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Penrose Papers

96 boxes

Correspondence and papers of Lionel Sharples Penrose (1898-1972), Galton Professor of Eugenics, UCL 1943-1963, and of Human Genetics 1963-1965. The collection includes papers relating to the Peckover and Penrose families, and papers relating to the Kennedy-Galton Centre for Mental Deficiency Research and Diagnosis setup by Penrose at Harperbury Hospital, Hertfordshire in 1965. The whole collection covers the years 1806-1974.

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