India 1958-1959

Scope and Content

Photocopies of typescript diaries for Platt's British Council Lecture tour to India, 1958-1959, with an invitation to a dinner of Lieutenant General Bijeta Chaudhure in London on 16 October 1956 and file cover showing distribution list. The typescript diaries are in two parts, the first part covers Platt's 'Indian Journey' generally, and has a copy of the itinerary and a detailed report of Platt's visit, the second part comprises a detailed diary of Platt's visit to Calcutta during the journey, including his attendance at the Indian Surgical Association Meeting. The diary is essentially a report for the British Council on medical services and education in India.

See PLA/10/1/2 for original diaries.