Correspondence and papers

Scope and Content

Files of correspondence and papers relating to various aspects of Platt's role within the IFSC. These files include correspondence about some of the important issues which the IFSC faced as an institution, in particular the interaction with international surgical societies and the World Health Organisation. There is also correspondence concerning the election of officers to the IFSC and the membership of countries. The files provide important information, in the form of correspondence and memoranda about the history and policy making of the IFSC, and about its promotion of standards in surgical training and education. This sub-series contains correspondence and papers relating to a number of the annual and executive meetings of the IFSC, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.


Within files, the original order has been retained, in the correspondence files this is usually reverse chronological order.