Howard Walter Florey papers 1930-1940


Howard Walter Florey papers 1930-1940

The papers consist of correspondence and reprints of Howard Walter Florey relating to antibiotics.

2 linear feet


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Florey, Howard, Baron Florey, 1898-1968 (person)

Howard Walter Florey was born on September 24, 1898, in Adelaide, Australia. He received a degree in medicine from Adelaide University in 1921, then went to Oxford as a Rhodes scholar and in 1924, attended Cambridge. He spent 1925 traveling in the United States as a Rockefeller traveling fellow and in 1926, married Mary Ethel Reed, with whom he had two children. The next year, he received his Ph.D. from Cambridge. Between 1927 and 1962, Florey held teaching positions at Cambridge, Sheffield, and...