Edmond Joseph Theophilus McWeeney

Repository: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Identity Statement

TitleEdmond Joseph Theophilus McWeeney
Archive ReferenceIE RCPI/EJTM
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/edmond-joseph-theophilus-mcweeney
Creation Dates1925-1970s
Level of DescriptionFonds (The whole of the records, regardless of form or medium, organically created and/or accumulated and used by a particular person, family, or corporate body in the course of that creator's activities and functions). (Often, but not always, contiguous with an archives ‘collection’ ).
Extent Medium1 box

Context

Creator(s): McWeeney, Edmond Joseph Theophilus, 1894-1976

  • Administrative History ↴

    Edmond Joseph Theophilus (Theo) McWeeney was born in 1894 the son of the pathologist Professor Edmond J McWeeney. Theo McWeeney was a medical student at University College Dublin on the outbreak of the First World War, he left his studies to join the British Army serving on the Western Front. He returned to Dublin receiving his MB in 1922, after which he spent time in the Irish Free State Army Medical Service and the Medical Service of the Royal Air Force. McWeeney received his MD in 1932, he then worked for the Public Health Department in Ireland, with a special focus on Tuberculosis. In 1950 McWeeney moved to the World Heath Organisation, providing advice on Tuberculosis. He retired in 1964 returning to Dublin, where he wrote and lectured. He died in November 1976, leaving a wife Margaret 'Patsy' (nee Brady) and a daughter, Dr Monica McWeeney.
  • Archival History ↴

    Donation to Royal College of Physicians Ireland
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴

    Donation

Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: McWeeney, Edmond Joseph Theophilus, 1894-1976 ↴

    Papers of Edmond Joseph Theophilus McWeeney, including papers relating to his medical education and career as a Tuberculosis specialist at the Irish Department of Health and the World Health Organisation. Papers also include articles, lectures and other prose writing by McWeeney, many of which are autobiographical. Also a small collection of newspaper cuttings relating to his father Prof E J McWeeney.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Accruals ↴

    No further accruals expected
  • Arrangement ↴

    Minimal Arrangement

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Access subject to the conditions laid out in the Heritage Centre Access Guidelines.
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Creation Dates1925-1970s
Level of DescriptionFonds (The whole of the records, regardless of form or medium, organically created and/or accumulated and used by a particular person, family, or corporate body in the course of that creator's activities and functions). (Often, but not always, contiguous with an archives ‘collection’ ).
Extent Medium1 box
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Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteHarriet Wheelock
Date of DescriptionsJuly 2011, with additions May 2017