Lady Whitby's diary of Sir Lionel Whitby's 'Sims Tour', Australia, May-July 1956

Scope and Content

Entries show an exhausting round of social engagements, sherry parties and dinners with a constant stream of people, all detailed.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Lionel Whitby was Sims Travelling Professor in 1956, touring Australia and New Zealand. He gave an address on "Devils, Drugs and Doctors" to the Royal College of Surgeons during this tour.

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