Reference numberCD/64
Previous numbersCD 866-892
TitleDocuments on proposed Tata Professorships in Tropical Medicine, for consideration of Council of the Royal Society
DescriptionDiscussions between Sir Dorabji Tata (1859-1922) and the Royal Society on the establishment, selection and appointment of Tata Professorships, to be active within a proposed School of Tropical Medicine in Bombay [Mumbai], India. With additional correspondence with the Government of Bombay, which initially backed the scheme, but then withdrew financial support; and with Neil Hamilton Fairley (1891-1966) one of two appointed professors.
Extent42 items
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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