India 1958-1959

Scope and Content

Notebooks containing manuscript diaries of Platt's British Council lecture tour of India in winter 1958-1959. Platt gave lectures on orthopaedic subjects including the backache-sciatica problem and also inspected of basic medical science departments in the medical colleges. He also performed a few operations and gave non-clinical lectures and addresses, he was often expected to talk on medical education.

See PLA/10/2/6 for typescript diary and PLA/10/3/4-5 for photographs from the tour.