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William Ramsay Henderson Trust, 1954-1973

Identifier: Coll-32/B.63

Scope and Contents

Material relating to the William Ramsay Henderson Trust, dated 1954-1973. The Trust was formed to administer money bequeathed in 1829 by William Henderson to further work in 'The Science of Phrenology', later interpreted as 'anything to do with the head'. The fund was generally used to further lectures and publications in neurology and the central nervous system. Dott served as a Trustee 1955-1973. The file includes committee papers; suggestions or particulars of lectures or publications sponsored by the Trust; correspondence with other Trustees; and Memorandum of Trust's activities 1928-1971. The correspondents include J.C. Brash and George J. Romanes


  • Creation: 1954-1973


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From the File: 5 Files

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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