Pybus (Professor Frederick) Archive

Subject strengths: Medicine

The Pybus Papers are a separate collection comprising the personal papers of Professor Pybus. The papers contain a large amount of correspondence on the subjects of book-collecting, the donation of Professor Pybus' library to Newcastle University, atmospheric pollution and cancer. There are also letters on professional matters, and correspondence with medical journals, M.P.s and government departments, as well as the Press and television.

In addition, there are minutes and memoranda of the Gateshead and District Hospital Management Committee and other hospital committees, as well as a variety of personal material.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Pybus (Professor Frederick) Archive

Archive Ref Code: GB186/TEMP-Pybus

Date Range of Material

1900 - 1975

Type of Material

Personal and academic research archive of Professor Frederick Pybus

Size of Collection

84 Linear Metres of shelving 

How To Order Items From This Collection

Please use the finding aid below to search through a list of the individual items we have within this collection.

If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example Box 1 Letters of professional matters).

You can then place your order by linking to our request form

Finding Aid

Available via online listing

Scanning and Photocopy Service

If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.

Other Resources:

See Pybus (Professor Frederick) Collection for books on the history of medicine collected by Professor Pybus.

Material from this collection was used in our Treasures of the Month feature for October 2013.

A digitised copy of Pybus' list of operations performed at the 1st Northern General Hospital is available on Page Turners, our browser-based viewer.