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  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 MMC/2/JeffersonG/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1905-1980
  • Physical Description
      3 folders containing 57 pieces

Scope and Content

  • /1 Holograph note appears in photo of the University of Manchester medical students 1908-9 [see MMC/5/9/4/19].
  • /2 Holograph note appears in photo of Manchester medical students visiting Cheadle Royal hospital, 1909 [see MMC/5/9/4/18].
  • /3 Cutting photo of Jefferson in production of She Stoops to Conquer December 1905, from Manchester University Magazine Feb 1906.
  • /4 Application letter (printed) for post of honorary assistant surgeon at MRI September 1922.
  • /5 Application letter (printed) for post of Honorary neurological surgeon MRI, November 1926.
  • /6 MD entry 1927.
  • /7 reply slip for MMC centenary celebrations, 3 October 1934.
  • /8 Holograph note anecdote about Jefferson concerning his unpunctuality
  • /9 Cutting Manchester Guardian 11 May 1939, re. appointment as profesor of surgery.
  • /10 Cutting not sourced 16 December 1939, engagement of Jefferson's daughter, Monica,
  • /11 notice of marriage of Monica Jefferson 27 July 1940.
  • /12 Cutting Manchester University Medical School Gazette October 1947, Jefferson made honorary member of various societies.
  • /13 Cutting Manchester Guardian October 1949, Jefferson's speech to Old Mancunians' Association.
  • /14 Cutting Manchester University Medical School Gazette January 1949, award of various honours to Professor Jefferson.
  • /15 notice of award of knighthood to Jefferson, 1950.
  • /16 Cutting n.d. re. speech by Jefferson to British Association on workings of the brain.
  • /17 Copy of resolution passed by University of Manchester on Jefferson's retirement from the chair of neurosurgery, October 1951.
  • /18-19 Cutting Manchester University Medical School Gazette January 1956, award of honorary fellowship of Royal Society of Medicine, and 1957 award of honorary degrees by Universities of Manchester and Cambridge.
  • /20 Cutting Manchester Guardian 16 May 1957, showing photo of honorary graduands of University of Manchester including Jefferson.
  • /21 Cutting Manchester Guardian 7 April 1960, award of honorary D.Sc by Birmingham University.
  • /22 Notice of death 30 January 1961.
  • /23 Obit.not sourced 30 January 1961.
  • /24 Obit. not sourced, 30 January 1961.
  • /25 Obit Manchester Guardian n.d. [?30 January 1961]
  • /26 Obit Times 31 January 1961.
  • /27 not sourced, reminiscence of Jefferson by Sir Harold Himsworth.
  • /28-30 Obit. notices BMJ 4, 11, 18 February 1961
  • /31 Obit. Lancet 4 February 1961.
  • /32 offprint obituary Acta neurochirurgica IX.5 1961.
  • /33 Obit. Manchester University Medical School Gazette 1961.
  • /34 Copy Obituary notice, annual address of Royal College of Physicians, 27 March 1961.
  • /35 Obit. British Journal of Surgery May 1961.
  • /36 Holograph note by John Morley concerning the British Journal of Surgery obituary, which has been considered 'unfair'; indicates it was written by Freddy Rowbotham, who did not get on with Jefferson; adds own memories of Jefferson.
  • /37 Typescript "Biographical sketch" notes Jefferson's honours and awards.
  • /38 order of service for Jefferson's memorial service, St Ann's Church, Manchester, 17 February 1961
  • /39 Cutting tribute to Jefferson by Robert Platt MRI Nurses Fellowship Journal December 1961
  • /40-41 Cutting BMJ 13 July 1964, article on proposed memorial to Jefferson and letter from Trustees of the Appeal Fund
  • /42 Leaflet publicizing the memorial campaign.
  • /43 Cutting Daily Mail 30 January 1964, article on Jefferson in connection with the memorial appeal.
  • /44 Photocopy of entry for Jefferson in Dictionary of National Biography 1961-1970
  • /45 Entry for Jefferson in Who was who.
  • /46 Cartoon of Jefferson Manchester University Medical School Gazette March 1931.
  • /47 Offprint 'The neurosurgical clinic and the neurological laboratories at the Royal Infirmary, Manchester' repr. from British Journal of Surgery November 1955, deals with Jefferson's contribution.
  • /48 Manchester University Medical School Gazette April 1946 special number on Jefferson includes a bibliography of Jefferson's writings, articles on Jefferson, and various aspects of neurosurgery.
  • /49 Copy of a Memorandum by Jefferson and Fergus Ferguson, 'A neurological institute for Manchester' February 1942.
  • /50 Cartoon of Jefferson by 'Mike' [Doran],Manchester University Medical Scholl Gazette 1934
  • /51 Photo of Geoffrey and Gertrude Jefferson c.1952, and covering letter from Robert Platt to William Brockbank donating it to the Manchester Medical Collection. *mx
  • /52 Typescript short biography of Jefferson n.d.
  • /53 Cutting entry from Brockbank Lives of the honorary staff of the MRI..., 1965.
  • /54 Photocopy of typescript of speech by Sir Harry Platt given at the opening of the Jefferson Library at MRI, 9 Jun 1971.
  • /55 Letter from Leslie Turner to David Cook, 7 October 1980, enclosing photocopies letters to him from Geoffrey Jefferson concerning Taylor's application for medical posts.
  • /56 Photograph of a postcard sent by Jefferson to Harry Platt showing an imperial museum in Petrograd, saying he was going to the Austrian front with a field hospital unit, [July 1916]
  • /57 Letter from D.W.C. Northfield (London Hospital) to William Brockbank, 13 April 1961, discusses Jefferson as a clinician, and contributions to clinical aspects of neuro-surgery; contributions to international neurosurgery.