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StorageSiteUCL Institute of Neurology
LevelFile
Reference Number NHNN/EF/10/1
TitleEvents: ephemera
Date1937-1965
DescriptionProgramme and table plan, Hospital Festival Banquet at the Mansion House (guest of honour, the Duke of Kent), 27 April 1937; order of proceedings on the occasion of the visit of HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, to lay the foundation stone of the new extensions to the National Hospital, 30 April 1937; programme of visit of Queen Mary for the opening of the New Building, 19 July 1938; programme of unveiling of tablets and presentation of the Associated British Cinemas Limited Biochemical Laboratory, and The Gaumont-British Picture Corporation Limited Histological Laboratory, 29 March 1939, presided over by the Earl of Athlone, KG, President of the Hospital; programme of the naming of the Gowers Ward to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Sir William Gowers, by HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, 16 October 1946; menu card of dinner held on 3 November 1951, containing reproduced image of a reproduction of a painting of Queen Square, Bloomsbury by Edward Dayes, and reproduced photograph of the medical staff, 1887; invitation to the opening of the Gowers Library, 29 November 1951; notice of the first Gowers memorial lecture, delivered by Sir Francis Walshe on 'The Nature and Dimensions of Nosography in Modern Medicine', 15 November 1956 (with copy of transcript of lecture, reprinted from The Lancet, 24 November 1956); invitation to the opening of the New Operating Theatre at Maida Vale Hospital by HRH the Duchess of Gloucester, 21 November 1956; menu card of dinner in honour of Sir Ernest Gowers, 2 December 1957; menu card of dinner in honour of Harold Ewart Mitchell, 13 May 1959; invitation to a sherry party to commemorate the centenary of the inaugural meeting that led to the foundation of the National Hospital, 2 November 1959; menu card in honour of Dr E Arnold Carmichael, 10 April 1961 (signed by attendees); invitation to the unveiling of a portrait of Sir Francis Walshe, 10 June 1963; invitations (one in name of Matron Ling), programme, and programme of arrangements on the occasion of the visit of Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, to open Alexandra House, 26 June 1963; notice of the first Shorvon memorial lecture delivered by Dr Eliot Slater, on the subject of the diagnosis of hysteria, 30 November 1964; and notice of the fourth Gowers memorial lecture delivered by Dr Macdonald Critchley on the subject of 'The Enigma of Gerstmann's Syndrome', 2 December 1965.

[Keywords: Princess Alice Countess of Athlone, Athlone Earl of, Alexandra House, Laboratories and Research, Gowers Library, Royal Visits, Menus, Order of proceedings, Dinners, Festival 1937, Queen Square and Gardens, Fundraising and Publicity]
Extentc40 items [Box 80]
AccessStatusOpen
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
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