Loose offprints, bundle 2

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 PLA/4/3/2
  • Dates of Creation
      1940-1982
  • Physical Description
      73 pieces. Condition: most offprints in good condition, but some are torn at edges and have been put in envelopes.

Scope and Content

Bundle of loose offprints and some cuttings and typescripts of articles by Platt, arranged in chronological order. Offprints unless otherwise specified, Platt is the only author unless otherwise specified:

  • /1 'Traction lesions of the external popliteal nerve', Lancet, 16 November 1940.
  • /2 'War injuries of peripheral nerves', Post-graduate Medical Journal, July 1940.
  • /3 'The sequelae to nerve injuries', Medical Press and Circular, 7 May 1941. Condition: torn at edges.
  • /4 'The future staffing of hospitals', based on a memorandum prepared for the Medical Advisory Council of the Nuffield Provincial Hospital Trust, Lancet, 7 February 1942.
  • /5 Typescript copy of 'The future of voluntary hospitals', based on an address to the Yorkshire Area Committee of the British Hospitals Association, 16 April 1942, The Hospital, July 1942. Condition: torn at edges.
  • /6 'The ideal hospital of the future', Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, February 1943
  • /7 'Congenital Dislocation of the Hip', lecture delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons as the Robert Jones Memorial Lecture, 4 November 1942, British Journal of Surgery, September 1943.
  • /8 'Orthopaedic surgery and the future', read before the section of orthopaedics of the Royal Society of Medicine, 2 November 1938, Lancet, 15 January 1944.
  • /9 'Medical rehabilitation in hospital', an address given to the East Lancashire branch of the BRCS Officers' Training Course, Manchester, 13 May 1945, BMJ, 14 July 1945.
  • /10 'Rest in disabilities of the locomotor system', Practitioner, August 1945.
  • /11 'The place of orthopaedics in medical education and in the regional hospital services', read to the British Orthopaedic Association, 27 October 1945, Lancet, 17 November 1945.
  • /12 Photocopy cutting, 'In England Now', including a contribution by Platt on his recent visit to Brussels, Lancet, 11 March 1946.
  • /13 'Some reflections on the ideal hospital of the future', address given to the Ulster Medical Society, 29 November 1945, Ulster Medical Journal, May 1946.
  • /14 Cutting, 'Sarcoma in abnormal bones', British Journal of Surgery, January 1947.
  • /15 'Survival in bone sarcoma', Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, January 1947.
  • /16 'Medicine, science, and learning', inaugural address at the opening of the winter session of the Welsh National School of Medicine, 30 September 1947, Lancet, 25 October 1947.
  • /17 Cutting, 'Les tumeurs malignes primitives des os', in French, read 11 October 1947, Congrès Francais de Chirurgie, 1947.
  • /18 'Localised cystic lesions of bone', Journal International de Chirurgie, December 1948.
  • /19 'The causation and prevention of deformity', Founder's Lecture of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, 17 September 1949, Physiotherapy, November 1949.
  • /20 Offprint of chapter 1, 'The evolution and scope of modern orthopaedics', from Modern Trends in Orthopaedics, vol 1, 1950.
  • /21 'Medicine in the modern state', address given to the Irish Medical Students Association, University College Dublin, 15 December 1949, BMJ, 4 March 1950.
  • /22 Cutting, 'Primary malignant tumours of bone', read at the annual meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, August 1948, Medical Journal of Australia, 4 March 1950. Condition: torn.
  • /23 'Orthopaedics in continental Europe, 1900-1950, The changing pattern', Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, November 1950.
  • /24 'Diagnosis and prognosis in sarcomas of bone', Bradshaw Lecture delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 9 November 1950, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, February 1951.
  • /25 'Advances in orthopaedics', Practitioner, October 1951.
  • /26 Cutting, 'The Balfour Lecture: The backache-sciatica problem', delivered at the Best Institute, University of Toronto, 26 October 1955, Medical Graduate, summer 1956.
  • /27 'Richard Watson, 1737-1816: A chapter in the history of orthopaedics', Jounral of Bone and Joint Surgery, February 1956.
  • /28 'Congenital dislocation of the hip: the role of open reduction', Modern Trends in Orthopaedics, 1956.
  • /29 Cutting, 'The welfare of the physically handicapped child', Memorial Lecture, Cripple Care Association of South Africa, 27 September 1957.
  • /30 'The backache sciatica problem', lecture delivered 31 December 1958,Proceedings of the Academy of Medical Sciences, India.
  • /31 'Congenital dislocation of the hip: Its early recognition and treatment', British Journal of Surgery, March 1958.
  • /32 'The way ahead. Cost of medical care', based on an address given at the annual meeting of the Sheffield United Hospitals, 23 April 1958, BMJ, 5 July 1958.
  • /33 'Kini memorial lecture', delivered at the annual meeting of the Association of Surgeons of India, 29 December 1958, Indian Journal of Surgery, April 1959.
  • /34 'British Orthopaedic Association: First Founders' Lecture: 'Quick, thy tablets, Memory!'Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, May 1959.
  • /35 Cutting, 'The College and Lincoln's Inn Fields', North West England Faculty Journal, n.d.
  • /36 'Orthopaedics in India', Brochure of Association of Surgeons of India: Orthopaedic Section, August 1960.
  • /37 'Pioneers of rehabilitation', the third Dame Georgiana Buller Memorial Lecture, Rehabilitation, 1960.
  • /38 'Congenital dislocation of the hip joint: results of treatment', Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases, October 1960.
  • /39 'Teaching and training in orthopaedic surgery: general considerations', Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopaedic et de Traumatologie, 1960.
  • /40 'Whither medicine?', from the Edward Holman Skinner Memorial Lecture delivered to the Kansas City Southwest Clinical Society, 3 October 1960, Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, March 1961.
  • /41 'The care of the injured', Ruscoe Clarke Memorial Lecture, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, September 1961.
  • /42 'The evolution of the pathological concepts in the Backache-Sciatica Syndrome', Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, 1962.
  • /43 'Survival in bone sarcoma', Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, 1962.
  • /44 'Moynihan: the education and training of the surgeon', Eleventh Moynihan Lecture, Leeds 25 May 1961, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, April 1962.
  • /45 'Die entwicklung der orthopädischen chirurgie in Grossbritannien', German language version of 'The scope of orthopaedic surgery in Great Britain', Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenscrhift, dedicated to Professor Dubois February 1963.
  • /46 Offprint and photocopy, 'Resettlement - the last phase', address during a symposium at Queen Elizabeth Training College, Leatherhead, 12 May 1963, Journal of the College of General Practitioners, 1964.
  • /47 Cutting, 'The broadening concept of rehabilitation', International Rehabilitation, January 1964.
  • /48 'The dilution of experience: Some observations on hospital staffing', Lancet, 4 April 1964.
  • /49 Cutting, 'Teaching and training in orthopaedic surgery', Brochure of the Association of Surgeons of India, Orthopaedic Section, Summer Conference, 1963.
  • /50-51 'Über ein aneurysma der arteria poplitea, hervorgerufen durch eine exoste des femur', Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie, July 1964, with typescript of English translation of article, 'Aneurysm of the popliteal artery from penetration of a femoral exostosis'.
  • /52 'Giant-cell tumour of the astragalus: result of conservative operative treatment after 29 years', British Journal of Surgery, May 1964.
  • /53 'The special orthopaedic hospital - past and present', inaugural address delivered at the opening of the Toronto Orthopaedic and Arthritic Hospital, 23 September 1964, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 26 December 1964.
  • /54 'Diploma granting ceremony', RCS Ceremony on 9 December 1964, at which Platt gave the address, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, January 1965.
  • /55 'Medicine at the cross roads', address at the Twenty-sixth Annual Congress and Exhibition of the British Institute of Radiology, London, 8 April 1965, British Journal of Radiology, [1965].
  • /56 'The care of the handicapped child', lecture delivered at the Academy of Medicine, Jerusalem, 1 September 1964 at a conference on Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, 1966.
  • /57 Cutting, 'Miss Kearon', short biography, Nurses' Fellowship, November 1967.
  • /58 Photocopy, 'Address by Sir Harry Platt at the Annual General Meeting of the Central Council for the Disabled', London, 5 April 1968, not sourced.
  • /59 'The evolution of orthopaedic surgery in North-West England', Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, May 1969.
  • /60 'Great men', an address given at the Royal College of Surgeons of England Monthly Dinner, Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, July 1969.
  • /61 Cutting, 'The College grace', Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, December 1969.
  • /62 Cutting, 'Letter from Sir Harry Platt', Manchester and District Spastics Society Annual Report, 1970.
  • /63 'A ramble in nostalgia', Modern Medicine, 31 May 1971.
  • /64 'Editorial: Days remembered', Modern Medicine, August 1971.
  • /65 'The unity of surgery', Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, October 1972.
  • /66 'Obstetrical paralysis: a vanishing chapter in orthopaedic surgery', Robert Jones Lecture delivered at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, 8 November 1972, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases, April 1973.
  • /67 'College Monthly Dinner, 9 October 1974, Address by Sir Harry Platt after the occasion of his 88th birthday on 7th October', Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, January 1975.
  • /68 'The special orthopaedic hospital past and future', the first Malkin Lecture delivered at Harlow Wood Orthopaedic Hospital, Nottingham, 16 April 1975, Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, March 1976.
  • /69 'A personal tribute', a biography of John Bruce, Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, January 1977.
  • /70 'Seventy-five years of medicine', a lecture given as part of the MSRC 75th Anniversary celebrations on 2 November 1976.Manchester University Medical Students Gazette, Spring 1977.
  • /71 'My colleague', from the George Grey Turner, 1877-1951, Centenary Celebration at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, July 1978.
  • /72 Photocopy cutting, 'Personal View: A letter to New York - unfinished and unposted', BMJ, 3 March 1979.
  • /73 'The foundation of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland', British Journal of Surgery, 1982.