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DUDLEY, Hugh (b 1925)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0098 MS/US
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
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Full title: DUDLEY, Hugh (b 1925)
Date(s): Created 1945-1988
Level of description: Subfonds of St Mary's Hospital Medical School
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Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Dudley | Hugh Arnold Freeman | b 1925 | surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1925; educated at Heath Grammar School, Halifax; Edinburgh and Harvard Universities; Research Fellow, Harvard University, 1953-1954; Lecturer in Surgery, Edinburgh University, 1954-1958; Senior Lecturer, Aberdeen University, 1958-1963; Foundation Professor of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne, 1963-1972; Professor of Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, University of London, 1973-1988; Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons, 1974; Professor Emeritus, 1988-date; Regional Research Co-ordinator, NW Thames Regional Health Autority, 1989-1992; Chairman, Independent Ethics Committee; Army Personnel Research Establishment, Farnborough, 1989-1994; Chemical and Biological Defence Establishment, Porton Down, 1988-[1997].
Publications: include: Principles of General Surgical Management with B C Paton [and others] (E & S Livingstone, Edinburgh & London, 1958); Access and Exposure in Abdominal Surgery with Peter Ferry Jones (Lloyd-Luke (Medical Books), London, 1964; Associate Editor, British Medical Journal.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Professor Hugh Dudley, 1945-1988, comprising papers relating to the Department of Surgery of the University of Adelaide, 1975-1976; alterations to the Surgical Unit laboratories, 1966-1973; papers relating to the Joint Standing Research Committee, 1971-1978; research projects, 1974-1982; minutes of the Junior Surgical Staffing Committee and Senior House Officer/ Registrar Rotation Committee, 1971-1988; papers relating to the training and research of St Mary's Hospital Medical School students, 1973-1988; minutes of the Clinical Curriculum Committee, 1981-1988; papers of the Development Policy Committee, 1981-1982; papers relating to BSc in Clinical Science, 1982-1986; minutes and papers relating to St Mary's Hospital redevelopment, 1977-1987, including Academic Surgical Unit, Medical School accommodation, working group on bed distribution and theatres; photographs of Professor Learmonth, 1945, and group portrait.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the Trust Archivist, St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, telephone 020 7 886 6528, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist, and is dependent on the condition of the original document. Photocopies are supplied for research use only.

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available in the reading room of the Trust Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The papers were created by Professor Hugh Dudley as Professor of Surgery and head of the Academic Surgical Unit of St Mary's Hospital Medical School.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were deposited by Professor Dudley.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: Who's Who 1997 (A & C Black, 1997); British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
November 2000

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