File: Australia 1957

Scope and Content

The visit to Australia in 1957 was a mammoth tour. Jefferson arrived in Perth on 15 September 1957 and left on the 13 November. He spent time in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Along with the usual lectures and visits to hospitals, Jefferson was also engaged in research into the life of Hugh Cairns for the Hugh Cairns Memorial Lecture. See the file of correspondence relating to Hugh Cairns (JEF/1/6/4/7) for letters and photographs from Jefferson's time in Adelaide. 

  • /1 Letter from T.H. Steele, Australian Postgraduate Federation in Medicine', 10 July 1957. Brief notes by Jefferson on reverse.
  • /2 Letter from Jennifer [?Coghlan] a niece of the Jeffersons, 4 August 1957.
  • /3 Copy letter to Douglas Miller, 13 August 1957.
  • /4 Typescript list of lecture titles, n.d.
  • /5 Copy letter to Dr. T.H. Steele, 3 August 1957.
  • /6 Copy letter to Douglas Miller, 31 July 1957.
  • /7 Letter from Douglas Miller, 22 July 1957.
  • /8 Copy letter to V.M. Coppleson, 31 July 1957.
  • /9 Letter from V.M. Coppleson, University of Sydney, 19 July 1957.
  • /10 Copy letter to V.M. Coppleson, 12 July 1957.
  • /11 Copy letter to John Dowling, 9 July 1957.
  • /12 Letter from Douglas Miller, 19 November 1957.
  • /13 Letter from John Dowling, 18 December 1957.
  • /14 Letter from Killie Sandford, 28 September 1957.
  • /15 Letter from Leonard C.E. Lindon, 3 October 1957.
  • /16 Letter from C.A.F. Dundas, 1 October 1957.
  • /17 Letter from Stuart Morson, 3 October 1957.
  • /18 Letter from Douglas Miller, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2 October 1957.
  • /19 Copy letter from William J. Burke to Dr. V.M. Coppleson with a copy of medical notes to which the letter refers, 24 September 1957.
  • /20 Letter from Jack C. Eccles, Australian National University, 30 September 1957.
  • /21 Copy letter from V.M. Coppleson to Senator Neil O'Sullivan, Canberra, 4 October 1957.
  • /22 Draft typescript notes for a lecture, possibly on Harvey Cushing, n.d.
  • /23 Letter from Donald Simpson, 12 August 1957. Torn in half.
  • /24 Bundle of correspondence consisting of a letter from C.A.F. Dundas forwarding a letter from John S. Carman (Christian Medical College and Hospital, Arcot, India) and a routine copy letter form Dundas to Carman, September 1957.
  • /25 Offprint of W. Brockbank and G. Wilson, 'The Anatomy of Zeidlern (1686)', from Medical History, October 1957, signed by the authors.
  • /26 Letter from Trevor Dinning (incomplete), 6 November 1957.
  • /27 Letter from K. Stuart Hetzel, 7 November 1957.
  • /28 Letter from [F.J.] Kennedy, The Advertiser, 24 October 1957.