Memoirs and Recollections

  • Reference
      GB 133 FBB/8
  • Dates of Creation
      2001-2002, 2008
  • Physical Description
      1 Folder

Scope and Content

Set of typed notes and recollections by Beswick which explain the archival collection and expand on the history of the University of Manchester, the medical school, the Stopford Building, and various staff.

  • Animal rights; local and general incidents
  • Air conditioning; designing the Stopford
  • B; Student Relations [missing]
  • Baby Show; anecdote
  • Chittagong; true story
  • Coincidence; true story
  • Computerised tomography; how we got the first clinical machine
  • Curriculum Committee; curriculum planning tapes [missing]
  • Dinner; retirement party
  • Examinations; examination planning tapes [tapes missing]
  • Electrocution; cautionary tale
  • Electronic age; technique development
  • First Attempt; learning to interview [missing]
  • Galvani; lecture to History of Medicine Society
  • Holzel, Aaron; Paediatrician extraordinaire [missing]
  • Introductory talk to students; FBB's talk to student entry 1974
  • Manchester Firsts; Twenty professional examples
  • Medical Education; Expansion of the School and use of District General Hospitals
  • Memoriam; University's tribute to Walter Schlapp
  • MSRC; History of Medical Students' Representative Council
  • Museum; History of establishment of Medical Museum
  • NHS Criticism; Dr Paul, MOH, Smethwick, Report to Council, 1950
  • Obituary; Collection of Schlapp's obituaries
  • Opening: Press Cuttings; Collection of Department of Education on opening of Stopford Building
  • Pay Pause; comment and prediction
  • Scandinavian Visits; Architect and FBB seek information and ideas
  • Staff House Evenings; Staff House Committee ran social evenings: Armitage
  • Senate Resolution; on Schlapp's retirement
  • Stopford; brief biography
  • Stopford Building '62-'72; Erection of building
  • Students; Schlapp's talk to student entry early 1950s
  • Talk Back; Radio programme about new Stopford Building and student numbers
  • Telephone; how to influence staff without trying
  • Theatres; Time spent usefully?
  • WMC's Letter; possible presentation
  • Précis of career given to Class of '58 (2008).