Correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PLA/9/1/3/1
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 G.1
  • Dates of Creation
      1946-1959
  • Physical Description
      106 pieces.

Scope and Content

Comprises two letters from Alfred Webb Johnson in 1946, then correspondence covering 1954 to 1959. Includes correspondence with Webb Johnson about the rebuilding of the College, correspondence about the first provincial meeting of the College held in Manchester in December 1955, correspondence about a visit of Soviet surgeons to the UK in 1955 (see PLA/9/1/3/6/4 for papers relating to this visit) and the return visit of English surgeons to the USSR in 1956 (see PLA/7/14 for comments on this visit), the visit of Sir James Patterson Ross to New Zealand as Sims Travelling Professor in 1957, the end of Platt's Presidency in 1957, and letters from Webb Johnson about Platt's baronetcy December 1957.