Speeches given at the Extraordinary Session of the United Medical Societies, Berlin, Germany, December 1918

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Scope and Content

  • Speeches given at the Extraordinary Session of the United Medical Societies on 18 December 1918. Opening address by Herr J Orth, Chairman (pp 1-2). Speeches by Prof Dr Rubner (pp 2-9), Prof. A F Kraus (pp 10-14), Prof. Cserny (pp 15-17), Dr Beninde (pp 18-24, Herr Wurm (pp 25-28, Dr Hamel (pp 29-36), Dr Weber (pp 37-41), Prof Kuttner (pp 42-45). Meeting to address state of public health as affected by wartime food supplies.
  • Covering letter from Fight the Famine Council 1919

Administrative / Biographical History

These speeches were given at the Extraordinary Session of the United Medical Societies on 18 December 1918  at Berliner Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, Germany. The session concentrated on the state of public health as affected by wartime food supplies following the 1914-1918 World War. The Fight the Famine Council founded in early 1919  and becoming Save the Children in May of the same year, then distributed the typescript of these speeches around various UK libraries for reference.

Arrangement

The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Gift : Fight the Famine Council : 1919 : ACCN 2538

Other Finding Aids

Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/  searching by the call number MS Gen 1652/9

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Powell, February 2003

No alterations made to date

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Fight the Famine Council. Originally accessioned as P65-1919

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