File of correspondence relating to the history of orthopaedic practice. The file comprises correspondence with M.H.O. Dawson, who wished to use the Platt's records of cases of Pseudo-Coxalgia at Biddulph for research, concerning the inaccurate use of the term 'Perthe's disease' for pseudo-coxalgia, 1980; correspondence with Professor R.G. Burdwell about pseudo-coxalgia, 1978; correspondence with Dr E. Vander Elst about the history of the text-book of orthopaedic surgery by Jones and Lovett, 1980; correspondence with Dean MacEwen about the shelf operation for congenital dislocation of the hip, 1980; and manuscript notes by Platt on pseudo-coxalgia, n.d.
See also clinical correspondence at PLA/1/10.