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Bangor University
Dr Hugh Morriston Davies' Conversation

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HMD

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Dr Hugh Morriston Davies' Conversation

Short Title: Dr Hugh Morriston Davies' Conversation

Creation date(s): 1960

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Dr Hugh Morriston Davies, Sam Jones and Dyfnallt Morgan

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Dr Hugh Morriston Davies, the eminent thoracic surgeon was born in 1879. In 1917 he lost the use of his right hand and had to learn to operate with his left. He died in 1965.
This is how N.P. Naef of the University of Lausanne Medical School, Switzerland describes him : By destiny a surgeon as well as a physician, Morriston Davies was probably the earliest advocate of interdisciplinary teamwork in thoracic medicine .

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: A transcript of a conversation between Dr Hugh Morriston Davies and Sam Jones and Dyfnallt Morgan, both of the B.B.C. The transcript was made prior to a broadcast of a portrait of Dr Davies made in September 1960. Also included are particulars of his career and published works.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 14813

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Simpson, September 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Thoracic surgeons

Personal names
Davies , Hugh Morriston , 1879-1965
Jones , Sam , 1898-1974
Morgan , Dyfnallt , 1917-1994

Corporate names

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