Personal and professional papers, 1919-1932

Scope and Content

Personal and professional papers relating to the work of Professor William Blair-Bell as Professor of Midwifery at the University of Liverpool and as Director of the Liverpool Medical Research Organisation, including his role as a member of the board of Rossall School, his relationship with the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire, and his cancer research work, as well as the administration of his private practice in Rodney Street, Liverpool.


The files were rearranged according to subject matter following their deposit in October 2011, with every effort made to retain any original order.

Access Information

Unrestricted with caution: some patient data included.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the Morris Myer Datnow Trust.

Custodial History

This sub-fonds was a second deposit made by the Datnow Will Trust in 2011.