Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US50
TitleUniversity of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Professor J. F. D. Shrewsbury
Extent24 boxes, 1 large box, and 30 boxes of glass lantern slides
DescriptionLetters, notes, references and printed items as well as revisions and the final draft of Shrewsbury's major work 'A History of the Bubonic Plague in the British Isles', 1970; miscellaneous materials including illustrations, lantern slides, maps and file cards; notebook containing research material for a 'History of the Witchcraft in the British Isles'.
ArrangementUS50/1-65b: Manuscripts and typescripts (by Professor Shrewsbury unless otherwise indicated)
US50/66-95: Printed material
US50/96-99: Illustrations; lantern slides; file cards; maps
US50/100: Notebooks of the history of witchcraft and bacteriological notes.
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Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryJohn F. D. Shrewsbury, 1898-1971, was Professor of Bacteriology at the University of Birmingham, 1937-1963.
AcquisitionThis collection was deposited in 1980 by Shrewsbury's son. A subsequent deposit was received from the family in 1998. The collection was then transferred from the Barnes Medical Library in 2000.
Related MaterialThe Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections also holds the archives of the University of Birmingham and archives of other former staff, officials and students