CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3750/1/7
TitleCorrespondence and papers regarding dispute over authorship and copyright
Date1945 - 1960
Extent1 folder
Custodial HistoryRemoved from folder marked 'Anatomy of the Human Body: Lockhart, Hamilton and Fyfe. Papers relating to dispute with Lockhart and Faber over authorship recognition'.
DescriptionCorrespondence between Gilbert Hamilton, Peter du Sautoy and their legal representatives regarding Hamilton's dispute over authorship and copyright in the textbook, 1945 - 1960. With copies of letters exchanged between Lockhart, Faber and Fyfe on the same subject, which Fyfe appears to have made for Hamilton.

Detailed notes made by Hamilton regarding the production of the text-book (in particular, the respective contributions made by its co-authors) and his dispute with the publishers.

Five different copies of the title pages of the text-book showing the evolution of authorship recognition and copyright of the first imprint of 'Anatomy of the Human Body'.
ArrangementThe correspondence is arranged chronologically
Access StatusRestricted
Access ConditionsAccess permitted at the discretion of the Senior Curator, Special Libraries and Archives.
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