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SAUNDERS, Dame Cicely (1918-2005)

K/PP149/4/1-6: Correspondence and related papers, 1948-2005


K/PP149/4/1/1-58: UK general correspondence and related papers, A-Z by surname, 1948-1998


K/PP149/4/1/1

1968-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, A

Correspondence including: invitations to events; visits by Cicely Saunders; her publications; requests for information on terminal care and analgesics; her damehood, 1980. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2060.

1 file


K/PP149/4/1/2

1989-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, A

Correspondence including: requests to work at St Christopher's Hospice; media appearances by Cicely Saunders; letters of thanks. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2081.

1 file


K/PP149/4/1/3

1969-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, B

Correspondence and related papers, including: enquiries concerning pain management; requests for medical advice; media requests for interviews; visits to the hospice; clinical research. Correspondents include: Sir Graham Bull; Sally Byng, former colleague and member of Headway; Professor Michael Bond, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Glasgow; John Browne, politician. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

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K/PP149/4/1/4

1986-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, B

Correspondence including: thank you letters; personal news; a request for an interview with the Methodist Recorder, 1986; correspondence with Basil Bedford, Cancer Research Campaign, 1984-1986, concerning St Christopher's Hospice funding, notably legacy donations. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2071.

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K/PP149/4/1/5

1988-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, B

Correspondence including: requests for admissions to St Christopher's Hospice; volunteering opportunities at the hospice; media appearances; Cicely Saunders' publications; invitations. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/1/6

1990-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including: arrangements for visits to St Christopher's Hospice; requests for clearance to quote from published works; media appearances; euthanasia; letters of thanks; parliamentary lobbying, for amendments to the 1991 Asylum Bill, by the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2082.

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K/PP149/4/1/7

1964-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, C

Correspondence on topics including: requests for information about St Christopher's Hospice; donations to the hospice; letters of appreciation; medical advice; an exchange of letters with Rev Edward Chetwynd, Castleford, concerning the care of a parishioner diagnosed with a brain tumour; script and related papers for a film, 'Dying at home - pain control', produced by London Scientific Films Ltd, for Napp Laboratories, 1985. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

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K/PP149/4/1/8

1986-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, C

Correspondence on topics including: the establishment and planning of new hospices; work opportunities at St Christopher's Hospice; letters of support; euthanasia; advice on the development of residential care for HIV/AIDS patients at Phoenix House, London, 1988; Cicely Saunders' publications; letters following Saunders' television appearances, notably Home on Sunday, broadcast on BBC1, July 1986. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2054.

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K/PP149/4/1/9

1990-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, C

Correspondence including: enquiries regarding medical advice and treatment options for the terminally ill; the planning and establishment of new hospices; hospice management; requests for permission to cite Saunders' publications; an invitation to become Vice President of the charity Counsel and Care, with attached annual report, 1991-1992. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2081.

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K/PP149/4/1/10

1967-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, D

Correspondence on topics including: donations to the hospice; requests for admissions to the hospice; advice on treatment options and care for cancer patients; messages of thanks; enquiries and requests for Saunders' publications. File also includes a letter from MP Jim Dowd on euthanasia legislation, 1993. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/1/11

1966-1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, E

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, including donations given, arrangement for visits, staff vacancies and fundraising. Also correspondence concerning: requests for admission to the hospice and for medical advice; pain management, including the composition of the 'Brompton Cocktail' (a combination of opiates and alcohol used for terminal pain relief); Cicely Saunders' publications, lectures and media appearances; euthanasia; correspondence concerning a request to evaluate a book on the care of AIDS patients, by Alvin Marcetti and Shirley Lunn, 1991, with extracts. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2079.

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K/PP149/4/1/12

1971-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, F

Correspondence on topics including: donations, visits and staff vacancies at St Christopher's Hospice; the history of hospices in the USA; requests for advice and consultations on pain management; letters of thanks; requests for job references. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2066.

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K/PP149/4/1/13

1983-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, F

Correspondence on topics including: the administration of St Christopher's Hospice; Cicely Saunders' media appearances, notably on BBC television show Songs of Praise; her publications; euthanasia; suggestions for a recipe book for the elderly; requests for advice from professional colleagues and from the public. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2081.

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K/PP149/4/1/14

1972-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, G

Correspondence on topics including: pain management and caring for the terminally ill; arrangements for visits and donations to St Christopher's Hospice; work experience and employment at the hospice; regional UK hospices; requests for publications and interviews, including a questionnaire completed by Saunders for the Scripture Union's magazine, The SALT Programme, 1997. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2052.

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K/PP149/4/1/15

1971-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, H

Correspondence on topics including: patient care and donations to St Christopher's Hospice; care for the terminally ill; a study by the Centre for Policy on Ageing, 'Voluntary and Christian Service Study of the Hospice Movement', 1982; an invitation to Saunders to become a patron of the anti-nuclear weapons organisation, Freeze, 1985. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

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K/PP149/4/1/16

1967-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, J

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, including: donations, requests for information, letters of appreciation and letters about the hospice choir. Other topics include: pain management; UK hospice services; home care for the terminally ill; requests for interviews, publications and reprint articles. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2065.

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K/PP149/4/1/17

1982-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, J

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including admissions, fundraising, hospice management and other business matters. Also: requests for medical advice, advice on employment and for job references; letters concerning the establishment of a hospice in Krakow, Poland; discussion of UK government legislation on incapacity benefits; the award to Saunders of the freedom of the London Borough of Bromley. Personal data included in the file is CLOSED for review in 2055.

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K/PP149/4/1/18

1964-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, K

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including fundraising, visits, information and support. Also: requests for medical advice and discussion of treatment options for the terminally ill; requests for job references; discussion of bereavement and Christian theology; reference to the impact on Cicely Saunders of her early patient, David Tasma; correspondence with Dr Rob Kelly, St Thomas' Hospital, on the treatment of long-term St Christopher's patients with malignant diseases. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2062.

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K/PP149/4/1/19

1980-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, K

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including fundraising, information and possible vacancies. Also requests for medical advice and for lectures, correspondence on the history of the hospice movement, and an offprint article, 'Depression in advanced cancer', by Thomas D Walsh and Cicely Saunders, published in Treatment of depression in general practice, Mar 1984. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in in 2086.

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K/PP149/4/1/20

1966-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, H

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including visits, teaching courses and possible vacancies. Also: requests for interviews, publications and careers advice; correspondence on medical consultations; information on UK hospices; correspondence relating to a grant application by the Alister Hardy Religious Experience Research Centre; letters concerning the Roman Catholic Church's position on euthanasia, including a note by Cardinal Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, 1986, and a copy of the Catholic newspaper, The Tablet, 2 November 1985. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2073.

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K/PP149/4/1/21

1990-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, H

Correspondence on topics including: hospices in other countries; honours and awards; media appearances by Cicely Saunders; pain management; St Christopher's Hospice Executive Council; euthanasia. Also correspondence with Dr Brian Harrison, Oxford University, on changing attitudes to death, with the transcript of an interview given by Saunders, 1997. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2081.

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K/PP149/4/1/22

1968-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, I

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, including enquiries about visits to the hospice, its admission policy, staff vacancies and donations. Also requests for medical advice for terminally ill and elderly patients, consultations on pain management, requests for lectures and interviews, and an invitation to join the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) from Lord Aylestone, Herbert William Bowden (1905-2011), Chairman, IBA, 1974. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2080.

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K/PP149/4/1/23

1987-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, K

Correspondence relating to topics including: fundraising for St Christopher's Hospice; the history of the hospice; requests for articles, interviews and comments on articles by other authors. Also text of a lecture, 'Decisions at the end of life', given by Cicely Saunders at the University of Humberside, 1997. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2081.

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K/PP149/4/1/24

1967-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, L

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including: visits to the hospice; fundraising; pain management; the treatment of terminally ill patients; congratulations on honours received; regional hospices; the history of early hospices. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in in 2070.

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K/PP149/4/1/25

1987-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, L

Correspondence on topics including: the history of St Christopher's Hospice; HIV/AIDS patient care; publications on the treatment of advanced cancer in hospices; an international conference on palliative care held at St Christopher's Hospice, 1987; the Church of England; congratulations on media appearances by Cicely Saunders. Also correspondence, 1987-1989, with journalist and newsreader Martyn Lewis, chiefly comments by Saunders on Lewis' book, Tears and smiles- the hospice handbook (Michael O'Mara Books, 1989). Sensitive personal data included in the file is CLOSED for review in 2074.

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K/PP149/4/1/26

1960-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, M

Correspondence on topics including: requests for medical advice and local hospice information; enquiries relating to the history and administration of St Christopher's Hospice; letters of thanks following lectures by Cicely Saunders. Also correspondence, 1960-1978, with Marion Murray, former sister-in-charge of Ward 12, Whittington Hospital, where Saunders' former patient, David Tasma, died in 1948. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in in 2067.

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K/PP149/4/1/27

1984-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, M

Correspondence on topics including: medical advice; information about St Christopher's Hospice; requests for articles and interviews; Fiona Macdonald's book, Working for equality (women history makers) (London, Macdonald, 1987), with draft text. File also includes correspondence with Hugh Molson, Baron Molson (1903-1991), and John Major (b 1943), Under Secretary of State for Social Security, on the payment of supplementary benefit to people caring for the terminally ill, 1986. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/1/28

1989-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, M

Correspondence, with related articles, newsletters, brochures and poems on topics including: euthanasia; the charity Mobility Trust; articles by Cicely Saunders; employment in hospices; Cicely Saunders' appointment as a member of the Order of Merit, 1989. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2082.

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K/PP149/4/1/29

1962-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, Mc

Correspondence and related papers on topics including: pain management; services for the terminally ill; visits and donations to St Christopher's Hospice; requests for talks. File also includes correspondence with former colleagues at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney, and correspondence, 1962-1969, with Dr R M B MacKenna, St Bartholomew's Hospital, on fundraising for St Christopher's Hospice. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2055.

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K/PP149/4/1/30

1970-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, Mc

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: donations; vacancies; visits to the hospice; pain management; treatment of the terminally ill; publications and talks by Saunders; regional hospices; letters of thanks. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2080.

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K/PP149/4/1/31

1962-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, N

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including fundraising, donations, visits and vacancies. The file includes correspondence, 1962-1969, with Robert Wallace Nevin (1908-1981), Dean of St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, on the establishment and financing of St Christopher's Hospice, and on St Thomas' Medical School Old Student Day, 1966. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2054.

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K/PP149/4/1/32

1971-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, N

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: donations; vacancies; admissions policy; individual patients; pain management; regional hospices; motor neurone disease; articles on hospices and terminal care by Cicely Saunders, including 'Should a patient know?', published in Nursing Times, 1976. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

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K/PP149/4/1/33

1981-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, N

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: donations; its admission policy; vacancies; requests for talks and lectures; conference organisation; medical advice; honours and awards; the memorial service, 1988, for Dame Albertine Winner (1907-1988), President and Deputy Medical Director, St Christopher's Hospice. File includes correspondence with Nursing Times, Nursing Mirror, and the National Federation of Women's Institutes. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2080.

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K/PP149/4/1/34

1968-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, O

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: fundraising and donations; visits; employment opportunities; its admission policy; medical advice; pain management; hospices in the UK and abroad; requests for articles; media coverage; honours and awards. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2056.

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K/PP149/4/1/35

1962-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, P-Q

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice including letters concerning fundraising, donations, vacancies and the purchase of clinical equipment. Also: enquiries regarding the care of motor neurone patients; visits to the hospice by healthcare professionals; articles by Canon John D Pearce-Higgins on Christian perspective on terminal care and the afterlife; correspondence with Lillian Pipkin, former Salvation Army nurse at St Luke's Hospital, London. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2054.

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K/PP149/4/1/36

1970-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, P-Q

Correspondence on topics including donations to St Christopher's Hospice, admissions, and requests for talks, lectures and media appearances. File includes correspondence, 1974, with Sir Michael Willcox Perrin (1905-1988), the recently retired Chairman of the Wellcome Foundation, on his visit to the hospice, fundraising and hospice personnel. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in in 2027.

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K/PP149/4/1/37

1976-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, P-Q

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice on topics including donations, visits, teaching courses, admissions, medical advice, pain management, other hospices, career advice, medical publications, and the Paws Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2048.

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K/PP149/4/1/38

1980-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, P-Q

Correspondence and related papers on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; visits; thanks from the families of patients; pain management; Cicely Saunders' publications; conferences; requests for talks; motor neurone disease. File includes correspondence relating to a paper by North Camden Community Health Council on terminal illness and terminal care, 1981; an invitation by the British Holistic Medical Association to their launching conference, 1983; correspondence with Sir Desmond Arthur Pond, Chief Scientist, Department of Health and Social Services, concerning a visit to the hospice in 1983. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2067.

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K/PP149/4/1/39

1984-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, P-Q

Correspondence on topics including: the history and administration of St Christopher's Hospice; vacancies; requests for articles by Cicely Saunders; a chapter by Saunders, 'Evolution of the hospices', published in The history of management of pain (edited by Ronald Mann, London, Parthenon, 1988). File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/1/40

1948, 1964-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; thanks for talks and lectures given by Saunders; the 'Brompton Cocktail' (a combination of opiates and alcohol used for terminal pain relief); visits to the hospice by organisations including the Royal Scottish Corporation, Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS), and the British Red Cross Society. File includes correspondence with Dr M D Ripka, the general practitioner who cared for Saunders' early patient David Tasma. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2055.

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K/PP149/4/1/41

1967-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including donations to St Christopher's Hospice, visits, pain management and lectures and articles by Cicely Saunders. File includes offprint articles by Dr Dewi Rees, general practitioner, published in the British Medical Journal, 1971-1972, including article, 'The Hallucination of Widowhood', 1972, and the 1974 annual report and accounts for the charity Royal United Kingdom Beneficent Association (RUBKA, subsequently renamed Independent Age). File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2060.

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K/PP149/4/1/42

1974-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; other UK hospices; pain medication; euthanasia; Cicely Saunders' publications and media appearances; charities. File includes correspondence with Fiona Ross on a Nursing Times article, 1980, on patients with motor neurone disease. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

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K/PP149/4/1/43

1981-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including: vacancies at St Christopher's Hospice; euthanasia; the use of diazepam (Valium); medical advice to the chronically ill; regional hospices. File also includes: correspondence with the National Federation of Women's Institutes concerning their 1982 resolution to support hospice care; correspondence, 1983-1984, with Audrey Rose on a programme of events in support of an exhibition of the paintings and poems of her brother, David Rose; an application to the Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, 1984, for funding for an additional social worker for the hospice social work team. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2055.

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K/PP149/4/1/44

1986-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including donations to St Christopher's Hospice; vacancies; thanks for care received; euthanasia; requests for articles and for comment on articles by others on psychotherapy for the terminally ill. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2071.

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K/PP149/4/1/45

1960-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, S

Correspondence chiefly with nuns, including former colleagues at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney, on topics including: the fundraising for St Christopher's Hospice and its opening ceremony, 1967; visits; information about St Christopher's and about the hospice movement; pain management; euthanasia. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2057.

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K/PP149/4/1/46

1973-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, S

Correspondence on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; the history of the hospice movement; pain management; requests for offprint articles; Cicely Saunders' 'Thought for the day' broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 1975. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2062.

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K/PP149/4/1/47

1972-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, S

Correspondence on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; vacancies; artworks in the hospice; pain management; medical consultations; regional hospices; talks by Cicely Saunders; requests for articles by Saunders and clearance to quote from articles by Saunders; corrections to articles published in 'Sydenham life', the parish magazine of St Bartholomew's Church, Sydenham, 1981. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2067.

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K/PP149/4/1/48

1984-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, S

Correspondence on topics including: admissions to St Christopher's Hospice; medical consultations; the management and finances of St Christopher's; bereavement; Cicely Saunders' appearance on BBC Radio 4 'Desert Island Discs', 1994; Christian perceptions of the afterlife; invitations to join charities and pressure groups, including the Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (MCANW). File also includes correspondence, 1988, with Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowden (b 1930), requesting copies of photographs he took of Saunders for a recent article for Time magazine, and correspondence, 1990-1991, with historian and theologian Margaret Spufford (1935-2014), relating to Spufford' book, Celebration (Fount, 1989). File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2080.

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K/PP149/4/1/49

1957-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, T

Correspondence on topics including: donations and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; vacancies and admissions to the hospice; medical advice; career advice; fundraising; lectures by Cicely Saunders. File includes correspondence, 1957-1969, with religious retreat Troutstream House, Hertfordshire, correspondence with the Teachers' Benevolent Fund and correspondence with the Wives' Fellowship. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2059.

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K/PP149/4/1/50

1976-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, T

Correspondence on topics including: opportunities for volunteers at St Christopher's Hospice; regional hospices; hospices in Sweden; bereavement; pain management; requests for offprint articles by Cicely Saunders; Saunders' media appearances. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

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K/PP149/4/1/51

1981-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, T

Correspondence on topics including: fundraising, vacancies and admissions at St Christopher's Hospice; medical advice; the care of the terminally and chronically ill; the hospice movement; charities and pressure groups; requests for endorsements for books. File includes correspondence, 1987, with author Allegra Taylor concerning the possibility of her volunteering at the hospice to help her research for a book on death and dying. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/1/52

1989-1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, T

Correspondence and related papers on topics including: conferences on palliative care; the care of terminally ill patients; the international hospice movement; requests for offprint articles by Cicely Saunders; the awards to Saunders of the Lambeth Doctorate of Medicine, 1977, and the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, 1981. File includes correspondence, 1989-1996, with Margaret Torrie (1912-1999), founder of Cruse Bereavement Care, chiefly regarding Torrie's book, Living awake: some reflections of life in the nineties (Richmond, Surrey, Cruse, 1993), and correspondence, 1990-1996, with former colleague Dr Robert Twycross (b 1941), on published works about the hospice movement. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2082.

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K/PP149/4/1/53

1969-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, U

Correspondence chiefly relating to donations, visits and admissions to St Christopher's Hospice. Also requests for information on pain management and medical training. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/1/54

1970-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, V

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, including: donations; letters of thanks; requests for advice on pain management and narcotics; the Hospice Research Committee; the establishment of hospices abroad. File also includes correspondence with the Voluntary Euthanasia Society. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/1/55

1960-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, W

Correspondence on topics including: donations to St Christopher's Hospice; admissions; St Christopher's teaching course; UK hospices; advice on pain management and bereavement; requests for talks by Cicely Saunders. File also includes correspondence, 1960-1969, with Canon Max Alexander Cunningham Warren (1904-1977), former General Secretary of the Christian Missionary Society, on the fundraising and building of St Christopher's Hospice, and the text of a masters dissertation 'Evaluation of continuing care (the oncology services): who cares?', by Gerald Woodbine, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 1976. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2068.

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K/PP149/4/1/56

1971-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, W

Correspondence on topics including: hospice care; HIV and AIDS; possible employment at St Christopher's Hospice; the management of the hospice; letters of thanks; Cicely Saunders' religious and medical writings; the pay of nurses. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2073.

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K/PP149/4/1/57

1990-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, W

Correspondence and related papers on topics including: media appearances and interviews by Cicely Saunders; St Christopher's Hospice Executive Council; medical enquiries; Saunders' book, Beyond the horizon: a search for meaning in suffering (London, Darton, Longman and Todd, 1990). File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/1/58

1968-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: UK general correspondence, X-Z

Correspondence chiefly relating to St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: fundraising and donations; visits; vacancies; pain management; the development of hospices in the UK and abroad; a BBC World Service German language radio documentary on St Christopher's Hospice, 'Sign of hope', broadcast in 1968. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/2/1-111: USA general correspondence and related papers, A-Z by surname, 1959-1997


K/PP149/4/2/1

1965-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, A

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice, including a visit by the Under Secretary for Long Term Care in the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1976; Cicely Saunders' attendance at a conference of the Association of Operating Room Nurses, Chicago, 1973; the history of the hospice movement; publications. File also includes invitations, leaflets, press cuttings and articles. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2057.

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K/PP149/4/2/2

1962-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the American Cancer Society

Correspondence relating to Cicely Saunders' visits to United States and conferences, including the Second National Conference on Cancer Nursing, St Louis, 1977. Also conference programme, abstracts, papers, booklets, and published articles by Virginia Barckley, nursing consultant, American Cancer Society.

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K/PP149/4/2/3

1961-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including: meetings with medical professionals in the US; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; conference invitations; requests for information about the hospice. File includes correspondence, 1963-1969, with Dr Margaretta E Bowers, concerning the possible use of hypnosis to alleviate some of the symptoms of terminally ill patients.

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K/PP149/4/2/4

1965-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including St Christopher's Hospice, pain management, the US hospice movement, teaching, and visits to St Christopher's. File also includes correspondence and related papers, 1976-1977, concerning a proposed conference by the National Institute for the Seriously Ill and Dying, Philadelphia.

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K/PP149/4/2/5

1978-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; information about St Christopher's; proposed US lectures by Cicely Saunders; congratulations; publications; art therapy; occupational therapy. File includes correspondence, 1978-1981, with Prof Leo K Bustad (1920-1998), Dean and Professor of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, 1978-1981, concerning a visit to St Christopher's Hospice and the use of pet therapy. Also articles, notes, press cuttings and conference leaflets. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/6

1982-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; honours and awards, including the presentation of the Elizabeth Blackwell Award to Cicely Saunders (for outstanding service to humanity), 1985; publications; interviews, including the text of an interview for St Mary's Hospital magazine, 1983. Also personal letters, press cuttings, journals and articles. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/7

1985-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, B

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; requests for talks and lectures; requests for publications; donations; articles on St Christopher's; Cicely Saunders' Elizabeth Blackwell Award, 1985, with the award certificate; hospice news; articles on palliative care. File includes correspondence with Dr Pedro Bejarano, Bogota, Columbia, 1987, relating to his visit to St Christopher's Hospice, also cards, photographs and printed articles. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/8

1963-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Esther Lucille Brown

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Esther Lucille Brown (1898-1990), social anthropologist and author, based in San Francisco, California. File includes a letter of introduction from Herman Feifel, Chief Psychologist of Veterans Administration, Los Angeles, California. Topics include: the plans for St Christopher's Hospice; Brown's research on the care of the dying; visits to care home and hospitals in the USA and elsewhere; personal contacts in healthcare, especially nursing; the development of hospices in the USA; personal news.

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K/PP149/4/2/9

1963-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, C

Correspondence on topics including: visits by Cicely Saunders to the USA; requests for articles and interviews; visits to St Christopher's Hospice by US medical professionals. Also issues of Chaplair, the newsletter of episcopal hospitals and chaplains, 1975, draft texts for talks, articles, and two photographs of Saunders at Yale University.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/10

1977-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, C

Correspondence on topics including: requests for information and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; invitations to give talks; requests for permission to reprint photographs from articles; letters relating to pain management, especially the 'Brompton Cocktail' (a combination of opiates and alcohol used for terminal pain relief). Also newsletters, circulars and press cuttings. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2046.

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K/PP149/4/2/11

1975, 1980-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, C

Correspondence on topics including: talks and visits by Cicely Saunders; request for permission to reprint Saunders' article, 'Last stages of life' in Hospice Care: Principles and Practice (1983); visits to St Christopher's Hospice; advice on pain management. File also includes correspondence, with related papers, with Dr Inge B Corless, University of North Carolina, a member of the Spiritual Care Work Group (part of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement) including comments by Saunders on Corless' paper, 'Spirituality for whom?', given at a conference, 'The secular and non-secular spiritual issues of death and dying', New Haven, Connecticut, 1986. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2071.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/12

1980-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, C

Correspondence chiefly relating to Calvary Hospital, Bronx, New York, especially with Dr James E Cimino, Clinical Professor of Medicine, on topics including home care services and the evaluation of standards of care, with related published articles, 1984-1993, by Cimino. File also includes correspondence on publications about palliative care, and correspondence, 1991-1993, about the publication of A challenge for living: dying, death and bereavement, edited by Inge B Corless et al (Jones and Bartlett, 1995).

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/13

1977-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, California

Correspondence and related papers concerning a visit to California by Cicely Saunders, August 1977, including: text of her lecture, 'Dying well, some of the rights and duties', given at the University of California, San Francisco; trip itinerary; press releases and brochures about hospital facilities, including St Agnes Medical Center, Fresno; a certificate proclaiming 25 August 1977 as 'Dr Cicely Saunders Day', signed by the Mayor of San Francisco.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/14

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to an honorary doctorate, Columbia University

Correspondence, telegrams, invitation, memoranda and programmes relating to the award to Cicely Saunders of an honorary doctorate by Columbia University, New York, May 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/15

1977-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Committee of Intractable Pain, Washington DC

Correspondence, newsletters and articles relating to a campaign to legalise the use of heroin (diamorphine) for the terminally ill, organised by the Committee of Intractable Pain, a pressure group based in Washington DC, USA.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/16

1962-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sister Zita Maria Cotter

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sister Zita Marie Cotter (1921-1992), nurse and administrator, Providence Hospital, Kansas City and later St Anthony's Hospital, Las Vegas, on topics including: the building of St Christopher's Hospice; Cotter's work at St Christopher's, 1967-1968, Saunders' visits to the US; personal news. File also includes articles, press cuttings, greetings cards and photographs.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/17

1963-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a symposium held by the charity Cancer Care

Abstracts, participant list, reports and photographs relating to the fourth national Cancer Care symposium, 'Catastrophic illness in the Seventies: critical issues and complex decisions', Baltimore, 1970. File includes text of Cicely Saunders' speech, 'The patient's response to treatment', and correspondence, 1963-1967, between Saunders and Ruth Michaels, Director, Social Service Department, Cancer Care Inc, on topics including symposia and the development of St Christopher's Hospice.

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K/PP149/4/2/18

1969-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a symposium held by the charity Cancer Care

Correspondence and related papers concerning the fourth national Cancer Care symposium, 'Catastrophic illness in the Seventies: critical issues and complex decisions', Baltimore, 1970, including draft and final text of Cicely Saunders' speech, 'The patient's response to treatment', with details of named patients. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2058.

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K/PP149/4/2/19

1971-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with charity Cancer Care

Correspondence and related material concerning a Cancer Care meeting, 1973, at which Cicely Saunders showed a film about a St Christopher's Hospice patient, 'Paula'. File also includes annual reports, articles and proceedings, 1971, from the earlier Cancer Care symposium, 'Catastrophic illness in the Seventies: critical issues and complex decisions'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/20

1963-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, D

Correspondence including requests to visit or work at St Christopher's Hospice, articles about the hospice, invitations to visit the US, including Duke's University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, and correspondence, 1981-1991, with Rev Edward F Dobihal, concerning personal and health news. File includes leaflets, articles and greeting cards.

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K/PP149/4/2/21

1970-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Edward F Dobihal

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Reverend Edward F Dobihal (1927-2015), Yale-New Haven Hospital (and subsequently President of Hospice Inc, Newhaven, Connecticut), chiefly relating to Dobihal's research into the care programme at St Christopher's Hospice, entitled 'Religion and health study project', and the possibility of adapting it for use in the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. File also includes comment on the development of the Connecticut Hospice, personal news, and manuscript reports and articles, including an untitled talk by Saunders on the problems of terminal care, c 1970.

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K/PP149/4/2/22

1965-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, E

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, pain management and euthanasia. Also: correspondence, 1976-1978, with the Encyclopaedia Britannica, concerning a draft article, 'Death, the ultimate confrontation: coming to terms with the issue' by Joan Kron; correspondence, 1965-1966, with Dr Nathan B Eddy, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, relating to pain management and clinical trials at St Christopher's Hospice; articles, reports, and press cuttings. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2057.

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K/PP149/4/2/23

1963-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, F

Correspondence including: requests from medical professionals for positions at St Christopher's Hospice; donations; enquiries about pain management. File also includes correspondence, 1976-1981, with social worker and US hospice pioneer Zelda Foster (1934-2006), on topics including the development of hospice facilities at the New York University Medical Center, and articles by Foster, including 'How social work can influence hospice management of fatal illness', published in Social Work, October 1965. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2044.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/24

1979-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, F

Correspondence on topics including requests for information about St Christopher's Hospice, visits to St Christopher's, advice on hospice administration and on pain management. File includes: correspondence, 1981-1993, with Prof John Ercel Fryer (1937-2003), psychiatrist and gay rights activist, on meetings with Cicely Saunders, conferences, and personal news; correspondence, 1981-1983, with Renee C Fox (1928-), Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, including offprint articles; correspondence, 1980-1983, with social worker and US hospice pioneer Zelda Foster, concerning Saunders' visits to her and to Rev Carleton Sweetser, and a report on a St Christopher's Hospice conference, May 1980. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review 2057.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/25

1963-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Herman Feifel

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and psychologist Dr Herman Feifel (1916-2003), Veteran Administration, Los Angeles, USA, on topics including Saunders' visits to the US, the development of St Christopher's Hospice, and the manuscript text of Saunders' chapter, 'Dying they live: St Christopher's Hospice' published in New meanings of death, edited by Feifel (Mcgraw-Hill, 1977).

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K/PP149/4/2/26

1967-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Robert Fulton

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Robert Fulton, former Professor of Sociology, University of Minnesota, USA, on topics including conferences and personal news. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/27

1972-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof John Fryer

Correspondence with Prof John Ercel Fryer (1937-2003), US psychiatrist, gay rights activist, and secretary of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG) who worked at St Christopher's Hospice, 1980-1981. File includes arrangements and reports relating to his work at the hospice, papers relating to the IWG, and personal news. File also includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2055.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/28

1963-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, G

Correspondence including: invitations to make visits and give lectures in the US, from institutions including Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, and Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Medical Center; requests for visits and work placements at St Christopher's Hospice; requests for prefaces to publications. File also includes correspondence, 1985-1987, with Robert J Glaser, relating to articles for the medical journal The Pharos, and offprint articles, reports and greetings cards. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2076.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/29

1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a visit to the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, Kentucky

Notes and printed material relating to a visit by Cicely Saunders to the Trappist Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, Bardstown, Kentucky, USA, including notes on St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/30

1974-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the 16th International Congress of Gerontology

Correspondence with Jeanne Q Benoliel, School of Nursing, University of Washington, concerning the 16th International Congress of Gerontology, Jerusalem, Israel, at which Cicely Saunders chaired an interdisciplinary symposium on 'Death and dying' and gave a paper, 'The care of the patient with progressive cancer'.

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K/PP149/4/2/31

1966-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Grace Goldin

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, US photographer and medical historian Grace Goldin (d 1995), on topics including images supplied by Goldin as illustrations for Saunders' lectures, medical history, personal news and Goldin's article, 'British hospices', published in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1980. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2063.

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K/PP149/4/2/32

1980-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Grace Goldin

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, US photographer and medical historian Grace Goldin (d 1995), on topics including: images supplied by Goldin for Saunders' lectures; the history of St Luke's Home for the Dying, Bayswater, London; congratulations on Saunders' awards; St Christopher's Hospice; personal and family news. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/33

1980 -1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Grace Goldin

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, US photographer and medical historian Grace Goldin (d 1995), on topics including: images supplied by Goldin for Saunders' lectures; hospice history; family and personal news. Also published articles by Goldin, including 'British hospices', published in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1980, poems, interviews and press cuttings. File sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/2/34

1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with journal, Geriatrics

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Minnesota-based medical journal Geriatrics, concerning the publication of a letter by Saunders on the development of St Christopher's Hospice, December 1966.

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K/PP149/4/2/35

1963-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, H

Correspondence on topics including: Cicely Saunders' visits to the USA; published articles; invitations; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; euthanasia. File also includes letters and minutes relating to meetings of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/36

1963-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Marty Herrmann

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend Marty Herrman (also known as Mrs John A Herrman), Cancer Care Inc, New York, chiefly relating to Saunders' visits to the USA and to personal and family news.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/37

1962-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Benjamin and Regina Holmes

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Episcopalian minister Rev W Benjamin Holmes and his wife, Regina Holmes, Philadelphia, chiefly relating to Saunders' visits to the USA, the development of St Christopher's Hospice, and personal and family news.

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K/PP149/4/2/38

1966-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, I-J

Correspondence on topics including: St Christopher's Hospice; Saunders' visits to the USA; volunteering at St Christopher's; published articles; US hospice development. File also includes newsletters and other papers relating to the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG), including a paper, 'Assumptions and principles regarding bereavement', and a report, 'The hospice: care for people with terminal illness', published by the Indiana State Board of Health, 1977.

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K/PP149/4/2/39

1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Insight Productions, Washington DC

Correspondence and memoranda relating to Insight Productions, Washington DC USA, and their production of three audio cassettes on the subject of St Christopher's Hospice and the life of Cicely Saunders.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/40

1974-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Ars Moriendi

Correspondence, circulars and newsletters relating to Ars Moriendi, an annual international convocation in Columbia, Maryland on death dying and bereavement, later renamed the International Working Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG).

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K/PP149/4/2/41

1978-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement

Correspondence, newsletters, circulars and programmes relating to a board meeting of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement (IWG), Philadelphia, April 1979. File includes a draft text, 'Assumptions and principles regarding bereavement', produced by the Bereavement Committee of the IWG, 1979.

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K/PP149/4/2/42

1975-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the International Association for the Study of Pain

Correspondence, circulars, newsletters, a directory of members and other papers relating to the first world congress of the Seattle-based International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), held in Florence, Italy, 1975.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/43

1964-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, K

Correspondence on topics including: Cicely Saunders' visits to the USA; St Christopher's Hospice; published articles; the development of hospices and terminal care in the USA. File includes correspondence, 1985, with pathologist and pro-euthanasia campaigner Jack Kevorkian (1928-2011) on UK attitudes to the possibility of legalised euthanasia, and correspondence, 1986-1990, with Dr Austin H Kutscher, President of the Foundation of Thanatology, New York, on impending conferences and The Journal of Thanatology. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2057.

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K/PP149/4/2/44

1977-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Kaiser Hayward Hospice, Union City, California

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Kaiser Hayward Hospice, Union City, California, USA, chiefly relating an international conference at St Christopher's Hospice, June 1980, partly funded by the Henry J Kaiser foundation. File includes offprint articles and a published book, Hospice: the first two years (Kaiser-Permenente Hospice Program, 1981).

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K/PP149/4/2/45

1969-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Samuel Klagsbrun

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Samuel C Klagsbrun, Medical Director of Four Winds Hospital, New York City, appointed an official visitor to St Christopher's Hospice, 1985. Topics include: Klagsbrun's visits to St Christopher's, its management and its administration; Saunders' retirement from the post of Medical Director, 1985; news of Four Winds Hospital; the US hospice movement; personal news. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2077.

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K/PP149/4/2/46

1966-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Melvin Krant

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Melvin Joel Krant, of Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, chiefly relating to Krant's research for a documentary film, 'Dying', broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), USA, 1976. Also production notes and photographs relating to the documentary. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2061.

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K/PP149/4/2/47

1966-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and psychiatrist Dr Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (1926-2004), on topics including their meetings in the US, and their published articles. File includes press cuttings and articles by Kubler-Ross, including 'The dying patient as teacher: an experiment and an experience', published in The Chicago Theological Seminary, December 1966, and 'Psychotherapy for the dying patient', published in Current Psychiatric Therapies, 1970.

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K/PP149/4/2/48

1959-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, L

Correspondence on topics including Cicely Saunders' visits to the USA, St Christopher's Hospice, and invitations to give lectures. File includes: correspondence, 1959-1963, with Dr Robert A Loberfeld, New York City Cancer Committee, concerning statistics on cancer care in the US; correspondence, 1974-1976, with Leonard M Liegner, St Luke's Hospital Center, including Liegner's report on a visit to St Christopher's, 1974. Also published articles, and obituaries for Dr Mason Faulconer Lord (1926-1965). File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2043.

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K/PP149/4/2/49

1980-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, L

Correspondence on topics including St Christopher's Hospice, published articles, drugs and personal references. Also newsletters, articles, reports and press cuttings.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/50

1971-1978, 1983-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Sylvia Lack

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Sylvia Lack, senior house officer at St Joseph's Hospice and St Christopher's Hospice, 1971-1973, and subsequently Medical Director of the Connecticut Hospice, New Haven, Connecticut. Topics include St Joseph's, the development of Connecticut Hospice, 1974-1978, and of its home care service. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2062.

2 files


K/PP149/4/2/51

1981-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr William Lamers

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr William M Lamers Jr, Chairman of the International Work Group on Death and Dying, relating to the Work Group and its conferences. Also a letter of congratulations to Saunders from Sister Antonia, St Joseph's Hospice, on her receipt of the Templeton Prize, 1981.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/52

1972-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Betty Jane Lapiner

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Betty Jane Lapiner (née Galter), Foundation of Thanatology, New York, chiefly relating to Lapiner's visit to St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/53

1972-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sister M Laurice

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Sister M Laurice, Director of Health Services for the Aging, Catholic Hospital Association, St Louis, Missouri, chiefly relating to Saunders' US lectures, notably her March 1973 lecture at the Bush Memorial Center, St Louis.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/54

1978-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Marjorie Lewisohn

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Marjorie Lewisohn, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cornell Medical Center, New York Hospital, on topics including the development of a hospice at New York Hospital, and the composition of the Brompton Cocktail (a combination of opiates and alcohol used for terminal pain relief). File also includes a typescript report, 'On the need for a hospice at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center' by Lewisohn, 1978.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/55

1963-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to an article for The Living Church

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the staff of the Episcopalian magazine, The Living Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, relating to an article by Saunders, 'Death', published July 1964. File includes manuscript and typescript drafts, and the published text.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/56

1963-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, M

Correspondence on topics including: invitations to lecture in the United States; arrangements for visits and meetings; requests for information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; Cicely Saunders' published works; the development of US hospice facilities. File includes published articles, leaflets relating to Ranchos Los Amigos Hospital, Downey, California (visited by Saunders, 1963), and a typescript talk by Saunders, 'Living with dying', given as the Alexander Ming Fisher Lecture, at Columbia University, 1974.

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K/PP149/4/2/57

1980-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, M

Correspondence on topics including: the development of hospices in the US; Cicely Saunders' publications; St Christopher's Hospice; invitations to the US; bequests; requests for Saunders' comments on draft articles. File includes correspondence with Dr R Merenfeld, 1981, concerning the development of a hospice movement in Venezuela, and articles on pain research conducted at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1977. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2066.

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K/PP149/4/2/58

1978-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Josefina Magno

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Josefina Bautista Magno (1919-2003), Director of Hospice Services, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, and later President of International Hospice Institute, chiefly concerning the development of the Institute and its annual symposia, 1986-1997, with related reports, newsletters, articles and minutes of meetings.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/59

1975-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the support group Make Today Count

Correspondence, leaflets and newsletters relating to Make Today Count, a support group for people with terminal illnesses, based in Iowa. Includes leaflets and newsletters. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2051.

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K/PP149/4/2/60

1958-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Raymond W Miller

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend Raymond Wiley Miller (1895-1988), author and lecturer in public relations, and prominent member of the Methodist church, Washington DC. Topics include useful potential contacts for Saunders, her visits to the US, family news, and congratulations on honours and awards. File includes published articles by Miller, and obituaries, press cuttings and his memorial service address, 1988.

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K/PP149/4/2/61

1976-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Ida Martinson

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Ida Marie Martinson, Director of Research, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, relating to their meeting and Martinson's research on home treatment for terminally ill children. Also reports and articles by Martinson, including 'Dying children at home', c 1976.

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K/PP149/4/2/62

1980-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Peg McCuistion

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Peg Orem McCuistion (1930-2015), Executive Director of the Hospice of Southeastern Michigan, and from 1987 Executive Director of Austin Comprehensive Hospice Program, on topics including: a conference at St Christopher's Hospice, 1980; the principles of hospice care; news of the Hospice of Southeastern Michigan; McCuistion's MD dissertation, 1986-1989; a report on hospice standards by the National Hospice Organization, 1987. File also includes reports and draft articles by McCuistion.

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K/PP149/4/2/63

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York

Correspondence, memoranda and programme relating to a three day training course in neuro-oncology held at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, October 1979, attended by Dr Mary Baines, St Christopher's Hospice.

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K/PP149/4/2/64

1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, relating to the development of a palliative care program, with proposal, suggested speakers and draft curriculum.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/65

1959-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, N

Correspondence on topics including: visits and meetings in the United States, requests for reprints, pain management and terminal care, visits to and information about St Christopher's Hospice, and articles about Cicely Saunders' work. File includes correspondence with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) concerning a documentary, 'Hospice', 1981; correspondence, 1959, with John Roderick Heller (1905-1989), Director of the National Cancer Institute, relating to cancer treatment in the US and the control of pain in terminal malignant diseases; correspondence, 1992, with the National Hospice Organization, relating to their presentation of a Founders Award to Saunders. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2076.

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K/PP149/4/2/66

1971-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the National Broadcasting Company

Correspondence with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), New York, concerning Cicely Saunders' appearance in a programme, 'What man shall love and not see death', broadcast September 1971. File includes contracts and press cuttings of reviews.

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K/PP149/4/2/67

1963, 1976-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the National Institutes of Health

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA chiefly relating to the development of hospices in the US, and visits to individual institutions. File includes: a 1976 NIH proposal, 'Implementation of the 'hospice' concept for the care of terminal cancer patients' with annotations by Saunders; itineraries for visits; copy articles on the hospice movement; a memorandum on a visit to St Christopher's Hospice by Janet Lunceford, NIH, 1978.

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K/PP149/4/2/68

1964-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to articles for American Journal of Nursing

Correspondence and drafts relating to articles by Cicely Saunders published in American Journal of Nursing, chiefly 'Last stages of life', 1965, and 'Christmas at St Christopher's', 1971.

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K/PP149/4/2/69

1967-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Robert Neale

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Robert E Neale (b 1929), Professor of Psychiatry, Union Theological Seminary, New York, chiefly relating to Neale's 1969 research at St Christopher's Hospice into imminent death and anticipatory grief. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Neale's lifetime.

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K/PP149/4/2/70

1963-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, O

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, Cicely Saunders' visits to the USA, and congratulations on the presentation of the Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award to Saunders by the Swedish Council of America, 1989.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/71

1959-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, P

Correspondence on topics including: Cicely Saunders' visits to the US; invitations to give lectures; her articles; requests for work at St Christopher's Hospice; pain management; honours and awards. File includes reports and information on Pennsylvania Hospital, and a draft book chapter on Saunders by William Proctor, published in The Templeton prizes (Doubleday, 1983).

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/72

1983-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, P

Correspondence on topics including: Cicely Saunders' visits to the US; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; Saunders' publications; the history of the hospice movement; honours and awards. File includes correspondence with the Association for Death Education and Counselling, with newsletters of the Association.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/73

1976-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the journal Patient Care

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of the US general practitioner journal Patient Care, relating to editorials and articles by Saunders. File includes draft and published texts of her article 'Care for the dying', 1976, and her published letter, 'Clarifying hospice care and Brompton's mixture', 1977.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/74

1965-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Leonard Pearson

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Prof Leonard Pearson, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, on topics including Saunders' 1966 lecture at Western Reserve University, 'Moment of truth – care of the dying person', with the draft text of her lecture, subsequently published in Death and dying: current issues in the treatment of the dying person, edited by Pearson (Cleveland, The Press of Case Western Reserve University, 1969). File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2040.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/75

1963-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Pennsylvania Hospital

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of Pennsylvania Hospital, principally relating to Saunders' visit, 1970, and her lecture, 'The care of the dying'. Other topics include meetings, useful nursing contacts for Saunders, and requests for transcripts of her lecture. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2038.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/76

1980-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a planned trip to Philadelphia, USA

Correspondence, including correspondence with Dr John Fryer and Grace Goldin, relating to the award of an honorary degree to Cicely Saunders, her planned attendance at a symposium, University of Pennsylvania, 1985, and her cancellation due to the ill-health of her husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko. File includes an article, 'The hospice movement as a health care reform' by Florence Wald, Zelda Foster and Henry J Wald, published in Nursing Outlook, 1980.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/77

1966-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, Q

Correspondence including requests for information on St Christopher's Hospice, and a letter from Cicely Saunders to Rev Marjory Keith Quinn, 1974, concerning Saunders' sermon, Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/78

1963-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including: visits and donations to St Christopher's Hospice; invitations and requests for talks; a report on St Christopher's Hospice by Claire T Ravizza, University of Rochester Cancer Center, 1976; a talk by Cicely Saunders at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, 1976. File also includes correspondence with Dr Norman Rosenzweig, Department of Psychiatry, Sinai Hospital of Detroit, concerning his book, Community mental health programs in England: an American view (Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1975), and papers relating to a World Health Organization scholarship application by Viola Riebe to visit St Christopher's, 1973. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2041.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/79

1978-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, R

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; Cicely Saunders' articles; drug information; conference invitations; honours and awards. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2075.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/80

1968-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, S

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice, Saunders' visits to the United States, requests for publications; news of US hospices. File includes correspondence with Dr Edyth Hull Schoenrich (b 1919), Associate Dean, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1963-1976, concerning news of St Christopher's and personal and family news.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/81

1963-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Theodate Soule

Correspondence with Theodate Haines Soule (1896-1989), social worker, former consultant at the United Hospital Fund of New York, and a Vice-President of St Christopher's Hospice, chiefly relating to the development of St Christopher's, and to Cicely Saunders' visits to the US.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/82

1986-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof John M Stanley

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and John M Stanley, Professor of Ethics in Medicine, Science and Society at Lawrence University, Wisconsin, relating chiefly to Stanley's article, 'The Appleton Consensus: suggested international guidelines to forgo medical treatment', with the published article and a blank questionnaire.

2 files


K/PP149/4/2/83

1974-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the International Work Group on Death and Dying and draft care standards

Working papers, correspondence, attendance list, member details and manuscript notes relating to the drafting of international standards for the care of the terminally ill by the US-based International Work Group on Death and Dying (IWG), including the initial draft document by Robert Jay Kastenbaum and Beatrice ('Bunny') Kastenbaum, 1974, and the 1978 revised text, 'Assumptions and principles underlying standards for terminal care'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/84

1976-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sandol Stoddard Warburg

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and US author Sandol Stoddard Warburg (b 1927), chiefly concerning the research and drafting of Warburg's book, The hospice movement: a better way of caring for the dying (Stein and Day, 1978), for which Warburg undertook voluntary work at St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes press cuttings of reviews for the book, news of the hospice movement in the UK and USA, family news, and a letter from Sandol Stoddard Warburg, 1978, enclosing press cuttings relating to accusations by the US Labor Party (USLP) that the hospice movement was a death cult organised by US Senator Edward Kennedy and former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during Sandol Stoddard Warburg's lifetime.

4 files


K/PP149/4/2/85

1963-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Dorothy Sutherland

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Dorothy Sutherland, civil servant, archivist and early supporter of Saunders' work, on topics including: the development of St Christopher's Hospice; Saunders' visits to the US and Sutherland's visits to the UK; personal and family news; Sutherland's research on the history of St Christopher's, including a draft typescript text, 'The light of many candles: St Christopher's Hospice, the first five years', 1972, with manuscript notes by Saunders. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2065.

2 files


K/PP149/4/2/86

1986, 1989-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Swedish Council of America

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the Swedish Council of America, concerning their presentation to her of the Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award, 1989 (received on Saunders' behalf by her step-daughter, Daniella Fagiola). File also includes the text of Saunders' acceptance speech.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/87

1972-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Rev Carleton J Sweetser

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Rev Carleton J Sweetser (1921-1996), Chaplain and Director, St Luke's Hospital Center, New York, on topics including visits to St Christopher's Hospice and Saunders' visits to the US; news of the US hospice movement and of friends and colleagues in the US and Canada; developments at St Luke's Hospital Center, and its palliative care educational service. File also includes reports, press cuttings, invitations and photographs. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2056.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/88

1963-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, T

Correspondence on topics including: requests to visit and work at St Christopher's Hospice; published articles; invitations to the US; honours and awards. File includes articles, booklets and newsletters, including 'Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: integrating care for patients and their families', by Barbara Thompson, published in The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 1990.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/89

1976-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the University of Texas Medical Branch

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, concerning a visit by Saunders to Galveston, January 1977. File includes a typescript draft of Saunders' talk, 'On dying well'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/90

1970-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Foundation of Thanatology

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the New York based charity, the Foundation of Thanatology, chiefly with its President, Dr Austin H Kutscher, and chiefly relating to Saunders' participation in Foundation conferences, including 'Psychosocial aspects of terminal care', New York, 1970, with a transcript of Saunders' talk. File also includes leaflets, booklets, conference papers and articles.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/91

1964-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, U-V

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; invitations to give lectures; published articles; news of hospice developments in the US. File includes: correspondence, 1965-1966, with the Veteran's Administration Hospital, San Francisco concerning a planned visit by Saunders; correspondence with Sidney Cohen on the therapeutic use of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD); correspondence, 1989-1993, with Harold Y Vanderpool, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, concerning his article, 'The ethics of terminal care', published in Journal of the American Medical Association, 1978, which Saunders quoted frequently. Personal data in the file is CLOSED during the lifetime of Harold Y Vanderpool.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/92

1963

Papers of Cicely Saunders: report on a visit to the USA, spring 1963

Report on Cicely Saunders' visit to the USA, spring 1963, detailing her research on US care provision for the terminally and chronically ill, including pain management, the alleviation of mental distress, and homes for patients with terminal cancer. Report includes trip itinerary, people met and institutions visited. Two copies.

1 file (2 items)


K/PP149/4/2/93

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' 1973 visit to the USA

Correspondence, itinerary, leaflet and related papers concerning Cicely Saunders' visit to the USA, October-November 1973, notably her speeches at Yale University.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/94

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' 1978 visit to the USA

Correspondence, itinerary and schedules, articles, press cuttings and reports relating to Cicely Saunders' tour of the USA, September-October 1978, with visits to Dallas, Kentucky, Charlottesville, Washington and New York. File includes correspondence with: Prof Oscar Thorup (1922-2002), University of Virginia; Rev Carleton Sweetser (1921-1996), Chaplain and Director of St Luke's Hospital Center; Josefina ('Jo') Bautista Magno (1919-2003), Georgetown University Hospital, Washington; Dr Ann Blues, Ephraim McDowell Community Cancer Network Inc.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/95

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' visit to the USA, autumn 1979

Correspondence, itinerary, leaflets and newsletters relating to Cicely Saunders' tour of the USA September-October 1979, including visits to Virginia, New Mexico, New York and Connecticut. File includes correspondence with Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and papers relating to a Connecticut Hospice symposium, at which Saunders spoke on 'Essentials of hospice care'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/96

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' visit to the USA, May-June 1979

Correspondence, itinerary, booklet and related papers concerning Cicely Saunders' visit to California, May-June 1979, including San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles. File includes correspondence with the Catholic Hospital Association relating to the 8th Annual Catholic Health Assembly, San Diego, June 1979, and papers relating to Saunders' sermon at the Grace Cathedral, San Francisco on 3 June 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/97

1980-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' 1981 visit to the USA

Correspondence, itinerary and leaflets relating to Cicely Saunders' visit to the US, 1981, which included conferences, visits to hospitals, and the award of an honorary degree by Creighton University, Omaha. File includes correspondence with Dr Samuel C Klagsbrun, Medical Director of Four Winds Hospital, Westchester, New York, concerning a forthcoming conference and a tour of the hospital, and correspondence with photographer and medical historian Grace Goldin (1916-1995), concerning Saunders' planned holiday in Pennsylvania.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/98

1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' 1982 visit to the USA

Correspondence and related papers concerning Cicely Saunders' 1982 visit to the USA, including Cornell University, Ithaca, and the award of an honorary degree by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. File includes correspondence with Dr Edwin J Olsen, President of the National Hospice Organization and Dr Gerson D Cohen, Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/99

1963-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, W

Correspondence on topics including Cicely Saunders' published articles, the development of St Christopher's Hospice, and invitations to give lectures. File includes a report by Kenneth Wentzel on his service as Visiting Chaplain, St Christopher's Hospice, 1975. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2039.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/100

1978-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, W

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; the care of the dying; invitations to conferences; personal news. File also includes pamphlets, press cuttings and reports. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2051.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/101

1963-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Florence Wald

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Florence Wald (1917-2008), Dean of the School of Nursing, Yale University and founder of the Connecticut Hospice, New Haven, Connecticut, on topics including: Saunders' visits to Yale University, including a visit in June 1966; Wald's visits to St Christopher's Hospice, notably her month-long work placement, 1968; clinical research findings; publications; the building of St Christopher's Hospice. File includes reports, articles and memoranda, including Wald's, 'For everything there is a season and a time to every purpose', published in The New Physician magazine, 1969.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/102

1970-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Florence Wald

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Florence Wald (1917-2008), former Dean of the School of Nursing, Yale University and founder of the Connecticut Hospice, on topics including: the founding of the Connecticut Hospice; conferences, publications; personal news. File includes grant applications, articles, and a typescript report by the International Work Group on Death and Dying (IWG), 1978. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2043.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/103

1980-1993, 1995-2001

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Florence Wald

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Florence Wald (1917-2008), former Dean of the School of Nursing, Yale University and founder of the Connecticut Hospice, and correspondence between Saunders and the Wald family. Topics include personal and family news, honours and awards, and arrangements for a conference, 'The secular and non-secular: spiritual issues of death and dying', New Haven, Connecticut, 1986.

2 files


K/PP149/4/2/104

1966-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, W-Y

Correspondence on topics including: the funeral of Sister Zita Marie Cotter, 1992; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; hospice developments in the USA; honours and awards; pain medication research. File also includes correspondence, 1987-1991, with Thomas Declan Walsh, Director of Palliative Care Service, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, chiefly relating to developments in the Palliative Care Service.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/105

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with WJLA TV, Washington, USA

Correspondence and telegrams relating to a television documentary on St Christopher's Hospice made by WJLA TV, Washington DC.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/106

1963-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Yale University

Correspondence, itineraries, invitations, leaflets, newsletters and press cuttings relating to Cicely Saunders' visits to Yale University, 1963-1969, and to her honorary degree, 1969. File includes the text of Saunders' speech, 'The moment of truth: some aspect of care for the dying patient', 1966, and correspondence with Florence Wald (1917-2008), Dean of the School of Nursing, Yale University, concerning Saunders' visits and arrangements for the award ceremony.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/107

1966-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Yale University

Correspondence, photographs, certificate, leaflets and postcards relating to Yale University, notably the award of an honorary degree to Cicely Saunders, 1969.

2 files


K/PP149/4/2/108

1973-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general USA correspondence, Z

Correspondence on topics including vacancies at St Christopher's Hospice, and pain management. File includes correspondence, 1977, with Dr Joseph L Zentner, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Southwestern Louisiana, concerning Saunders' changing attitudes towards the use of diamorphine (heroin) for pain relief.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/109

1981-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Jack M Zimmerman

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Jack M Zimmerman, Baltimore, chiefly relating to her foreword for his book, Hospice: Complete Care for the Terminally Ill (Baltimore, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1981). File includes typescript drafts of Saunders' foreword, and Zimmerman's article 'Experience with a hospice-care program for the terminally ill', published in Annals of Surgery, June 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/110

1993-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: later general USA correspondence, A-K

Correspondence on topics including: comment by Cicely Saunders on published articles about terminal care management, depression and euthanasia; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; the international hospice movement; the US hospice movement; correspondence with Professor David Barnard, Department of Humanities, State University College of Medicine, Pennsylvania, 1996-1997, concerning his publications on the US hospice movement, including draft and published articles; correspondence, 1993-1996, with Dr Samuel C Klagsbrun, chiefly concerning Klagsbrun's 1993 report on a visit to St Christopher's Hospice, and his views on physician-assisted suicide. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2061.

1 file


K/PP149/4/2/111

1994-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: later general USA correspondence, L-Z

Correspondence on topics including the history of the hospice movement, current international hospice development and personal news. File includes correspondence relating to the International Hospice Institute, and letters concerning interviews given by Cicely Saunders. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2080.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/1-58: general overseas correspondence and related papers, A-Z by country, 1960-1997


K/PP149/4/3/1

1984-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Argentina

Correspondence, chiefly with Dr Ruben Edgar Bild, Director of Fundacion Prager Bild, relating to conferences on palliative care in Buenos Aires, 1986 and 1989, and to Bild's cousin Harvey Prager (a convicted drug smuggler who ran an AIDS hospice in Maine, USA). Sensitive and personal data in the file is CLOSED during Dr Bild's lifetime.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/2

1963-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Australia

Correspondence on topics including St Christopher's Hospice, possible work opportunities, personal references, hospice developments in Australia, individual patients and pain medication. File includes published articles, reports on palliative care, and newsletters and planning documents relating to hospice services. File also includes: correspondence, 1983-1985, with Dr John Cavanagh, Mount Olivet Hospital, Brisbane, relating to the use of the Copeland-Chatterson (Cope Chat) punch card system for patient data; correspondence, 1985, with Dr Douglas MacAdam, Senior Lecturer in Community Practice, University of Western Australia, concerning his research on the development of palliative care services in Western Australia. Sensitive and personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2071.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/3

1971-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Australian Royal Commission of Enquiry into Drugs

Correspondence, 1978-1979, with Mr G H Gilmour, Secretary of the Australian Royal Commission of Inquiry into Drugs, relating to the role of diamorphine in clinical medicine (the Commission had requested Cicely Saunders' opinion). File includes also includes evidence submitted to the Commission by Saunders' colleague Dr Robert Twycross, including reports and published articles.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/4

1976-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of the Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Australia, chiefly relating to her 1977 visit, with itinerary and lecture programme.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/5

1977-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Rosemary Howarth

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Rosemary Howarth, hospice nurse and administrator, relating to Howarth's work placement at St Christopher's Hospice, 1978, to her application for a Churchill Fellowship for overseas research, 1983, and news of the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2051.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/6

1980-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Australia

Correspondence including invitations to visit and to give lectures, requests for interviews and discussions of euthanasia. File includes correspondence, 1980-1991, with Prof David B Allbrook (b 1923), concerning working at St Christopher's Hospice, with references and his CV. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2023.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/7

1968-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Austria

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, and possible job vacancies. File also includes a letter, 1993, from Cicely Saunders to neurologist Dr Viktor Frankl (1905-1997), with praise for his book, Man's search for meaning (first published in Vienna, 1946, translated into English, 1959).

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/8

1974-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Ivan Illich, Austria

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher, including an invitation from Saunders to Illich to meet the London Medical Group for a discussion of the views expressed in his book, Medical Nemesis (London, Calder and Boyars, 1975). File also includes articles by Illich, and published reviews of his book.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/9

1973-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the American College of the Immaculate Conception, Leuven (Louvain), Belgium

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and staff of the American College of the Immaculate Conception, Belgium (a Catholic seminary that trained American priests), relating to Saunders' lectures at the College, and to voluntary work by students at St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes brochures, newsletters and photographs relating to the College.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/10

1976-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Belgium

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, and the development of a hospice service in Brussels. File includes correspondence, 1983, with Prof Jean Bernheim, Insitut Bordet, Brussels, concerning his request for a contribution to a series of monographs on the quality of life for cancer patients, produced by the European Organisation for Research on the Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). In English and French. Sensitive data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2068.

2 files


K/PP149/4/3/11

1960-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Canada

Correspondence including: requests for advice on the care of terminally ill patients or relatives; Canadian hospice services; visits to St Christopher's Hospice; requests for published and unpublished articles and papers; the Special Committee of the Senate of Canada on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, 1994. File also includes correspondence, 1960-1968, with neurosurgeon Dr Frank Turnbull, concerning research on pain management. Sensitive personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2078.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/12

1974-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Balfour Mount

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, the palliative care pioneer Balfour ('Bal') Michal Morgan Mount (b 1939), on topics including: Mount's creation of a palliative care unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada, 1975; Saunders' visits to Canada and Mount's visits to the UK; work placements at St Christopher's Hospice; drug therapies. File also includes articles by Mount, including his lecture, 'Palliative care of the terminally ill', given at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1978.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/13

1980-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Balfour Mount

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, the palliative care pioneer Balfour ('Bal') Michal Morgan Mount (b 1939), on topics including: conferences; work placements at St Christopher's Hospice; news of the Palliative Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal; Mount's award of the Order of Canada, 1985; personal and family news. File includes sensitive personal information and is CLOSED for review in 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/14

1986-1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Balfour Mount

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend, the palliative care pioneer Balfour ('Bal') Michal Morgan Mount (b 1939), on topics including conferences, euthanasia, awards, and Mount's resignation as Director of the Palliative Care Programme, McGill University. File includes published articles, reports, and a briefing document on the development of an International Society for Palliative Medicine. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2079.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/15

1977-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Paul Henteleff

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Paul D Henteleff, Program Director, Palliative Care Unit, St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, on topics including: the tenth anniversary of the Unit, 1984; publications on cancer care; the use of heroin (diamorphine) in pain management; visits to St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes published articles and a booklet on the terminal care services at St Boniface's.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/16

1978-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the debate on the legalisation of heroin for medical use in Canada

Correspondence and related papers concerning the debate on the legalisation of heroin (diamorphine) for medical use in Canada, including: correspondence, 1978-1984, with pain expert Harold Merskey, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario; correspondence with obstetrician Dr Kenneth F Walker; minutes of a meeting of the Canadian Standing Committee on Health, Welfare and Social Affairs debating the bill to amend the Narcotic Control Act; press articles and articles from medical journals on the debate.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/17

1980-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to an honorary doctorate from the University of Western Ontario

Correspondence, itinerary, speeches, leaflets and press cuttings relating to the award to Cicely Saunders of an honorary doctorate by the University of Western Ontario, 1981.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/18

1981-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Journal of Palliative Care

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the editorial staff of the Journal of Palliative Care, Toronto, including the launch of the journal, 1985, and a draft text of Saunders' article, 'Spiritual pain', 1988.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/19

1979-1981, 1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Cyprus

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Dimitris Souliotis, member of the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society, including prose and poetry by Souliotis, and papers relating to a 1997 conference, 'Focus on cancer pain', in Limassol, Cyprus.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/20

1965-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a symposium on analgesic drugs, Copenhagen, Denmark

Correspondence and related papers concerning a symposium on the clinical assessment of analgesic drugs, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1966, at which Saunders spoke on 'The use of intractable pain as a testing ground for analgesics'. File includes draft and annotated versions of Saunders' text.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/21

1974-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Denmark

Correspondence including: requests for information on St Christopher's Hospice, work placements and the hospice movement; requests for interviews; requests for permission to reprint articles. In English and Danish.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/22

1971-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Finland

Correspondence on topics including information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; lectures; translated articles. Also an issue of Kotiliesi magazine, August 1987, with an article about Cicely Saunders. In English and Finnish.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/23

1976-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, France

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; job vacancies; pain management; euthanasia; conferences; requests for interviews; hospice services in France. File also includes: articles on St Christopher's and the work of Cicely Saunders in French publications, including Le Matin du Paris, 1981, and L'Echo de Notre Temps, 1989; newsletters relating to the Protestant religious community at Grandchamp, Switzerland. In English and French.

2 files


K/PP149/4/3/24

1981-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence in French

Enquiries in French about St Christopher's Hospice, answered by consultant Dr Therese Vanier. Topics include visits to St Christopher's, conferences and pain management. In French and English. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2070.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/25

1965-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Germany

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; conference invitations; work placements; press interviews. Files include conference papers, press cuttings and published articles, including an article on St Christopher's published in Medical Tribune, March 1974; article about Cicely Saunders (with English translation), published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 1988; interview with Saunders published in View, 1996. In German and English. Files includes sensitive personal data and are CLOSED for review in 2080.

3 files


K/PP149/4/3/26

1981-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a conference of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), Heidelberg, Germany

Correspondence and related papers concerning a conference of the International Association for the Study of Pain, held at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, May 1982, including published articles and a conference programme. In German and English.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/27

1974-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Greece

Correspondence including lecture invitations and requests for published articles.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/28

1967-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Hong Kong

Correspondence on topics including the development of palliative care and hospice services in Hong Kong.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/29

1964-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Cancer Institute, Madras

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr S Krishnamurti, Director of the Cancer Institute, Madras, India (the first southern Indian cancer treatment centre, founded in 1955), chiefly relating to Saunders' article, 'The need for institutional care for the patient with advanced cancer', published in a commemorative volume to mark the Institute's tenth anniversary.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/30

1974-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, India

Correspondence chiefly relating to the development of hospice services in India, notably the Shanti Avedna Ashram (now the Shanti Avedna Sadan) hospice, Bombay. File includes correspondence, 1980-1996, with Dr Luzito J de Souza, managing trustee, on topics including: the establishment and development of the hospice; fundraising; palliative care treatment options; the development of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Lahore, Pakistan; conference invitations; published articles; work placements at St Christopher's Hospice. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2060.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/31

1992-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Cancer Relief India

Correspondence, reports and related papers concerning the work of Cancer Relief India (Cicely Saunders was a patron). File includes a letter, 1995, from Gilly Burn, Director, enclosing reports on visits, lecture tours and proposals for a workshop on palliative care.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/32

1962

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with St Vincent's Hospital, Ireland

Correspondence relating to an article by Cicely Saunders, 'Working at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney', published in the annual report of St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, 1962.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/33

1968-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a symposium on breast cancer, Cork, Ireland, 1968

Correspondence and related papers concerning a symposium on breast cancer held by the Irish Cancer Society in Cork, Ireland, September 1968. File includes the published text of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'Symptomatic treatment of terminal disease', the conference programme, notes and memoranda.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/34

1966-1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Israel

Correspondence on topics including: St Christopher's Hospice; work placements; pain management; the hospice movement in Israel; Cicely Saunders' visits to Israel. File includes correspondence, 1985-1991, with Dr Catherine F Musgrave, Hadassah Medical Organisation, on topics including Musgrave's visit to St Christopher's Hospice, and subsequent articles by Musgrave. Sensitive personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2069.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/35

1975-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to organisations in Jerusalem, Israel

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; Cicely Saunders' visits to Jerusalem, 1975-1979; the Tenth International Congress of Gerontology, 1975; the Hadassah Medical Organisation, 1975-1983. File also includes an invitation, 1975, to join the editorial board of the journal, Living, Growing and Dying, on ageing.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/36

1965-1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Italy

Correspondence on topics including visits to St Christopher's Hospice, conferences, hospice planning, published articles, the European Association for Palliative Care, and an Italian translation of Shirley du Boulay's biography, Cicely Saunders: the founder of the modern hospice movement (SPCK, 1984). File also includes conference literature and published articles.

2 files


K/PP149/4/3/37

1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the Eleventh International Cancer Congress, Italy

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr Arthur Jones, Department of Radiotherapy, St Bartholomew's Hospital, concerning the Eleventh International Cancer Congress, Florence, Italy, with a conference programme and manuscript notes.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/38

1977-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a symposium on advanced cancer, Venice, 1978

Correspondence and related papers concerning a symposium on advanced cancer held in Venice, Italy, May 1978, by the International Association of the Study of Pain (IASP). File includes: typescript drafts of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'The nature and management of terminal pain and the hospice concept' (later published in Advances in pain research and therapy, 1979); notes, delegate list and programme of events; correspondence with fellow speakers UK Deputy Chief Medical Officer Gillian Ford, and anaesthesiologist Dr John Bonica (1917-2004).

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/39

1979-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a conference on human rights and health care, Messina, Sicily, 1980

Correspondence and related papers concerning a conference, 'Study and training for forensic scientists on human rights', Messina, Sicily, Italy, 1980. File includes typescript drafts of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'The right to live or die in hospice care', and summaries of all the papers given.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/40

1983-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Vitorrio Ventafridda

Correspondence with Prof Vitorrio Ventafridda (1927-2008), Fondazione Floriani, on topics including a European congress on palliative care, Milan, Italy, 1988, and articles by Ventafridda comparing the efficacy of methadone and morphine in the treatment of cancer pain. File includes draft and published articles by Ventafridda.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/41

1976-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Japan

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; pain management; translations of Cicely Saunders' published works; conferences, including a 1976 conference on euthanasia; the development of hospice facilities in Japan, notably a hospice at Yodogawa Christian Hospital, Osaka, Japan. File includes reports, published articles and press cuttings. In English and Japanese.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/42

1979-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the use of pain relief medication at Mount Miriam Hospital, Penang, Malaysia

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Dr D O'Connell, Mount Miriam Hospital, Penang, Malaysia, concerning the Malaysian government's prohibition on the use of diamorphine (heroin) for pain relief, and possible alternative medication.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/43

1965-1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Netherlands

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice, with a list of Dutch visitors, 1967-1975; pain management; euthanasia; palliative care in the Netherlands; published articles. Files also include an article on St Christopher's published in the Catholic weekly paper, de Tijd, 1976, and papers relating to the 'First international congress on patient counselling', Amsterdam, 1976. In English and Dutch.

3 files


K/PP149/4/3/44

1960-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, New Zealand

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; conference invitations; the hospice movement in New Zealand; pain management. File includes: published articles; draft extracts from Communication in cancer care by Ivan Lichter (London, Churchill Livingston, 1987); a report, 'The care of the terminally ill' produced by the Wellington Health Services Advisory Committee, December 1981. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2050.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/45

1968-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Nigeria

Correspondence on topics including St Christopher's Hospice, the hospice movement, and palliative care professional staff.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/46

1977-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Norway

Correspondence on topics including visits to St Christopher's Hospice, the hospice movement, pain management, lectures, interviews and articles on St Christopher's.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/47

1967-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Poland

Correspondence and related papers, chiefly concerning Cicely Saunders' 1978 visit to Poland, including press cuttings and posters. Also correspondence relating to information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, requests for published articles, and personal correspondence with Polish friends. File also includes: photographs of a visit by Archbishop Karol Józef Wojtyła, later Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) to Nowa Huta, Kraków, Poland, 1973; literature on Polish medical institutions, including the Institute of Oncology, Warsaw; a press cuttings on the hospice movement and the significance of Saunders' former Polish patient, Antoni Michniewicz. In English and Polish. Sensitive personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2063.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/48

1980-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the development of hospices in Gdansk and Krakow

Correspondence chiefly relating to the Hospitium Pallottinum, Gdansk, and the Nowa Huta hospice, Krakow, including details of their founding and development, funding difficulties, and visits by their staff to St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes correspondence relating to: published articles; medical advice; correspondence with family and friends in Poland, including Cicely Saunders' step-son, Dr Andrzej Bohusz-Szyszko; translated articles, including 'Hospice care in Poland', by Father Eugeniusz Dutkiewicz and Prof Joanna Penson, c 1987. In English and Polish.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/49

1990-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating chiefly to the Hospice of St Lazarus, Krakow

Correspondence relating to the Hospice of St Lazarus (formerly the Nowa Huta hospice), Krakow, Poland, and to the support and development of hospice services in Poland, including: the formal twinning of St Lazarus with St Christopher's Hospice, 1991; correspondence, 1991, with Ellen Forrester, about her teaching at St Lazarus; fundraising; requests for published articles; correspondence relating to Cicely Saunders' visits to Poland, and to the art of her husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko. In English and Polish. Sensitive personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2080.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/50

1979-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Singapore

Correspondence relating to the establishment of hospice services in Singapore, chiefly correspondence, 1985-1986, with Dr Anne Merriman, concerning Merriman's study of pain in terminal cancer patients in Singapore. File also includes a funding proposal and a paper, 'the hospice movement: growth and application to Singapore', 1985.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/51

1995-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a conference, 'Hospice care in Asia', Singapore, 1996

Correspondence relating to a conference, 'Hospice care in Asia' held in Singapore, 1996, with the texts of Saunders' conference papers, 'Hospice care: a world perspective', and 'Hospice as a bridge builder'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/52

1963-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the development of hospice services in South Africa

Correspondence, reports, newsletters, meeting papers and press cuttings relating to hospice fundraising and development in South Africa. File includes: correspondence concerning fundraising by Hospice Association of the Witwatersrand for St Luke's Hospice, Cape Town; correspondence, 1980, with Dr Judith Van Heerden, Medical Officer, Provincial Hospital, Port Elizabeth, concerning the development of hospice and home care services in Port Elizabeth; correspondence, 1980-1983, with Dr Christine Dale, St Luke's Hospice, relating to architectural designs, running costs and conferences; general correspondence relating to information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice, congratulations on awards, and requests for references.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/53

1978-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, South Africa

Correspondence on topics including: Cicely Saunders' 1979 lecture tour of South Africa, with leaflets, itineraries and press cuttings, including material relating to a conference on the care of the dying, University of Cape Town; correspondence, 1978-1996, with former colleague Dr Christine Dare, (founder of St Luke's Hospice, Cape Town, the first hospice in South Africa), about St Luke's, visits to St Christopher's Hospice, and the care of advanced cancer patients. File also includes Dare's paper, 'Hospice developments in Southern Africa', given at the St Christopher's Hospice Fourth International Conference, 1987.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/54

1973-1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Spain

Correspondence on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; the relief of chronic pain; teaching at St Christopher's; conferences; requests for published articles. File includes correspondence, 1986-1991, with Dr Xavier Gomez Batiste-Alentorn, Hospital de la Santa Creu, Barcelona, on the establishment of hospice services in Barcelona. File also includes sensitive personal data which is CLOSED for review in 2079.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/55

1966-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' 1967 visit to Sweden

Correspondence chiefly relating to Cicely Saunders' visit to Stockholm and Uppsala, February 1967, including travel arrangements. File also includes correspondence with Dr Basil Finer, Deaconess Hospital, Uppsala, and his article, 'Experience with hypnosis in clinical anaesthesiology', published in Opuscula Media, 1966.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/56

1970-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Sweden

Correspondence on topics including: information about and visits to St Christopher's Hospice; published articles; news from former St Christopher's volunteers; a symposium, 'Death, dying and bereavement', held in Stockholm, June 1982. File includes a draft of Cicely Saunders' paper for the 1982 conference, 'Hospice care', and a paper by Edgar Borgenhammar, 'Health services in Sweden, given at an event for the Nordic School of Public Health held at St Christopher's, November 1985. In English and Swedish.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/57

1961, 1971-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Switzerland

Correspondence on topics including hospice provision in Switzerland, published articles, and invitations to visit. File includes: correspondence, 1980, with Prof J P Junod, and reports by Junod on gerontology in Switzerland and on the Hopital de Geriatrie de Geneve; correspondence, 1981-1991, with the World Health Organisation (WHO); a typescript report by Cicely Saunders on a visit to Salem Hospital, Bern, December 1961. In English and French.

1 file


K/PP149/4/3/58

1967-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence, Zimbabwe (formerly Rhodesia)

Correspondence on topics including donations to St Christopher's Hospice and job vacancies. File includes correspondence, 1979-1980, with Maureen Butterfield, Chairman of Island Hospice services, Zimbabwe, on the founding of Island Hospice, with newsletters, leaflets and a copy of St Christopher's Hospice building plan.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/1-30: individual correspondents, A-Z, 1958-1996


K/PP149/4/4/1

1974-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Kingman Brewster

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Kingman Brewster (1919-1988), US ambassador to the United Kingdom, 1977-1981, including congratulations on Brewster's appointment, arrangements for his visit to St Christopher's Hospice and preparation for his 1979 lecture at the Royal Society of Medicine, 'Health at any price?'. File includes the text of his lecture, invitations and a bibliography.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/2

1968-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Jack and Monica Britton about donations

Correspondence with Jack and Monica Britton concerning their donations to St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/3

1971-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Ann Cartwright

Correspondence with Dr Ann Cartwright, Institute for Social Studies in Medical Care, relating to care provision for the relatives of terminally ill patients. File includes a blank questionnaire for a survey on home care, 1974.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/4

1958-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Leonard and Vera Colebrook

Correspondence, 1958-1967, with Leonard Colebrook, bacteriologist and chair of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society, and correspondence, 1967-1979, with his widow, Vera Colebrook. Topics include: Cicely Saunders' articles on care for the dying published in Nursing Times, 1959; euthanasia; visits to St Joseph's Hospice; the development of St Christopher's Hospice; family and personal news. File includes press cuttings and the Royal Society biographical memoir, 'Leonard Colebrook, 1883-1967', November 1971.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/5

1968-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Jack Dominian

Correspondence with Dr Jack Dominian (1929-2014), psychiatrist and Roman Catholic theologian, chiefly relating to an article by Dominian, 'To serve the new poor', published in Theology journal, 1967. File also includes correspondence between Dominian and Dame Albertine Winner relating to a meeting concerning the work of the Marital Research Unit, Central Middlesex Hospital.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/6

1968-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Philip Edwards

Correspondence with Rev Philip O C Edwards, St Christopher's Hospice chaplain, 1969-1972, chiefly concerning his appointment. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2061.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/7

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: letter received from Max Gammon regarding planned independent Hospital, Highgate, London

Letter to Cicely Saunders from Dr Max Gammon, requesting a meeting with her to discuss the proposed development of a hospital, St Michael's Hospital, situated in Highgate, north London, with attached reports, proposals and plans.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/8

1970-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Philip Goodhart

Correspondence with Sir Philip Goodhart (1925-1915), MP for Beckenham and long-standing supporter of St Christopher's Hospice, on topics including: relations with local regional health boards; the establishment of South Bromley Hospice; Conservative government policy on hospice care and on the treatment of refugees. File includes Hansard reports on proceedings in the House of Commons and House of Lords.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/9

1982-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Desmond Graves

Correspondence with Desmond Graves of the Tudor Trust, chiefly relating to the management structure of hospices. File includes Graves' report, 'Models of hospice management', and 'The relation of buildings to management', by Christopher Graves (son).

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/10

1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: collected writings of Ted Holden, a long-term resident of St Christopher's Hospice

Collected letters, poems and articles by Ted Holden, a patient with motor neurone disease (MND), resident in St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/11

1976-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Basil Hume, Archbishop of Westminster

Correspondence with Basil Hume (1923-1999), Archbishop of Westminster, concerning visits to St Christopher's Hospice, and whether St Christopher's should be included in the itinerary for the 1982 visit of Pope John Paul II to the UK.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/12

1970-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Richard Lamerton

Correspondence with Dr Richard Lamerton, doctor at St Joseph's Hospice and subsequently joint founder of Hospice in the Valleys, Tredegar, chiefly relating to Care of the dying, 1973, for which Cicely Saunders wrote a foreword. Also draft articles by Lamerton, including, 'Cancer patients dying at home: the last 24 hours', published in The Practitioner, 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/13

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence about Dr Martin Lee

Correspondence relating to a reference for Dr Martin Lee, formerly of St Christopher's Hospice. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2042.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/14

1963-1971, 1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with P W Martin

Correspondence with psychologist P W Martin (1893-1971), on topics including the potential therapeutic use of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), dream analysis, euthanasia, and visits to St Christopher's Hospice. File also includes a 1974 letter from Marjorie Martin, concerning family news.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/15

1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Ian McColl Kennedy

Correspondence with Ian McColl Kennedy (b 1941), Faculty of Laws, King's College London, concerning the law and the terminally ill. File includes draft of Kennedy's book chapter, 'The law relating to the treatment of the terminally ill', published in The management of terminal malignant disease, edited by Cicely Saunders (London, Edward Arnold, 1978), and related press cuttings.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/16

1964-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr W J Moon

Correspondence with Dr Walter Joseph Moon (1919-1999), Cancer Clinic, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, on pain management, the treatment of the dying, and a 1969 visit to St Christopher's Hospice. File includes articles and reports by Moon, and a detailed commentary on Cicely Saunders' publications.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/17

1967-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: letters from Valerie Morton, a St Christopher's Hospice patient with motor neurone disease

Letters to Cicely Saunders from Valerie Morton, a patient with motor neurone disease (MND) at St Christopher's Hospice, relating to Morton's experience of hospice treatment. Also copies of letters from Morton to Dame Albertine Winner, an article by Morton, 'At St Christopher's Hospice', published in The Trefoil, October 1968, and manuscript notes for a talk by Saunders, 'Psycho-social aspects of t[erminal] care'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/18

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof I D G Richards

Correspondence with Prof I D G Richards, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Leeds, concerning hospice staffing levels.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/19

[1964]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with David Rudall on the history of St Columba's Hospital, Hampstead

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Rev David Rudall, formerly of St Columba's Hospital, London (originally 'Friedenheim', one of the first homes for the dying in London), on the history of St Columba's. File includes extracts from a draft history of St Columba's by Rudall, and an article by L A Streetly-Smith, 'Friedenheim: the home for peace', 1915.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/20

1960-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Dr Kurshedjee Jamsdjee Rustomjee

Correspondence, with Dr Kurshedjee Jamsdjee Rustomjee, Chairman and subsequently President of the Ceylon Cancer Society and Ceylon Hospices. Topics include Rustomjee's visit to St Christopher's Hospice; hospice building projects in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka); personal news. File includes reports by Rustomjee on cancer care facilities in London and the US, and articles and photographs relating to the opening of the Bandaranaike Memorial Home, Sri Lanka, November 1962.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/21

1969-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Veronica Saunders-Brown

Correspondence with nurse Veronica Saunders-Brown, relating to professional appointments. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2057.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/22

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Ronald Scott

Correspondence with Sir Ronald Bodley Scott (1906-1982), Master of the Society of Apothecaries, relating to the Society's award to Cicely Saunders of a Gold Medal in Therapeutics, arrangements for a visit to St Christopher's Hospice, and comment on Scott's book, 'Cancer: the facts (Oxford University Press, 1979).

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/23

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Mervyn Stockwood, Bishop of Southwark

Correspondence with (Arthur) Mervyn Stockwood (1913-1995), Bishop of Southwark, relating to a visit by Sister Charity to the Hostel of God (later Trinity Hospice), Clapham.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/24

1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence and related papers concerning a report on hospices by Hedley Taylor

Correspondence and draft texts relating to a report, 'The hospice movement in Britain: its role and its future' by Hedley Taylor, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Policy on Ageing.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/25

1977-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Prof Duncan Vere

Correspondence with Duncan Vere, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, London Hospital Medical College, on topics including: a 1977 conference on therapeutics; pain research; the work of the St Christopher's Research Committee, of which Vere was a member; working arrangements for Dr Thomas Walsh, clinical research fellow, St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/26

1965-1980, 1984-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Sir Geoffrey Vickers

Correspondence with Sir Geoffrey Vickers (1894-1982), solicitor, author and administrator, on topics including: Vickers' article 'Mental health and spiritual values', published in The Lancet, 1955; a visit to St Christopher's Hospice; Vickers' lectures in the US; advice to Saunders on working with the Medical Research Council; Vickers' articles, 'Community medicine', published in The Lancet, 1967, 'What to expect of a doctor', published in British Hospital Journal and Social Service Review, 1968, and 'Institutional and personal rules', in Human Relations, 1971. File also includes later correspondence with the Vickers family concerning the provision of copies of Saunders' letters.

1 file


K/PP149/4/27

1960-1971

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Tom West

Personal correspondence between Cicely Saunders and her friend (and future colleague) Dr Tom West (b 1928), chiefly letters from West during his service with the Church Missionary Society (CMS), Wusasa Hospital, Zaria, northern Nigeria, on topics including: family news; West's work in the Hospital; the funding and building of a new maternity ward; Saunders' patients at St Joseph's Hospice, including Antoni Michniewicz; the death of Saunders' father; the development of St Christopher's Hospice; holidays; books; music; birdwatching. File includes personal data and is CLOSED during the lifetime of Dr West.

3 files


K/PP149/4/4/28

1985-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Eric Wilkes

Correspondence with Eric Wilkes, Co-Chairman of Help the Hospices, chiefly relating to a proposed funding application for a research project on good practice standards for all UK hospices. File includes the grant application, memoranda, correspondence concerning hospice management consultancy, and Cicely Saunders' announcement of her resignation as President of Help the Hospices.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/29

1970-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Antoinette Wye

Correspondence with management consultant Antoinette Wye, Cranfield School of Management, concerning a review of the management and administration of St Christopher's Hospice, with related reports, 1970-1976. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2060.

1 file


K/PP149/4/4/30

1977-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Antoinette Wye

Correspondence with management consultant Antoinette Wye, relating to arrangements for Wye's visits to St Christopher's Hospice, her advice on organisational change at St Christopher's with related reports, and personal news. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2060.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/1-35: Correspondence with UK institutions, 1958-1995


K/PP149/4/5/1

1974, 1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Age Concern

Correspondence with representatives of the charity Age Concern, with related reports and brochures, chiefly concerning a 1974 campaign on the impact of bereavement on the elderly.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/2

1973-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Alzheimer's Disease Society

Correspondence, leaflets, brochures, reports, newsletters and articles relating to the Alzheimer's Disease Society, including: correspondence, 1973-1977, between Cicely Saunders and Cori Phillips, the Society's founder, about her husband, Rev John George Phillips, the progress of his Alzheimer's disease, and the difficulties of finding hospice care for him; copies of letters from Dr Colin Murray Parkes to Cori Phillips, 1973, with advice on John Phillips' condition; later correspondence on attendance allowance, hospice admission policies relating to Alzheimer's patients and respite care. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2078.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/3

1980-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Beckenham Hospital

Correspondence with Beckenham Hospital Action Committee, consultancy documents and reports relating to proposed changes in acute services at Beckenham Hospital, Kent, including a report, 'BHA [Bromley Health Authority] district bed strategy, 1983-1992'.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/4

1964, 1970-1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the British Medical Association

Correspondence and related papers concerning the British Medical Association (BMA), including: abstracts from a BMA symposium on the management of advanced disease, 1964; a paper by John Agate, 'Care of the dying in geriatric departments', 1973; a memorandum, 1973, on a report on euthanasia, with press cuttings and a letter from the Voluntary Euthanasia Society.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/5

1968-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the British Postgraduate Medical Foundation

Correspondence with the British Postgraduate Medical Foundation relating to a student's application for training at St Christopher's Hospice, with related papers.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/6

1977-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the post of clinical nurse specialist at the Brompton Hospital, London

Correspondence, reports and related papers concerning the creation of the position of clinical nurse specialist at the Brompton Hospital, including the funding of the post, and the establishment of a continuing care unit. File also includes correspondence relating to the composition of the Brompton Cocktail (a combination of opiates and alcohol, used for terminal pain relief).

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/7

1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the opening of the Brook Lane Medical Practice

Correspondence relating to the opening of the Brook Lane Medical Practice, south London, with a report on Mission Care (formerly Bermondsey and Brook Lane Medical Mission), for 1991-1992.

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K/PP149/4/5/8

1979-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Charing Cross Hospital Medical School

Correspondence, newsletters, and reports relating to Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, including: correspondence with Prof Abraham Guz concerning the teaching of palliative care; correspondence with Dr Andrew Herxheimer, editor of Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin, concerning articles on physiotherapy, with an article by Herxheimer, 'some thoughts on prescribing at St Christopher's Hospice', 1980.

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K/PP149/4/5/9

1987-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the pressure group Charter '87

Correspondence, reports, notes, press releases and leaflets relating to the pressure group Charter '87 (created to campaign for the human and legal rights of asylum seekers in the UK). File includes notes for Cicely Saunders' speech at the group's launch event, and a report, 'Asylum seekers in the United Kingdom: essential statistics', produced by the British Refugee Council, 1987.

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K/PP149/4/5/10

1979-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the bereavement charity Cruse

Correspondence and related papers concerning Cruse (from 1987, Cruse Bereavement Care), a charity for the welfare of the widowed and their children, of which Cicely Saunders was a patron and planning committee member. File includes: meeting minutes and planning documents, 1986-1987, for a 1988 international conference on bereavement; fundraising requests; recipes for a fundraising cookery book.

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K/PP149/4/5/11

1969-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to the Disabled Living Foundation

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Disabled Living Foundation, chiefly correspondence between Dame Albertine Winner and Lady Winifred Mary ('Pix') Hamilton (1913-2000), Chair of the Foundation, concerning: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; advice on guidance for architects concerning disabled access to public buildings; a report, 'Music and the physically handicapped'.

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K/PP149/4/5/12

1967-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Disablement Income Group

Correspondence with the campaigning charity, the Disablement Income Group, chiefly between Cicely Saunders and the Group's co-founder, Megan du Boisson, concerning a planned visit to St Christopher's Hospice.

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K/PP149/4/5/13

1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a letter from Saunders to UK members of the European Parliament

Text of a letter sent by Cicely Saunders to all UK members of the European Parliament, stating her opposition to a proposal by French oncologist Leon Schwarzenberg in support of medically assisted death. Also a related report, and a list of serving MEPs.

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K/PP149/4/5/14

1982-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the charity EXTEND

Correspondence with the charity EXTEND (Exercise training for the Elderly and Disabled, now EXTEND Exercise), including an invitation to Cicely Saunders to become Vice President, meeting papers and newsletters.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/15

1961-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the editor of the magazine, Fellowship of the Road

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Peggy Harding, editor of Fellowship of the Road (previously The Road), a magazine for the disabled, read by some of Saunders' patients at St Joseph's Hospice. Topics include the development of St Christopher's Hospice, medical advice, and a commemorative service, 1973, for the magazine. File includes issues of the magazine and other published work by Harding.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/16

1967-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Correspondence with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, concerning the provision of a dog as a therapeutic pet for St Christopher's Hospice, the arrival of the dog ('Fi-Gi'), her poor health and death.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/17

1970-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Irish Cancer Society

Correspondence with Cora Gough, Information Officer, Irish Cancer Society Ltd, concerning services provided by the Society, notably terminal care at St Gabriel's Hospital, Dublin. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2056.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/19

1966-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to King's College London staff and events

Correspondence and related papers concerning staff of King's College London, chiefly Canon Sydney Evans, Dean of King's College London, and Rev Prof Gordon Dunstan, on topics including: visits to King's, theological papers; invitations to give talks at St Christopher's Hospice; invitations to King's events. Also draft articles, including 'A theologian's reflections on some areas of surgical practice', by Dunstan, 1969. Sensitive personal data in the file is CLOSED for review 2063.

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K/PP149/4/5/20

1976-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Little Company of Mary

Correspondence with Sister Margaret Mary, of the Little Company of Mary (a Roman Catholic religious order dedicated to the care of the sick and dying), London, relating to potential sites for hospices, including the possible conversion of Queen Victoria Hospital, Ealing, and the later conversion of a holiday home at Trerhyngyll, Wales. File also includes a book, A place of springs: the story of the first 100 years, by Mary Campion (Little House of Mary, 1977), on the history of the order.

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K/PP149/4/5/21

1967-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the London Hospital

Correspondence and related papers concerning the London Hospital, Whitechapel, including: patient statistics and draft reports by Cicely Saunders, 1968, for a survey of London Hospital outlying annexes for the care of elderly patients, in Hayes Grove, Kent and Woodford, Essex; correspondence, 1969, about nominations for the post of honorary consultant; Saunders' resignation as an honorary senior lecturer, 1981.

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K/PP149/4/5/22

1989-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture

Correspondence with the charity Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture (now Freedom from Torture), chiefly relating to a fundraising working group, of which Saunders was a member. File also includes meeting papers and an article, 'Psychological sequelae of torture: a descriptive model', published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, 1990.

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K/PP149/4/5/23

1966-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Medical Women's Federation

Correspondence with the Medical Women's Federation on topics including: an article by Cicely Saunders about St Christopher's Hospice published in the Federation's journal, 1966; the annual general meeting of the London branch of the Federation, held at St Christopher's, 1973.

1 file


K/PP149/4/5/24

1972-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the National Society for Cancer Relief

Correspondence and related papers concerning the National Society for Cancer Relief (later Macmillan Cancer Relief Fund), on topics including: visits to St Christopher's Hospice; Macmillan continuing care units; Macmillan medical staff appointments; terminal care training for doctors. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2049.

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K/PP149/4/5/25

1958-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence chiefly relating to hospice care in Poland (originally filed under 'refugees')

Correspondence and related papers concerning the work of the Sue Ryder Mission for the Relief of Suffering (also known as the Forgotten Allies Trust), and the Association of Friends of Polish Patients. Topics include a donation of pain relieving drugs to Sue Ryder Homes in Poland, the development of St Christopher's Hospice, and arrangements for visits to St Christopher's by Polish medical personnel. See also K/PP149/4/5/36.

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K/PP149/4/5/26

1975-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to correspondence between the Royal College of Nursing and the Royal College of Physicians

Correspondence, notes and related papers, concerning a debate between the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), 1976, on pain management and the care of patients with incurable and terminal illnesses. File includes a report and other papers relating to evidence submitted by Cicely Saunders to the Royal Commission on the National Health Service on the care of the dying, and a letter, 1977, from Saunders to the RCP, on how standards of care could be improved.

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K/PP149/4/5/27

1981-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Royal College of Nursing

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), on topics including the award to Cicely Saunders of the honorary fellowship of the RCN, 1981. File also includes a typescript text of a speech given by Saunders at a thanksgiving service for the RCN, Westminster Abbey, 1991.

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K/PP149/4/5/28

1976-1979, 1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with St Michael's Church of England High School, Chorley, Lancashire

Correspondence and related papers concerning St Michael's Church of England High School, Chorley, (which named a tutorial group after Cicely Saunders), on topics including a visit to the school by Saunders, 1977, and the attendance by a school teacher and pupil at the award to Saunders of an honorary doctorate by the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1977.

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K/PP149/4/5/29

1962-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with Society of the Sacred Cross, Tymawr Convent, Monmouth, Wales

Correspondence with Sister Mary Eleanor of the Society of the Sacred Cross, Tymawr Convent, Monmouth, Wales, on topics including: the early development and construction of St Christopher's Hospice; Cicely Saunders' patients; visits to St Christopher's; pain management; prayers for patients; personal news and news from the convent. File includes leaflets about the Society of the Sacred Cross, newsletters, cards and drawings. File also includes sensitive third-party personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2064.

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K/PP149/4/5/30

1979-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with St Thomas' Hospital, London

Correspondence and related papers concerning St Thomas' Hospital, including: St Thomas' Hospital Veterans' Association, 1981; Cicely Saunders' appointment as honorary consultant, 1985; the nomination of St Thomas' Hospital Terminal Care Support Team for the Lederle Bronze Award, 1987. File also includes correspondence with radiotherapist Dr Thelma Bates concerning St Christopher's Hospice patients, 1982, CLOSED for review in 2071.

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K/PP149/4/5/31

1976-1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Society of Apothecaries

Correspondence and related papers concerning the City of London livery company, the Society of Apothecaries, on topics including the presentation of the Society's Gold Medal in therapeutics to Cicely Saunders, 1979, her admission to the Society, 1985, and her election to the Livery of the Society, 1989.

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K/PP149/4/5/32

1970-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Society of Compassionate Friends

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Society of Compassionate Friends, a charity for bereaved parents, including: correspondence with Yvette Craig, a founder member of the Leukaemia Society, concerning visits to St Christopher's Hospice and prayers for sick children; correspondence with Rev Simon Stephens, the Society's founder; papers for a nursing conference, 1971, including a draft text by Kathleen O Preston, 'Nursing of children with cancer'.

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K/PP149/4/5/33

1958-1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Sue Ryder Foundation

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Sue Ryder Foundation and its predecessor organisations, the Forgotten Allies Trust and the Sue Ryder Home for Concentration Camp Survivors, on topics including Cicely Saunders' provision of medical expertise and pharmaceutical supplies for work in Poland, and her visit to affiliated hospitals, 1962. File includes correspondence with Sue Ryder, and requests to drug companies for supplies to be sent to Polish hospitals. See also K/PP149/4/5/28.

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K/PP149/4/5/34

1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with directors of UK hospices relating to a conference on voluntary euthanasia

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and other directors of hospices in the UK and Ireland, seeking views on medically assisted dying, and volunteers to debate against euthanasia at a forthcoming conference. File also includes articles and reports on euthanasia. File additionally includes some sensitive personal data which is CLOSED for review in 2072.

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K/PP149/4/5/35

1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence with the Women's Royal Voluntary Service

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Women's Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS), chiefly a request for male volunteers to provide social care.

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K/PP149/4/6/1-18: personal correspondence, 1949-2005


K/PP149/4/6/1

1949, 1960-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal letters from friends and family

Letters to Cicely Saunders from friends and family, including circular letters from medical colleagues and missionaries in Nigeria, Malaysia and India, 1965-1967, and letters of thanks for presents from relatives. Also notes, photographs, a prayer book and other related papers. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2031.

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K/PP149/4/6/2

1959-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, A-D

Personal and family correspondence on topics including: health; reference requests; the estate of May Christian Saunders (mother of Cicely Saunders); letters of congratulation. File includes correspondence with Daniella Faggioli (Saunders' step-daughter), concerning a visit to the UK, 1972; correspondence concerning a holiday in Guyana with former colleague Marian Cherubin, 1974; correspondence, 1961-1971, with and about Martin Cooper (Saunders' godson). Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2036.

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K/PP149/4/6/3

1963-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, E-L

Personal and family correspondence on topics including: requested comments on a book proposal; reference requests; Polish language lessons; the annual registration fee of the General Medical Council. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2035.

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K/PP149/4/6/4

1967-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, M-R

Personal and family correspondence on topics including health, domestic services, furniture purchases, visiting friends and reference requests. File includes a directory of former pupils of Roedean School, 1972, and a 1972 directory of members of the Nightingale Fellowship, the alumni association for the Nightingale Training School, St Thomas' Hospital.

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K/PP149/4/6/5

1945-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, S-Z

Personal and family correspondence on topics including health, gifts received, personal references, holidays and congratulations on honours and awards. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2037.

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K/PP149/4/6/6

1967-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, A-B

Personal correspondence, including: letters from Sister Antonia, 1988-1989, including reference to Cicely Saunders' impact at St Joseph's Hospice in the early 1960s; letters of congratulation on Saunders' Conrad N Hilton Humanitarian Prize, 2001; letters from former St Thomas' Hospital colleagues concerning a 2000 reunion; an obituary for former colleague, Isabella Bayne-Powell, and an article about their nursing training, 'Time past and present: the 1940 set', 1997. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2086.

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K/PP149/4/6/7

1970-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, C

Family and personal correspondence, chiefly letters, card and postcards received from friends, former colleagues and relatives with congratulations on honours and television and radio appearances. File also includes correspondence concerning a requested admission to St Christopher's Hospice, 1982, press cuttings, photographs and printed orders of service for memorial services. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2086.

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K/PP149/4/6/8

1970-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, D-E

Letters and cards from friends and relatives, chiefly relating to personal and family news. File includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2086.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/9

1968-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, F-H

Letters and cards from friends, relatives and former colleagues, chiefly concerning personal news, but also the establishment of the Dame Cicely Foundation and the trustees of St Christopher's Hospice. File includes newsletters (in English) from the Communauté de Grandchamp (a Protestant retreat in Neuchatel, Switzerland). Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2066.

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K/PP149/4/6/10

1985-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, I-M

Letters and cards from friends, former colleagues and hospice workers, chiefly relating to family and personal news. File includes photographs, copy press cuttings and postcards relating to Cicely Saunders' visit to Kyoto, Japan, 1997. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2086.

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K/PP149/4/6/11

1964-2001

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, Mc-Q

Letters and cards from friends and former colleagues, chiefly relating to personal and family news. File includes letters of congratulation on Cicely Saunders' Order of Merit, 1989. File also includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2085.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/12

1970-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, R-T

Letters and cards from family, friends and former colleagues, chiefly relating to personal and family news. File includes: a letter from Vale Rowe [2000], concerning their work at St Joseph's Hospice, 1960s, and Cicely Saunders' former patient Antoni Michniewicz; press obituaries for friends and colleagues, including John Taylor, former Bishop of Winchester; newsletters of the Society of the Sacred Cross.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/13

1970-2001

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, U-W

Letters and cards from friends and former colleagues, chiefly relating to personal and family news. File also includes personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2065.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/14

1970-2001

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence, X-Z

Letters and cards from friends, chiefly relating to personal and family news. File includes: arrangements for a visit to Windsor Castle by Saunders and her husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko, 1983. File includes sensitive personal data and is CLOSED for review in 2085.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/15

1981, 1999-2005

Papers of Cicely Saunders: Christmas cards and annual newsletters

Christmas cards and letters from friends and former colleagues in the UK and elsewhere. Also annual newsletters to the staff of St Christopher's Hospice, 1999-2004, and an address list of correspondents. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2069.

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K/PP149/4/6/16

1970s, 1995

Papers of Cicely Saunders: letters of condolence on the death of Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko, with earlier photographs

Letters and cards of condolence on the death of Cicely Saunders' husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko, 1995, with his Times obituary. Also photographs of a visit to Poland, 1978, including Saunders' giving a lecture. File includes personal data, CLOSED for review in 2059.

1 file


K/PP149/4/6/17

2001-2005

Papers of Cicely Saunders: personal correspondence

Letters and cards from relatives, friends and former colleagues, chiefly concerning personal and family news, comment on Cicely Saunders' book, Watch with me: inspiration for a life in hospice care (Lancaster, Observatory Publications, 2003), and expressions of concern over Saunders' health. File includes personal data, CLOSED for review in 2069.

2 files


K/PP149/4/6/18

2005

Papers of Cicely Saunders: letters of condolence on Saunders' death

Letters, cards and printed emails with condolences to Christopher Saunders (brother), and to St Christopher's Hospice on the death of Cicely Saunders, 14 July 2005. File includes personal data, CLOSED for review in 2069.

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