Subseries KH/PP/6 - Photocopies of letters, 1941, to Alfred White Franklin relating to his research on George Frederick Still

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Photocopies of letters, 1941, to Alfred White Franklin relating to his research on George Frederick Still


  • 1941 (Creation)

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1 envelope

Scope and content

Photocopies of letters, 1941, to Franklin replying to his enquiries about papers of Sir George Frederic Still, Consulting Physician for Diseases of Children and Emeritus Professor of Diseases of Children, King's College London; includes a newspaper cutting listing the memorial service held for Still.

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1 envelope

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Biographical history

Born, 1905; educated, Clare College, Cambridge and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London; Lawrence Scholarship and Gold Medal, St Bartholomew's Hospital, 1933 and 1934; Temple Cross Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1934-1935; Honorary Consulting Physician, Department of Child Health, St Bartholomew's Hospital; Honorary Consulting Paediatrician, Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, London; co-founder, The Osler Club, London; President, British Society for Medical History, 1974-1976; President, International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, 1981-1982; died, 20 September 1984.

Publications: Editor of The care of invalid and crippled children (Oxford University Press, London, 1960); editor of World-blindness or specific developmental dyslexia (Pitman Medical Publishing Company, London, 1962); editor of Cancer report 1948-1952 with M P Curwen (E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh & London, 1963); editor of Children with communication problems (Pitman Medical Publishing Company, London, 1965); editor of Selected writings of Lord Moynihan (Pitman Medical Publishing Company, London, 1967); editor of Assessment and teaching of dyslexic children with Sandhya Naidoo (London, 1970); compiler of The Tunbridge Wells study group on non-accidental injury to children: report and resolutions (Tunbridge Wells, 1973); editor of Concerning child abuse: papers presented by the Tunbridge Wells study group on non-accidental injury to children (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1975); Pastoral paediatrics (1976); Widening horizons of child health: a study of the medical health needs of children in England and Wales [1976]; editor of The challenge of child abuse: proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Royal Society of Medicine, 2-4 June 1976 (1977); editor of Child abuse: prediction, prevention and follow up (1977); editor of The abused child in the family and in the community: selected papers from the second international congress on child abuse and neglect, London, 1978 with C Henry Kempe and Christine Cooper (1980); editor of Family matters: perspectives on the family and social policy (1983).

Custodial history

King's College Hospital

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archives.

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  • English

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Finding aids

Handlist available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Related materials

Further sources for Franklin's work at King's College Hospital are King's College Hospital Committee of Management minutes (ref: KH/C/M/M), and the King's College Hospital Gazette (ref: KH/SER40), held by King's College London Archives.

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Archivist's note

Sources: Who's Who 1897-1996, CD-ROM (A & C Black); British Library OPAC 97; Historical Manuscripts Commission online National Register of Archives. Compiled by Annabel Dodds.

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