Sir Harry Platt papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter from Lieutenant Colonel M. Melville (n.d.); Patients' medical notes and case sheets (1915-1918, 1924-1925); 16 copy photographs (1914-1916); Typescript recollections of George Grey Turner "My Colleague" (n.d.); Book Selected Papers and published papers (1963, 1971-1977); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (Jan. 1978); Obituary from The Times (22 Dec. 1986).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Harry Platt (1886-1986) was born at Thornham, Lancashire. As Captain, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), he served as the Surgeon in charge of an orthopaedic centre in Manchester. Later he became President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

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In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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Related Material

Tape 500: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in Jan. 1978. See also DF: General Aspects: Hospitals and British Military Hospitals: Grangethorpe Hospital.