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Cairns, Hugh, 1896-1952 (Australian neurosurgeon)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 26 June 1896 – 18 July 1952

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Charles Putnam Symonds, 1969-1972

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.32
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and Charles Putnam Symonds, dated 1969-1972. The correspondence mainly relates to Symonds' projected writings on his professional life and on the Sixth Sir Hugh Cairns Memorial Lecture, which he gave in September 1970 (see Coll-32/F.104), but also other professional matters, and social and personal exchanges. It includes interesting reminiscences of Harvey Cushing, Hugh Cairns, Sir Geoffrey Jefferson, etc. and the development of neurosurgery in the United...
Dates: 1969-1972

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Geoffrey Jefferson, June 1941

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Identifier: Coll-32/B.33
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and Geoffrey Jefferson, dated June 1941. The material relates to staffing difficulties especially in view of Hugh Cairns' demand for 3 more mobile teams and it include an agenda for the 3rd Regional Advisers meeting.
Dates: June 1941

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Hugh Cairns and George Riddoch, August 1942-September 1942

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Identifier: Coll-32/B.35
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott, Hugh Cairns and George Riddoch, dated August 1942-September 1942. The material relates to the staffing of Emergency Medical Services (E.M.S.) and mobile neuro-surgery teams.
Dates: August 1942-September 1942

Correspondence from Norman Dott regarding rehabilitation work at Bangour Hospital, July 1940-November 1940

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Identifier: Coll-32/B.14
Scope and Contents Correspondence from Norman Dott regarding rehabilitation work at Bangour Hospital, dated July 1940-November 1940. The material includes a copy of the Brain Injuries Committee paper on rehabilitation by 'Group-Captain Symonds [Charles Putnam Symonds] and Col. Cairns [Colonel Hugh Cairns]' and Dott's own paper dated October on the 'Bangour Hospital Rehabilitation Scheme'.
Dates: July 1940-November 1940

First Combined meeting of Society of British Neurological Surgeons (S.B.N.S.) and the Association of British Neurologists, February 1952

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Identifier: Coll-32/F.68
Scope and Contents First Combined meeting of Society of British Neurological Surgeons (S.B.N.S.) and the Association of British Neurologists, London, February 1952. The material consists of minutes, an invitation from Geoffrey Jefferson that Dott should read a paper, programme, and a brief letter from Hugh Cairns.
Dates: February 1952

'Intracranial aneurysmal formations', 1951

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.64
Scope and Contents Lecture by George L. Alexander and Norman Dott, 'Intracranial aneurysmal formations'. This was a joint paper presented in contribution to the Neuro-surgery section of the Symposium 'Medicine in Britain in the Festival Year', 1951. Dott had broken a femur at the time, therefore the paper was read by Alexander. The material concists of text, summary and list of slides for the paper; a programme of the symposia; correspondence from Hugh Cairns to George L Alexander; and correspondence between...
Dates: 1951

Miscellaneous Brain Injuries Committee (B. I. C.) papers and a meeting summary, c 1941-1942 and 28 February 1942

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Identifier: Coll-32/B.29
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Brain Injuries Committee (B. I. C.) papers and a meeting summary. The material contains Brain Injuries Committee (B. I. C.) papers 41 (a), 55 (this is Hugh Cairns' illustrated report on the use of crash helmets); and a brief summary of a meeting dated 28 February 1942, where 'H.C.' [Hugh Cairns], 'G.J.' [Geoffrey Jefferson] and 'G.L.A.' [George Lionel Alexander] were present.
Dates: c 1941-1942 and 28 February 1942

Photograph and brief correspondence between Norman Dott and Hugh Cairns, 1933

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Identifier: Coll-32/G.9
Scope and Contents Photograph and brief correspondence between Norman Dott and Hugh Cairns, 1933. The correspondence is regarding Fowler position bedsteads.
Dates: 1933

S.B.N.S. [ Society of British Neurological Surgeons] Planning Committee, 1945-1948

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Identifier: Coll-32/F.60
Scope and Contents Material relating to the S.B.N.S. [ Society of British Neurological Surgeons] Planning Committee, 1945-1948. The President was Sir Hugh Cairns and the Secretary, Geoffrey Jefferson. The Committee was set up in June 1945 to consider organisation, training, teaching and research in 'Neuro-surgery as a recognised specialism', and its relations with related disciplines (neurology, psychiatry). The material consists of preliminary correspondence to the setting-up of the Committee (February...
Dates: 1945-1948