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COLLECTION — Box: Small Manuscript Collections 01 Identifier: H MS c590

Mark Clement draft writing titled "The Medical Treatment of Cancer: Introduction"

Scope and Contents

Consists of a typed draft of The Medical Treatment of Cancer: Introduction, written by Mark Clement on 06 November 1937 in Hampstead, London, England. The manuscript describes the problem of cancer and the available treatments, and proposes dietary and medical treatments. The rest of the work is outlined following the Introduction.


  • 06 November 1937


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

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0.02 cubic feet (1 file folder)

Biographical / Historical

Mark Clement (circa 1891-1962) was a cancer researcher based in London, England. He published multiple public health texts, including a treatise on common colds which he co-authored with Leonard Erskine Hill (1866-1952) in 1929.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Harvard Medical Library by Gerald S. Harris, 05 June 2019 (Accession #2020-059).

Processing Information

Processed by Charlotte Lellman and Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook in June 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Clement, Mark. Draft writing titled "The Medical Treatment of Cancer: Introduction," 06 November 1937: A Finding Aid
Charlotte Lellman, Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook
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