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Planning notes and diary of Sims Tour to Australia and New Zealand, May-July 1956, 1956

 Item — Container: DCPP/WHI/2/3/10
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/2/3/10

Scope and Contents

Includes detailed planning notes, but fairly rough notes of the actual tour.


  • 1956

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Biographical / Historical

Sir Lionel Whitby was Sims Travelling Professor in 1956, touring Australia and New Zealand. He gave an address on "Devils, Drugs and Doctors" to the Royal College of Surgeons during this tour.


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Finding aid date

2019-09-13 17:01:06+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

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