Extant archive of the University of Manchester, Department of Medical Genetics. The records in this archive were compiled by Professor Rodney Harris during his tenure as head of department.
The papers are arranged in the following subseries: A: Bursar, consists of Harris’s correspondence with the University Bursar, 1968-1969. B, Dean of the Medical School, presents Harris’s correspondence with successive Deans and spans the period 1969-1987. As well as typical matters such as staffing and finance, a wide range of Departmental and Faculty of Medicine business is covered. C, miscellaneous papers including Departmental ‘Policy’ documents 1970-1972; correspondence and papers relating to the extension of the Department of Medical Genetics in St Mary’s Hospital, 1982-1986; and papers concerning a proposed new biomedical research centre within the University, 1983. Some Chromosome Laboratory data and miscellaneous papers are also included.