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SAUNDERS, Dame Cicely (1918-2005)

K/PP149/10/1-9: Audio-visual material relating to Cicely Saunders’ life and work, chiefly interviews, 1970-c 2003


K/PP149/10/1

[1980s]

Recording of BBC radio programme, 'If I Were Moses - Dame Cicely Saunders'

BBC radio programme, 'If I were Moses': Cicely Saunders speaking on her understanding of the biblical Ten Commandments and considering ten personal commandments drawn from her life experiences, including her relationship with her early patient David Tasma. Speech, interspersed with classical music.

1 item


K/PP149/10/2

1990s

Audio cassette tape, Great events - deep meanings

Commercially produced audio cassette tape, Great events - deep meanings (undated), a Christian study course of six discussions chaired by Canon Simon Stanley, with participants including Cicely Saunders, Rev Dr John Polkinghorne and Dr David Hope.

1 item


K/PP149/10/3

1991 Nov

Recording of BBC radio programme 'File on Four' on euthanasia

Recording of BBC radio current affairs programme 'File on Four', on the topic of euthanasia and the possibility of change to UK law. Includes interview with palliative care specialist Robert Twycross.

1 item


K/PP149/10/4

1993 Aug 11

Audio recording of an interview with Dame Cicely Saunders on her work in the hospice movement and pain management

Recorded interview with Dame Cicely Saunders conducted in her office at St Christopher's Hospice by American psychologist John Liebeskind, of the University of California, Los Angeles, for an oral history project on the history of pain. Subjects include: Saunders' family background and education; her early work with the terminally ill; the establishment and expansion of St Christopher's Hospice; palliative care as a medical discipline in the UK and worldwide; current issues in end of life care.

2 items (2 cassettes)


K/PP149/10/5

1995 Mar 8

Recording of a memorial service for Marian Bohusz-Szyszko

Audio recording of a memorial service held in New York for Dame Cicely Saunders' husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko, following his death in St Christopher's Hospice, London. Attendees and speakers include American friends and colleagues of Saunders', including Carleton Sweetser and Florence Wald.

1 item


K/PP149/10/6

c 1998

Audio cassette tape, Communities of hope: a Lent course

Commercially produced audio cassette tape, Communities of hope: a Lent course, edited by Russell Bowman-Eadie and Graham Dodds (Darton, Longman & Todd), with talks by Jean Vanier, Kathy Galloway, Jim Thompson, Robin Eames and Cicely Saunders.

1 item


K/PP149/10/7

2003 Oct 30

Audio recording of an interview with Cicely Saunders, chiefly on her experience of World War Two

Recorded interview with Dame Cicely Saunders, in St Christopher's Hospice, conducted for the Second World War Experience Centre, Leeds, on subjects including: Saunders' nursing training, St Thomas' Hospital, 1940-1944; her family background; education; Oxford University; Christian beliefs; work as an almoner; David Tasma. Duration: 30 mins.

1 item


K/PP149/10/8

1970

Television fundraising appeal for St Christopher's Hospice by actress Jessie Matthews

16mm film titled 'Jessie Matthews' St Christopher's Hospice Appeal', produced by United Motion Pictures (London) Ltd, originally broadcast on BBC 1 television, 20 September 1970.

1 item


K/PP149/10/9

c 2001

Video recording of a talk by Saunders, 'The evolution of hospice care'

Recording of Cicely Saunders' talk, 'The evolution of hospice care', on topics including: the nineteenth century origins of modern hospices; Saunders' personal encounters with patients; the establishment of St Christopher's Hospice; the principles of the modern hospice movement. Poor quality VHS recording. Duration: 60 mins. CLOSED.

1 item

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