Jeffcoate: Personal correspondence, 1973-1987

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Personal correspondence files of Sir Norman Jeffcoate with colleagues and peers, including discussion of a possible RCOG oral history project with Sir John Dewhurst, the independence of the Australian College, the Canadian abortion law, the Simpson Oration given by Professor Ian Donald, the issue of criminal abortion, with Bryan Hibbard regarding obstetrics and gynaecology teaching at the University of Cardiff, requests for testimonials, news from medics in Australia and the United States, exposure to stilboestrol in pregnancy, his memories of Professor William Blair-Bell, responses to enquiries about points raised in his publications, the background to the Gynaecological Club, and staffing problems and administrative issues at the College during his presidency.

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