File: "Bradford (Charles) Boston"

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Charles Bradford, of Boston, with some cuttings and offprints, in reverse chronological order. The correspondence relates to Platt's impressions of orthopaedics in Boston in 1913, the Putti-Platt technique for treatment of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder joint, Bradford's time in England with the American Hospital during the second world war, the role of general practitioners, reconstruction of the hip joint and the work of John Charnley, individual orthopaedic cases, Osgood and the Osgood Memorial Lecture, James Bateman and the Toronto Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and surgery in America generally, and American politics and the Falklands War.