describing experiments on reproduction in rabbits:

[1] 'Rabbits'. Notes, 1914, with loose notes in 2 other hands.

[2] 'Records of experiments with ovaries of rabbits and sows. W.E. Dixon. F.H.A. Marshall. 1923', 1923-24, with loose notes', 1926-27.

[3] 'Rabbits. Electrical stimuli & injection exp[erimen]ts. Dr. Marshall&Dr. Verney', c.1937-39.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Ernest Dixon (1870-1931), Professor of Pharmacology, King's College London, and Director of Pharmacological Laboratories, Cambridge; Francis Hugh Adam Marshall (1878-1949), Lecturer in Agricultural Physiology, 1908-19, and Reader, 1919-43; and Ernest Basil Verney (1894-1967), Professor of Pharmacology, University College London, 1926-34, Reader in Pharmacology, Cambridge, 1934-46, and Shield Professor of Pharmacology, 1946-61.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Department of Physiology, 1993.


Former title of collection Department of Physiology: Notebooks of Experiments with Rabbits.

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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