File: Roland Barnes

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Platt and Professor Roland Barnes. Barnes sometimes signs himself 'Rastus' and addresses Platt as 'chief'. The correspondence covers various orthopaedic and personal topics. The file contains correspondence relating to various committees, comments from Barnes on the trip to Russia of orthopaedic surgeons (see PLA/9/1/3/1), comments on the Report of Platt's sub-committee on Accident and Emergency Services, and correspondence concerning Barnes' appointment to the Scientific Advisory Panel of the NFPR, the 50th Anniversary Dinner of the BOA, the Robert Osgood diaries, and the training of surgeons.