Reference numberHF/1
TitleHoward Walter Florey's papers
Date1846 - 1981
DescriptionIncludes a complete run of laboratory notebooks, files on Florey's work on penicillin and other antibiotics together with papers, research notes and photographs on mucus secretion, traumatic shock and electron microscopy. Florey's writings are preserved in their published form and in the form of drafts and proofs of published items, together with relevant correspondence. His correspondence indicates the depth of his involvement in the affairs of particular organisations, notably the Oxford University School of Pathology and the Royal Society. There are also copies of documents illustrating his involvement with the Australian National University. The work of Ethel Florey (nee Hayter) and Margaret Augusta Florey (nee Fremantle) and many of Florey's other colleagues is also present. Personal papers, including correspondence between Florey and Lady M Ethel Florey prior to their marriage is also included.
Extent30 subseries
FormatPhotocopies, photographs, photographic materials, carbon copies, manuscript, typescript and printed documents
ArrangementHF/1/1 Laboratory notebooks
HF/1/2 Collected published papers
HF/1/3 Papers relating to penicillin
HF/1/4 Papers resulting from research on antibiotics other than penicillin
HF/1/5 Research into shock
HF/1/6 Research notes and papers
HF/1/7 Work carried out with other scientists
HF/1/8 Papers relating to publication of 'Antibiotics'
HF/1/9 Papers relating to publication of 'General Pathology'
HF/1/10 Abstracts and indexes of literature
HF/1/11 Printed research material in use at the time of Florey's death
HF/1/12 Blocks and glass plates of illustrations for papers
HF/1/13 Lectures
HF/1/14 Oxford University
HF/1/15 Cambridge University
HF/1/16 Sheffield University
HF/1/17 The Royal Society
HF/1/18 Scientific bodies with which Florey was involved
HF/1/19 Correspondence
HF/1/20 Travels
HF/1/21 Diplomas
HF/1/22 Invitations
HF/1/23 Personal papers
HF/1/24 Diaries
HF/1/25 Posthumous papers
HF/1/26 Institutional reports
HF/1/27 Journals and magazines
HF/1/28 Books about and collected by Florey
HF/1/29 Collected reprints
HF/1/30 Australian National University
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8056Florey; Howard Walter (1898 - 1968); Baron Florey of Adelaide and Marston; pathologist and bacteriologist1898 - 1968
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