Fonds HUXL - Papers of Sir Andrew Huxley

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Papers of Sir Andrew Huxley


  • 20th-21st c. (Creation)

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Over 350 boxes

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Bequest of Sir Andrew Huxley, June 2012.

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This very large archive contains correspondence, lecture notes, writings, diaries, publications, subject files, and slides relating to Huxley's work in physiology.

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NOTE. These papers have not yet been catalogued, and only limited information is yet available about their contents. However, if you are interested in consulting them please let us know and we will do our best to locate relevant material from the details we have and make it available if we can.

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      Huxley worked closely with Sir Alan Hodgkin, whose papers are also at Trinity College Library.

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