Reference numberHF/1/3
TitlePapers relating to penicillin
Date1925 - 1972
DescriptionThese papers document Florey's work on penicillin. They relate to research and published papers and to the various trials of penicillin. There is also information on liaison between Florey and the pharmaceutical companies responsible for the manufacture of penicillin. Also included is documentation of Florey's efforts to promote penicillin and liaise with medical practitioners around the world and of his relations with the press. Related material such as family letters, correspondence of M Ethel Florey and papers relating to a memorial commemorating the discovery of penicillin have also been included.
Extent264 files
FormatPhotographs, manuscript, typescript and printed documents
Access statusOpen
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