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LEWIS, Hilda North (1900-1966)

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Papers of Hilda North Lewis (1900-1966)



IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1 Training and early career, 1921-1944, 6 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/1/1-14

1921-1931

Papers relating to Hilda Stoessiger's (later Hilda Lewis) qualification as a doctor and subsequent specialism in psychiatry

Completed attendance card, London (Royal Free Hospital) School of Medicine for Women, May 1921 - Nov 1923, listing courses studied. Certificate of proficiency as a public vaccinator awarded by the Royal Free Hospital, Nov 1923. Medical registration certificate for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 1924, medical registration certificate for Doctor of Medicine, 1927 and medical registration certificate as member of the Royal College of Physicians, 1927. Letter of approval from the Board of Control of the National Scheme for Disabled Men, 11 December 1930, authorising Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) to commit patients to mental hospital. Correspondence, 1931, relating to Stoessiger's application for and subsequent award of a Fellowship in Psychiatry, with printed lecture lists for courses in psychological medicine, Maudsley Hospital. 

1 file, 14 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/2/1-30

1926-1946

Letters of recommendation for Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) from professional colleagues

Letters of recommendation for Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) from professional colleagues, including Dr William Philip Sutcliffe Branson of the Royal Free Hospital, London; Dr Neill Hobhouse, Physician, Victoria Hospital for children; Florence Barrett, Consulting Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital; Elizabeth Bolton, Senior Surgeon, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital; Eric Lloyd, Surgeon. Great Ormond St Hospital; William Moodie, Medical Director of London Child Guidance Clinic; Desmond Curran, Consultant in Psychological Medicine to the Royal Navy; G H Stevenson, Superintendent of the Ontario Hospital; also letter requesting that Hilda Stoessiger extend her hours at the Loughborough Junction Maternity and Child Welfare Centre, Brixton. 

1 file, 30 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/3/1-3

1927 Oct 101930 Sep 30

Job applications by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis)

Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) application for the posts of Honorary Medical Registrar, Victoria Hospital for Children, Chelsea, 1927, and Assistant Physician, Royal Free Hospital, 1930. 

3 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/4/1-9

1937-1938

Receipts for payments made by Hilda Lewis to Florence Lewis and Ursula Shelley

Receipts for payments made by Hilda Lewis (writing as Hilda Stoessiger) to Florence Lewis and Ursula Shelley, who deputised for Hilda Lewis at Royal Free Hospital vaccination classes and at the Loughborough Junction Maternity and Child Welfare Centre, Brixton during her absence. 

9 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/5/1-3

1938 Jan

Description of the working methods and types of cases treated at the child guidance clinic, Princess Louise Hospital

James Fenton, Public Health Department, Kensington to Hilda Lewis, 25 Jan 1938, requesting information on the work of her child guidance clinic at Princess Louise Hospital, Kensington, with two drafts of Lewis' reply, outlining the types of cases treated, describing the clinic's working methods and the problems of staff shortages. 

3 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/1/6/1-4

1940-1944

Papers relating to Hilda Lewis's tenure as physician at Ontario Hospital, Canada

Correspondence and press cutting relating to Hilda Lewis's tenure as physician at Ontario Hospital, Canada, including letters of thanks and farewell on her departure from Canada, 1944

4 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2 Hilda Lewis papers relating to a scientists' tour of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), August 1931, 1931-1932


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/1/1-29

1931 Aug

Preliminary and background information relating to the scientists' tour of the USSR, Aug 1931

Brief manuscript notes on topics including Russian history, economic conditions, the social status of Russian women, and the theories of Russian psychologists Pavel Petrovitch Blonsky and Lev Vygotsky; preparatory reading list for the scientists' tour; itinerary for visit to Leningrad; pages from Russian newspaper The Tractor; postcard views of Moscow, Leningrad and Dyetskoye Selo, USSR, and of Hamburg, Germany. 

29 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/10/1

[2000-2005]

'Report of Hilda Stoessiger's Trip to Russia 1931' by Naomi Cream

'Report of Hilda Stoessiger's Trip to Russia 1931' by Naomi Cream (daughter of Hilda Stoessiger), including transcripts of Hilda Stoessiger's (later Hilda Lewis) original notes, articles and snapshot photographs. 

1 file, 38 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/2/1-2

1931 Aug 17

Hilda Stoessiger's (later Hilda Lewis) notes on visit to Leningrad, scientists' tour of the USSR

Manuscript notes by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) of her impressions of Leningrad, including: the methods for extracting gastric juice from dogs at the laboratories of Ivan Pavlov; agricultural workers; the Prophylactic Home for children, Dyetskoye Selo; Catherine Palace, Dyetskoye Selo; an agricultural machine factory, Rostov, including sketches of factory employees. Also typescript transcript of the notes, by Naomi Cream [2005]. 

2 items, 10 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/3/1

1931

Notes on scientists' tour visits, chiefly to hospitals, USSR, Aug 1931

Typescript notes by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) on visits to hospitals in Leningrad and Moscow, including the Hospital for Early Mental Disease in Leningrad; also visits to: the Museum of Atheism, St Isaac's Cathedral, St Petersburg; Soviet Corn Farm No 2, Rostov; an agricultural machine Factory, Rostov. 

1 item, 15 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/4/1-2

1931 Aug 23

Notes by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) on the provision of psychiatric health treatment and research, USSR

Manuscript notes by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) concerning the provision of psychiatric health treatment and research in Soviet Russia, including details of visit to the Institute for Nerve Prophylaxis, Moscow; and lack of research relating to the effects of social change on the Russian people. 

2 items, 8 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/5/1-42

1931

Photographs of scientists' tour of the USSR, Aug 1931

Snapshot photographs of members of the scientists' tour of the USSR, views of St Petersburg, Kiev, Moscow, River Volga, and of Russian agricultural workers. 

42 photographs


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/6/1-2

[1931]

Draft paper by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis), 'Clinical Medicine in the USSR'

Typescript drafts of paper, 'Clinical Medicine in the USSR' by Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis), detailing her impressions of health care provision and research in Soviet Russia. 

2 items, 8 pp and 9 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/7/1-3

1931 Dec 9-27

Correspondence relating to impressions of the scientists' tour of the USSR, Aug 1931

Letters to Hilda Stoessiger (later Hilda Lewis) from tour member Archibald Gilpin, King's College Hospital, detailing his impressions of the USSR; letter from Hilda Stoessiger to a Miss Carey, describing Leningrad and Moscow, and Russian medical institutions, with typescript transcript of the letter by Naomi Cream [2005]. 

3 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/8/1-4

1931 Sep - Nov

Articles by Leslie Haden Guest on the USSR

Articles by Leslie Haden Guest, member of the scientists' tour to the USSR, published in the Daily Telegraph, Sep 1931, and The Lancet, 21 Nov 1931, on recent social, economic and health care changes in the USSR. 

4 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/2/9/1-7

[1931-1932]

Articles and notes by Edward Mapother on the scientists' tour of the USSR, Aug 1931

Typescript articles and notes by Edward Mapother, Medical Superintendent of the Maudsley Hospital, relating to the scientists' tour to the USSR, Aug 1931, including two copies of 'Soviet Medicine and Hygiene', published in The British Medical Journal, 5 Dec 1931, with contributions by Hilda Lewis (publishing as Hilda Stoessiger); letter by Valentina Watson, printed in The British Medical Journal, 2 Jan 1932, contesting the article's favourable view of medical training and health care provision in the USSR; typescript copies of 'Russia', 'Science Made to Order' and 'Mental Hygiene and Mental Treatments in Russia; manuscript notes by Naomi Cream, 2005, including her doubts on the authorship of 'Science Made to Order'. 

7 items, 51 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3 Papers relating to Hilda Lewis's role on the National Council of Social Service Adoption Committee, 1926-1950 6 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/1/1-4

1926-1949

Texts relating to the regulatory framework for adoption, England and Wales

Copies of: the Adoption of Children Act, 1926; the Adoption of Children (Regulation) Act, 1939; Statutory Rules and Orders 1943 No1306: Adoption of Children, England; Statutory Instruments No 2396 (L 31) Adoption of Children: The Adoption of Children (County Court) Rules, 1949. 

4 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/2/1-12

1945-1950

Blank application forms for the adoption of children through various UK adoption organisations

Blank application forms for the admission of a child to a Church of England Incorporated Society Home, requesting details of the circumstances of the parents and of the child's birth and social history; blank form requesting the medical history of the child; draft certificate for a returned serviceman to give consent for the adoption of an illegitimate child born to his wife during his absence on overseas service; National Children Adoption Association application form for the admission of a child for adoption; form requiring the consent of the parents to the adoption of their child; application form for those intending to adopt a child; blank application form of the National Children's Home and Orphanage Registered Adoption Society; form for the admission of a child for adoption; form for the medical particulars of the child; form relating to the particulars of the adoptive parents; memorandum for parents wishing to put their child up for adoption; information notes for adoptive parents. 

1 file, 12 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/3/1

1945 Nov 28

Invitation to Hilda Lewis to join the Adoption Committee of the National Council of Social Service

Letter from Dorothy C Keeling, Assistant Secretary of the National Council of Social Service, to Hilda Lewis (addressed to Stoessiger), inviting her to serve on the Adoption Committee of the National Council of Social Service. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/4/1-3

1945 Dec 28 - 1946 Jan 11

Minutes of meeting of the Health of Mothers & Children Group on the subject of the unmarried mother and her child, and related papers

Minutes of meeting of the Health of Mothers & Children Group; typescript notes for the Health of Mothers & Children Group on the subject of the unmarried mother and her child, including extracts of reports and statistics of illegitimate births and infant mortality collected 1945; notes on the medical and social care of unmarried mothers by Dr Albertine L Winner, medical practitioner at Tavistock Square, London WC1. 

3 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/5/1

1946 Jan 28

Notes on the Adoption Societies Provisional Regulations, 1943

Typescript notes relating to the Adoption Societies Provisional Regulations, 1943, concerning suggested questions to be included on adoption forms produced by adoption societies for the assessment of prospective adopters and children put up for adoption. 

1 item, 2 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/6/1-10

1946 Jun - Aug

Papers relating to guidelines for the assessment of a child for adoption

Correspondence and notes relating to the development of guidelines for the assessment of the mental and physical health of a child for adoption, including: correspondence between Hilda Lewis and Dr William Alexander, Secretary of the Association of Education Committees; manuscript notes by Hilda Lewis; draft annotated questionnaire for the medical assessment of children for adoption; manuscript notes containing details of reading material on the subject and preliminary schedule of suggested milestones in child development; typescript notes for the Guidance of Physicians filling in Part E Third Schedule of Adoption of Children Regulations. 

10 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/3/7/1-22

1946-1947

Papers relating to recommendations made by the National Council of Social Service Adoption Committee for the revision of adoption laws and practice

Seven draft copies of recommendations of the National Council of Social Service Adoption Committee including those for submission to the adoption conference of the National Council of Social Science; those put forward by the conference on 9 Sep 1946; provisional recommendations for the improvement of the arrangements for the adoption of children by the Adoption Committee, 1947. Typescript alterations to recommendations put forward at Adoption Conference, 9 Sep 1946. Typescript report of discussion of committee meeting on 12 Sep 1946 relating to recommendations put forward at the conference. Typescript draft reports by the Adoption Committee on 'The present laws relating to the adoption of children and how they might be improved'. Agenda for a meeting of the National Council of Social Service Adoption Committee, 8-9 Feb 1946. Accompanying correspondence from J M Robertson, Secretary of the Adoption Committee, and J M Williamson, private secretary to Dr William Alexander, Secretary of the Association of Education Committees, to Hilda Lewis. Manuscript notes by Hilda Lewis relating to her thoughts on adoption procedures. 

1 file, 22 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/4 Correspondence and other papers relating to adoption, 1949-1959 4 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/4/1/1-14

1949 Mar 271954 Sep - Oct

Correspondence between Hilda Lewis and members of the public relating to child adoption

Correspondence between Hilda Lewis and members of the public relating to child adoption, chiefly in response to article about children in need of adoption published in the Daily Mirror, 24 Sep 1954. 

14 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/4/2/1-2

1953

Advice leaflets concerning adoption, issued by the Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption

Leaflet entitled 'Adopting a Child', aimed at prospective adoptive parents; leaflet entitled 'If You Are Adopted', aimed at adopted adolescents, by Hilda Lewis and Margaret Kornitzer. Issued by the Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption. 

2 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/4/3/1-2

1954 Sep

Press cuttings relating to childhood adoption

Press cutting from the Evening Standard concerning children being sent abroad for adoption; press cutting from the Evening News concerning a shortage of children available for adoption. 

2 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/4/4/1

1959

Letter from Hilda Lewis concerning the long term effects of adoption on children

Letter from Hilda Lewis to R D Shuffrey, Home Office Departmental Committee on Artificial Insemination, 1959, concerning the long term effects of adoption on children, Lewis' personal opinion on the ethical implications of artificial insemination, and adoption statistics from the Church of England Children's Society, 1958. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/5 Papers relating to the experimental reception centre for children at Mersham, Kent, and the Caldecott Community, 1947-1956 4 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/5/1/1-4

[1947-1950]

Papers relating to the work of the experimental reception centre for children at Mersham, Kent

Draft letter from Hilda Lewis to Miss McDougall relating to placing an advertisement for the appointment of a new psychiatric social worker for the Children's Reception Centre, Mersham, Kent; typescript note relating to the behavioural difficulties of an unnamed child; case conference notes dated 11 Oct 1949; manuscript notes by Hilda Lewis relating to child patient at the experimental reception centre for children. 

4 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/5/2/1-2

1948

Report of the Children's Reception Centre, Mersham

Interim report of the Children's Reception Centre, Mersham, Kent, with preliminary unbound copy. 

2 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/5/3/1

[1959]

The Caldecott Community: A Study of Forty-eight Years, by Leila Rendel

The Caldecott Community: A Study of Forty-eight Years, by Leila Rendel, including information relating to the pilot experimental children's reception centre in Mersham, Kent. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/5/4/1

1996, May 3

Press cutting containing reference to the Caldecott Community

Press cutting entitled 'Home Sweet Homes', published in The Independent, which refers to the Caldecott Community in Ashford, Kent. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6 Talks, lectures and conferences, 1952-1966 8 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/1/1

1952 Sep

Lecture, 'Hereditary Influences in Relation to the problem of Child Adoption' by Hilda Lewis

Lecture, 'Hereditary influences in relation to the problem of child adoption' by Hilda Lewis, for a World Health Organisation joint meeting on mental health aspects of adoption. 

1 item, 7 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/2/1

1955 Jun 22 - 24

Report of annual conference of the National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare

National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare report of Annual Conference, 'Children normal and abnormal - their needs and how to meet them', including lectures by Hilda Lewis on 'Preserving the mental health of children' and 'Care and education of the expectant mother'. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/3/1-2

1955 Jul

The Royal Sanitary Institute Journal (Jul 1955), and report of the Royal Sanitary Institute Health Congress, Bournemouth

The Royal Sanitary Institute Journal (Jul 1955), including the lecture 'Family background and behaviour' by Hilda Lewis, given at The Royal Sanitary Institute Health Congress at Bournemouth, Apr 1955; reports of discussions and comments by attendees of the conference, and responses given by authors including Hilda Lewis. 

2 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/4/1-67

1957 Aug 13 - 1958 Jun 23

Papers relating to the International Union of Family Organisations 1958 World Congress

Correspondence, programmes, reports and notes relating to the International Union of Family Organisations World Congress, Paris, France, 1958, on topics including: aid to developing countries; social conditions in Jerusalem, Israel; family planning; marriage guidance counselling and the role of marriage in contemporary society. 

1 file, 67 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/5/1-66

1960 Jun 23 - 1962 Sep 261965 Jun

Papers relating to the International Union of Family Organisations Commission on Marriage Guidance, 1962 and 1965

Correspondence, reports, programme, press cuttings and notes relating to the International Union of Family Organisations Commission on Marriage Guidance, Tours, France, 1962 and Lausanne, Switzerland, 1965, on topics including the merits of premarital medical examination, the possible future role of premarital genetic counselling and the role of adoption as a eugenic measure. 

1 file, 66 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/6/1

1962 Apr 7 - 9

Report of annual conference of the National Association of Nursery Matrons

National Association of Nursery Matrons Annual Conference Report, including lecture by Hilda Lewis on 'Follow up of adoption', and transcript of open discussion on the subject between Hilda Lewis and attendees of the conference. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/7/1

1964 Jul 10

Annotated lecture notes on 'Adoption societies and the selection of adoptive parents' by Hilda Lewis given at the Royal Medico Psychological Association Annual Meeting

 

Annotated lecture notes by Hilda Lewis on 'Adoption Societies and the Selection of Adoptive Parents', given at the Royal Medico Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Southampton. 

1 item, 15 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/6/8/1

1966 Jun

Lecture notes on the deprived child, illegitimacy and adoption by Hilda Lewis

Lecture notes on the deprived child, illegitimacy and adoption by Hilda Lewis for presentation at a seminar on adoption, Toronto. 

1 item, 8 pp


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7 Papers relating to the book Deprived Children: the Mersham experiment by Hilda Lewis, 1953-1960 5 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7/1/1-3

[1953-1954]

Draft of Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis

Typescript draft of Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis (Oxford University Press, 1954). 

3 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7/2/1

1953-1954

Typescript drafts of Chapters 1-3 of Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis

 

Typescript drafts of Chapters 1-3 of Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis (Oxford University Press, 1954), with handwritten comments by Dr Carlos Paton ('Pip') Blacker. Also draft introduction by Blacker. 

1 file


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7/3/1-37

1954 Sep - 1955 Jan

Correspondence relating to Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis

 

Correspondence relating to Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis, chiefly letters of thanks from medical and social welfare personnel to whom the book had been sent, including a letter from psychiatrist Dr [Edward] John [Mostyn] Bowlby, with a copy of his letter to The Times, 28 September 1954 on Hilda Lewis's findings. 

1 file, 37 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7/4/1-11

1954 Oct - 1955 Jan

Reviews of Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study, by Hilda Lewis

Press cuttings of articles and book reviews relating to Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study by Hilda Lewis; manuscript copy of review by Samuel R Pinneau, published in Psychological Bulletin, Nov 1955. 

1 file, 11 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/7/5/1

[1960]

Article, 'Some recent advances in the study of early deprivation' by A D B Clarke and Ann M Clarke

Article, 'Some recent advances in the study of early deprivation', by A D B Clarke and Ann M Clarke, published in Child psychology and psychiatry (1960), which contains references from Deprived children: the Mersham experiment, a social and clinical study

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/8 Articles and other published works by Hilda Lewis, 1956-1966 4 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/8/1/1

1956 Feb

Article, 'Psychological Aspects of the Deprived Child' by Hilda Lewis

'Psychological Aspects of the Deprived Child' by Hilda Lewis, Medical World: The Journal of General Practice (Feb 1956). 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/8/2/1

1960

Article, 'Medical Responsibility in Adoption', by Hilda Lewis

'Medical Responsibility in Adoption', by Hilda Lewis, reprinted from British Medical Journal (16 Apr 1960). 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/8/3/1

1965

Article, 'Adoption', by Hilda Lewis

'Adoption', by Hilda Lewis, reprinted from British Medical Journal (4 Sep 1965). 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/8/4/1-2

1966

Article, 'Medical responsibility in adoption' by Hilda Lewis, and accompanying correspondence

'Medical responsibility in adoption' by Hilda Lewis in Medical Aspects of Child Adoption: a collection of papers by various authorities, by Hilda Lewis (honorary editor), published by the Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption; accompanying letter from Hilda Lewis, to the Editor of 'Medical World'. 

2 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/9 Career Summaries, 1948-1953 6 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/9/1/1-6

1948-1963

Career summaries for Hilda Lewis

Career summaries for Hilda Lewis, outlining her professional posts 1948-1953. 

6 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/10 Papers relating to the election of Hilda Lewis to the Royal College of Physicians 1 file


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/10/1/1-19

1966 Mar-Jul

Correspondence relating to Hilda Lewis' election to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians

Letters of notification and congratulations relating to Hilda Lewis' election to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians. 

1 file, 19 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/11 Personal correspondence, 1936-1966, 3 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/11/1/1-9

1936-1946

Personal letters to Hilda Lewis

Personal letters to Hilda Lewis, chiefly relating to family and friends. 

1 file, 9 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/11/2/1-4

1937-19391951

Letters from Esther Wingate to Hilda Lewis

Letters from Esther Wingate to Hilda Lewis, with comment on Wingate's teaching work at the Women's Medical School, Agra, India, including details of the training, the calibre of the students, the poor condition of the medical and surgical wards, and the problems of funding and equipment shortages. 

1 file, 4 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/11/3/1-24

1966 Jul-Oct

Personal letters to Hilda Lewis

Personal letters to Hilda Lewis, concerning her ill health (she died on 24 October 1966). 

1 file, 24 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12 Obituaries, letters of condolence and memorials to Hilda Lewis, 1966-2006 7 files


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/1/1-19

1966 Oct-1969 May

Obituaries, letters of condolence and Memorial Fund proposal

Obituaries for Hilda Lewis, printed in the British Medical Journal, the Bethlem Maudsley Hospital Gazette, and in the annual address delivered to the Royal College of Physicians. Typescript draft of obituary printed in The Times, possibly by Sir Aubrey Lewis. Letters of condolence on the death of Hilda Lewis received by [Anthony] Rampton, Secretary to the Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption, with forwarding note to Sir Aubrey Lewis. Letter by John Forfar, 27 February 1967, Chairman of the Medical Group of Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption, published in the British Medical Journal, proposing the establishment of a Dr Hilda Lewis Memorial Fund to endow a series of lectures at the Medical Group's conferences. 

1 file, 19 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/2/1-202

1966 Oct - 1967 Feb

Letters of condolence on the death of Hilda Lewis

Letters of condolence sent to Sir Aubrey Lewis on the death of Hilda Lewis. 

1 file, 202 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/3/1-5

1968-1990

Published texts of Hilda Lewis Memorial Lectures

Published proceedings of the 1968 and 1969 conferences of the Medical Group of the Standing Conference of Societies Registered for Adoption (subsequently renamed the Association of British Adoption Agencies), including texts of the first and second Hilda Lewis Memorial Lectures, 'Assessment for adoption' by Prof Ronald Stanley Illingworth, and 'The selection of adopters: questions regarding authority and reasoning' by David Kirk, Journal of the Association of British Adoption Agencies (later renamed again, as British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering), 1971, including the third Memorial Lecture, 'The dark side of adoption', by Christopher Ounsted. Three editions of Adoption and fostering, the Journal of British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, 1987, 1989 and 1990, including the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first Memorial Lectures: 'Prediction in child care', by Sula Wolff; 'The health needs of young people in care', by Jean Harris Hendriks'; 'What do children need from parents?' by Dora Black. 

5 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/4/1-3

1970 Jun - 1971 May

Papers relating to the opening of the Hilda Lewis Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital

Page from Bulletin of World Federation for Mental Health, containing announcement of the imminent opening of the Hilda Lewis Unit (subsequently named Hilda Lewis House) for mentally disabled children at Bethlem Royal Hospital; programme and accompanying map for the visit of HRH Princess Alexandra to Hilda Lewis House and the Bethlem Royal Hospital. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/5/1

1983 Mar 7

Letter by Ivan Clout defending criticisms of treatment offered and conditions found at Hilda Lewis House

Letter to The Times by Ivan Clout, Chairman of The Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals Special Health Authority, refuting alleged criticisms and inaccuracies in the description of conditions and psychiatric treatment offered at Hilda Lewis House, Bethlem Royal Hospital, published in The Times, 22 and 23 Feb 1983. 

1 item


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/6/1-23

1986-1995

Correspondence concerning the Hilda Lewis Memorial Lectures

Correspondence chiefly between Naomi Cream and the British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, relating to the Hilda Lewis Memorial Lectures, including the ending of the lecture series, 1995, due to lack of funding. 

1 file, 23 items


IOP/PP4 LEWIS, H N/12/7/1-2

2006

Memoir, 'Hilda Stoessiger, 1900-1966' and associated research materials

Extracts from Hilda Stoessiger by Naomi Cream (daughter), privately printed, 2006, relating chiefly to her family life, with many copies of captioned family photographs; transcripts of press obituaries, personal tributes, and press coverage relating to Deprived children: the Mersham experiment (Oxford University Press, 1954); photocopies relating to the Princess Louise Kensington Hospital for Children taken from Kensington Local Studies Library. 

2 items, 68 pp and 13 pp

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