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ROSS, Donald Nixon (b1922)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 G/PP1/51
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: ROSS, Donald Nixon (b1922)
Date(s): 1966
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Ross | Donald Nixon | b 1922 | thoracic surgeon


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 4 October 1922, educated at Boys' High School, Kimberley, South Africa; University of Capetown (BSc, MB, ChB, 1946); FRCS 1949; FACC 1973; FACS 1976.
Ross was appointed Senior Registrar in Thoracic Surgery, Bristol, 1952; Guy's Hospital: Resident Fellow, 1953; Senior Thoracic Registrar, 1954; Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, 1958; Consultant Surgeon, National Heart Hospital, 1963, Senior Surgeon, 1967; Director, Department of Surgery, Institute of Cardiology, 1970. Awarded Honorary FRCSI 1984; Honorary FRCS Thailand, 1987. Honorary DSc CNAA, 1982. Clement Price Thomas Award, Royal College of Surgeons, 1983. Order of Cedar of Lebanon, 1975; Order of Merit (1st class) (West Germany), 1981; Royal Order (Thailand), 1994.
Publications: A Surgeon's Guide to Cardiac Diagnosis, 1962; (jointly) Medical and Surgical Cardiology, 1968; (jointly) Biological Tissue in Heart Valve Replacement, 1972; contributed to the British Medical Journal, Lancet and other journals.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notebook containing annotated galley proofs of A surgeon's guide to cardiac diagnosis, and letters to Donald Ross, Thoracic Surgeon, Guy's Hospital, from Springer-Verlag, scientific publishers, relating to the editing of the volume, 1966.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 volume

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature on readers' undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive and Corporate Records Services.

Finding aids:

Detailed catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Acquired by Guy's Hospital Medical School Library

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from Guy's Hospital Medical School Library, 2002.

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 CD-ROM (A&C Black,1995). Compiled by Alison Field

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
June 2004

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