File: "Univ Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery"

Scope and Content

File of material relating to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Manchester and the National Fund for Research into Crippling Diseases (now known as Action Research, of which Platt was a founding member) and the Harry Platt Research Fellowship. The file includes a typescript prospectus of the Department 1947, a printed programme for the Orthopaedics Department 1949-1950, the syllabus of the Faculty of Medicine 1956-1957, and a programme and manuscript speech notes for opening of the Hope Hospital extension, 1971. The file also contains a bundle of correspondence with Action Research and Professor Charles S.B. Galasko relating to the Sir Harry Platt Fund, 1978-1979, a photograph of Platt at the opening of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hope Hospital, March 1979, an envelope of cuttings and correspondence relating to the Harry Platt Research Fellowship and the presentation of the cheque for £100,000 from Action Research, 1980-1981.