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SAUNDERS, Dame Cicely (1918-2005)

K/PP149/6/1-4: Papers relating to talks and media appearances, 1948-2004


K/PP149/6/1/1-14: Correspondence relating to talks given by Cicely Saunders, 1959-1969


K/PP149/6/1/1

1959-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general correspondence relating to talks given by Saunders

Correspondence with individuals and organisations, chiefly relating to talks given by Saunders, mostly invitations, letters of thanks and news of the progress of the planned St Christopher's Hospice. Also programmes, invoices, an index to the file, and press cuttings including published letters relating to Saunders' series of articles, 'Care for the dying', published in Nursing Times, 1959.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/2

1960-1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to declined invitations to give talks

Invitations from various individuals and organisations to Saunders to give talks or write papers, all declined. Files are arranged A-Z by correspondent, with an index.

4 files


K/PP149/6/1/3

1961-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks to district nursing associations

Correspondence with individuals and organisations, chiefly invitations to give talks to audiences of district nurses, on subjects including pain management in terminal illness and terminal care. Also some letters relating to arrangements for ward visits at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney, some conference programmes, and an index to the correspondence.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/4

1963

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence with organisations and individuals relating to talks, lectures, conferences and meetings, chiefly on the care of the dying and the progress of the planned St Christopher's Hospice. Institutions include the Church Assembly, the Hospital Chaplaincies Council, the London Council of Social Service and the Royal College of Nursing. File also includes conference programmes, articles, meeting papers and an index to the file.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/5

1963-1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence with individuals and organisations relating to talks, lectures, conferences and meetings on the care of the dying and on the planned St Christopher's Hospice. Institutions include the Staff College for Ward Sisters, London, the London Medical Group and the Institute of Almoners. File also includes conference programmes, articles, course material and an index to the file.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/6

1964-1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence with individuals and organisations relating to talks, lectures, conferences and meetings on the care of the dying, pain management, and the progress of the planned St Christopher's Hospice. Institutions include Cambridge University, Lincoln County District Nurses, Bristol University Chaplaincy, the Salvation Army and Ranyard Nurses, London. Files also include conferences programmes, articles, and an alphabetical index to the files.

2 files


K/PP149/6/1/7

1965-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence with individuals and organisations relating to talks, lectures, conferences and meetings on topics including euthanasia, the care of the dying and St Christopher's Hospice. Institutions include University College Dublin, St Mary's College, Durham and the International Students' Club, London. File also includes conference programmes, press cuttings and an index to the file.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/8

1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to seminars on the care of the dying

Correspondence relating to arrangements for a series of seminars, 'Care for the dying', November 1965, held by Notting Hill Ecumenical Centre and jointly arranged by Cicely Saunders (who gave talks at two of the seminars). File includes letters to Dr P Graeme, St Mary's Hospital, relating to planning and arrangements.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/9

1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence with individuals and organisations relating to talks, lectures, conferences and meetings on the care of the dying and St Christopher's Hospice. Institutions include Edinburgh Theological College, Canterbury Hospital, Beckenham Rotary Club, King's College London Christian Union and Salford University. The files are arranged alphabetically and indexed.

3 files


K/PP149/6/1/10

1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence, memoranda, invoices, programmes and printed information relating to talks given by Cicely Saunders and others. Institutions include The British Tuberculosis Association, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh Western General Hospital, the Institute of Medical Social Workers, Liverpool Old People's Welfare Council, the National Secular Society and the Society of Watchers and Workers. Files are arranged alphabetically and indexed.

3 files


K/PP149/6/1/11

1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a weekend study course on pain

Correspondence and programme relating to a residential weekend study course on pain, held at the Lancaster Postgraduate Medical Centre, University of Lancaster, November 1968, at which Cicely Saunders spoke on 'Terminal pain'.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/12

1968

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to a Christian Medical Fellowship conference

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Douglas Johnson, Christian Medical Fellowship, relating to the Christian Medical Fellowship conference, Eastbourne, November 1968.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/13

1968-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to lectures given by Saunders at London Hospital Medical College

Correspondence, receipts and newsletters relating London Hospital Medical College, chiefly letters from Prof Duncan Vere, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, concerning lectures by Cicely Saunders on the care of the dying.

1 file


K/PP149/6/1/14

1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to talks

Correspondence, memoranda, invoices, programmes and printed information relating to talks given by Saunders and others. Institutions include The Hospital for Sick Children, King's College London, Lennard Hospital in Bromley, St Thomas' Medical School, and Whipps Cross Hospital, London. Files are arranged alphabetically and indexed.

3 files


K/PP149/6/2/1-54: Notes on talks, lectures and sermons delivered by Cicely Saunders, 1948 – 2004


K/PP149/6/2/1

1948-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes and related papers on religious faith

Manuscript notes, correspondence, religious texts and publications, including: correspondence with friends, including Madge Drake, on religious belief, 1948-1964; notes on The altar fire: reflections on the sacrament of the Eucharist by Olive Wyon (London, 1954); an article by Victor Gollancz, 'Life and living it', published in Nursing Mirror, January 1964; text of an address by the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Nightingale Training School, St Thomas' Hospital, 1960. In English and French.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/2

1960-1961

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures given by Cicely Saunders, chiefly to medical audiences in London, on topics including the care of the dying, pain, and patients' reactions to suffering. Includes notes for a lecture given at Grandchamp, Switzerland, December 1961.

1 file (18 items)


K/PP149/6/2/3

1962

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the dying, terminal disease and developments with the planned St Christopher's Hospice, at institutions including the Royal College of Nursing and St Paul's Cathedral, London.

1 file (16 items)


K/PP149/6/2/4

1963

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the dying, developments with the planned St Christopher's Hospice, the sedation of terminal cancer patients and the management of pain, to audiences including the general public and religious and medical professionals (including student almoners, or medical social workers). Also notes for an annual general meeting of St Christopher's Hospice, March 1963.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/5

1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the dying, pain management and the planned St Christopher's Hospice, to institutions including the British Medical Association and to audiences in Taunton, south Yorkshire and Southampton.

1 file (21 items)


K/PP149/6/2/6

1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes on lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the dying, pain, euthanasia and the planned St Christopher's Hospice, to audiences around the UK and to institutions including the Royal College of Nurses, the Salvation Army and the annual general meeting of St Christopher's Hospice.

2 files (45 items)


K/PP149/6/2/7

1966

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the dying, the observation of dying patients and the management of pain to audiences in the UK, USA and Denmark, to institutions including Yale Business School, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Polish School of Art, London.

2 files (49 items)


K/PP149/6/2/8

1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including 'Care for the dying', 'Moment of truth' and 'People in need: Christianity and suffering', delivered chiefly in the UK.

1 file (21 items)


K/PP149/6/2/9

1968-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the terminally ill, euthanasia, medical ethics, and St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/10

1970-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: talks on the care of patients in hospices

Typescript notes and texts of talks given by Cicely Saunders on hospice patient care and the role of hospices, including 'Nature of management of terminal pain', 'Hospice concept and principles', 'Problems of patients with progressive paralysis' and a talk on euthanasia. File includes a list of UK hospices, 1978, a checklist of pain symptoms, a pain severity scale, and lists of slides used to illustrate lectures.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/11

1970-1972

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the care of the terminally ill, euthanasia, terminal pain and St Christopher's Hospice, to audiences in the UK and USA.

1 file (15 items)


K/PP149/6/2/12

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including caring for the terminally ill, pain management and death.

1 file (14 items)


K/PP149/6/2/13

1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders including: 'Care of the dying', given at University College Hospital, January 1974; 'Management of terminal illness in young people', September 1974 and 'Alternative to euthanasia', given at Eton College, November 1974.

1 file (17 items)


K/PP149/6/2/14

1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks given by Cicely Saunders in the UK and Israel, including 'A death in the family', 'Care of dying patients', 'Euthanasia: is it the answer?', 'Dying, they live' and 'The way that leads to peace'.

1 file (26 items)


K/PP149/6/2/15

1975-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: texts of sermons by Saunders

Typescript texts of sermons by Cicely Saunders, including 'Dependence and vulnerability', given at St Mary the Great, Cambridge, March 1976, and 'Why should this happen to me?', at the Church of Christ the King, London, December 1976.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/16

1975-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: addresses by Saunders at St Christopher's Hospice carol services

Typescript texts of addresses given by Cicely Saunders at Christmas Eve carol services, St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/17

1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders in the UK and USA, including 'A death in the family', 'Management of terminal pain', 'Home, hospital or hospice?' and 'The story of St Christopher's'.

1 file (23 items)


K/PP149/6/2/18

1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders to medical and religious audiences in the UK and USA, on topics including terminal care, bereavement and euthanasia.

1 file (16 items)


K/PP149/6/2/19

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders to audiences including schools and universities in the UK and Poland, including 'Care for the dying', Dependence and vulnerability', 'Principles of hospice care' and 'Home, hospital or hospice?'.

1 file (26 items)


K/PP149/6/2/20

1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders in the UK, USA and South Africa, including 'Whose life is it anyway?', 'Specific problems of patients with motor neurone disease at St Christopher's', 'The hospice movement' and 'Nature and management of terminal care'.

1 file (17 files)


K/PP149/6/2/21

1980-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders in the UK, Canada and USA, including 'Palliative care in the treatment of patients with terminal cancer', 'Research needs in hospice care: separating assumptions from facts', 'The problem patient' and 'On discussing euthanasia'.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/22

[1981]-1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: talks by Saunders on patient care and hospices

Annotated typescript texts of talks given by Cicely Saunders on the patient experience in hospices, including 'Living with dying', 'Last 48 hours', 'Research needs in hospice care: separating assumptions from facts', and 'Problem patients', with related additional manuscript notes and indexes of slide images. File also includes a typescript draft of Saunders' 'Pain and impending death', published in Textbook of pain, edited by P Wall and R Melzack (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1984).

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/23

1981-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks given by Cicely Saunders in the UK and USA, including 'Control of terminal pain', 'A death in the family', 'Values of the hospice movement' and 'Pain control in head and neck cancer'.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/24

1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, talks and sermons by Cicely Saunders, including a talk on motor neurone disease given at St Christopher's Hospice annual general meeting, a sermon, 'What my faith means to me', given at Guildford Cathedral, and a talk given at Rugby School, June 1984.

1 file (20 items)


K/PP149/6/2/25

1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders on topics including the modern hospice and the role of the nurse in the control of pain.

1 file (9 items)


K/PP149/6/2/26

1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including a Good Friday sermon, March 1986, talks on the evolution of hospices and on 'Facing death'. File also includes orders of service for memorial services.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/27

1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including a talk on Napp Laboratories, a talk on the principles of terminal care, and a sermon delivered at a service for the charity Age Concern, Canterbury Cathedral, May 1987.

1 file (19 items)


K/PP149/6/2/28

1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including a talk, 'Uncertainties in dying' for a study course on the care of patients with life threatening illnesses, St Catherine's College Oxford, July 1988.

1 file (24 items)


K/PP149/6/2/29

1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks by Cicely Saunders on topics including religious faith and the future of hospices, and 'Christ's death and resurrection seen in hospice today', given at Westminster Cathedral, March 1989. File also includes orders of service for ward and memorial services at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (18 items)


K/PP149/6/2/30

1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders, including: 'Hospice as a bridge builder'; 'Developments in palliative care', given at the CIBA Foundation, November 1990; a talk to the City of London Freemen's School, November 1990. File also includes orders of service for religious services at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (13 items)


K/PP149/6/2/31

1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders, including notes for a Good Friday sermon, notes on hospice history, and notes titled 'Overview of the modern hospice movement and challenges ahead'. File includes orders of service for religious services at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (18 items)


K/PP149/6/2/32

1992-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including: notes titled 'Christian foundations'; a speech on the retirement of St Christopher's Hospice Medical Director Dr Thomas West, 1993; a talk, 'Euthanasia: no way', September 1993. File also includes orders of service for religious services at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (19 items)


K/PP149/6/2/33

1995-1996

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including: a talk on the origins of St Christopher's Hospice, given in San Diego; 'Future of palliative medicine', February 1996; 'This house believes that nurses should never knowingly help to take a life', at the Royal College of Nursing, November 1995. File also includes orders of service for religious services at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (31 items)


K/PP149/6/2/34

1997

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including: a talk for librarians, January 1997; a sermon, 'Forgiveness: never too late', June 1997; talk, 'Master builders', December 1997. File also includes orders of service for religious services, including memorial services, at St Christopher's Hospice.

1 file (26 items)


K/PP149/6/2/35

1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including notes for an address to a meeting of St Christopher's Hospice, January 1998, notes on early research work at the hospice, and notes and an order of service for a St Christopher's chapel service to mark Saunders' 80th birthday, June 1998.

1 file (16 items)


K/PP149/6/2/36

1999

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including: a talk, 'Idea of hospice', given in Poland; a talk, 'Giving choices at the end of life'; an address, 'Into the Millennium', given at the annual national conference of Help the Hospices.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/37

2000

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders, including: a Good Friday address, April 2000; a talk, 'Let the patient speak', given in Cambridge, May 2000; a talk, 'Lesson in living from the dying', given in Dublin, June 2000.

1 file (25 items)


K/PP149/6/2/38

2001-2002

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including: a talk, 'Hospice on the international scene', June 2001; a talk, 'The art of dying', October 2002; a talk given at the book launch held for David Clark's Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement: selected letters, 1959-1999 (Oxford University Press, 2002). Also orders of service for memorial services.

1 file (37 items)


K/PP149/6/2/39

2003-2004

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks given by Cicely Saunders, including a talk, 'Hospice and hospital chaplains', February 2004. Also papers relating to a visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury to St Christopher's Hospice, October 2004.

1 file (9 items)


K/PP149/6/2/40

[1960-1989]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: quotations collected by Saunders

Manuscript notes and offprints gathered by Cicely Saunders from poetry, drama, religious texts, patients and medical professionals on topics including death, grief, bereavement and illness. File includes extracts from works by William Shakespeare, Stevie Smith and Christopher Fry, an article by Sister Maria Faulkner, 'Julian of Norwich and the power and peril of silence', published in Sisters Today, and notes on publications including The following plough, by Neville Ward (Epsworth Press, 1978).

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/41

[1960s-1979]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders (mostly undated), given in the UK, Belgium, Netherlands and South Africa on topics including the care of the dying, the management of terminal pain, the role of the hospice and euthanasia.

1 file (35 items)


K/PP149/6/2/42

[1962-1974]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks by Cicely Saunders (mostly undated), given in the UK and USA on topics including the care of the dying, the bereaved family, and recent advances in terminal care.

1 file (30 items)


K/PP149/6/2/43

[1963]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes for lectures to medical audiences on the care of the terminally ill

Typescript notes and draft texts for lectures given by Cicely Saunders at London medical institutions on the care and treatment of both long term and terminally ill patients, including talks at the Hostel of God (later renamed Trinity Hospice), Middlesex Hospital and St Mary's Hospital, and 'Sedation for the patient with terminal cancer', given at St Thomas' Hospital.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/44

[1963-1984]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: literary texts on bereavement, illness and death

Manuscript notes, typescript book extracts and press cuttings chiefly relating to death, including extracts from: The New Book of Martyrs by George Duhamel, translated by Florence Simmonds (William Heinemann, London, 1918); Steppenwolf by Herman Hesse (London, Martin Secker, 1929); 'On being ill' by Virginia Woolf, from The Moment and Other Essays (Hogarth Press, London, 1947). Also an editorial article, 'Dying well: the problems of euthanasia' published in Cambridge Review, February 1984.

1 file


K/PP149/6/2/45

[1967-1969]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders in the UK, including 'Some problems with terminal care', 'A time to die' and 'Lengthening a dying life'.

1 file (40 items)


K/PP149/6/2/46

[1968]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK and the Netherlands, including 'Hospice role in community care of the disabled', 'Terminal care', 'Care of the dying' and 'One moment of truth'.

1 file (35 items)


K/PP149/6/2/47

[1974]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders, including 'Is euthanasia the answer?', 'Home, hospital or hospice?', 'Rights of the dying' and 'Death and bereavement'.

1 file (35 items)


K/PP149/6/2/48

[1977-1979]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK, Canada and USA, including 'Symptom control in far advanced cancers: basic principles', 'The search for God in death', 'Philosophy of total care of the terminally ill'.

1 file (35 items)


K/PP149/6/2/49

[1977-1981]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK and USA, on topics including pain control, euthanasia, grief and the role of hospitals.

1 file (35 items)


K/PP149/6/2/50

[1978]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK and USA, including 'Problems encountered in founding new hospices', 'Going round St Christopher's', 'Is euthanasia the answer?' and 'Appropriate patient, appropriate death'.

1 file (32 items)


K/PP149/6/2/51

[1979]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK and USA, including 'Home, hospice or hospital?', 'Whose life is it anyway?', 'Living with dying' and 'Story of St Christopher's'.

1 file (30 items)


K/PP149/6/2/52

[1984]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures, sermons and talks by Cicely Saunders, including 'Sickness and the search for meaning', 'Hospice: old and new', 'Home, hospital or hospice?', 'Visiting South Africa' and 'Some clinical issues in dealing with terminal pain', 1984.

1 file (30 items)


K/PP149/6/2/53

[1985]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: general notes for lectures and talks

Manuscript notes for lectures and talks by Cicely Saunders given in the UK, including 'On becoming a chairman', 'Living with dying' and 'Westminster Abbey'.

1 file (12 items)


K/PP149/6/2/54

[2003]

Papers of Cicely Saunders: notes and quotations on death and the care of the dying

Manuscript and typescript quotations, notes, poems and prayers on topics including the patient experience of terminal care and dying, the use of narcotics, spiritual pain, and the work of hospices. File includes extracts from: published works by Cicely Saunders; texts on St Christopher's Hospice, including St Christopher's: a celebration; Saunders' personal diaries, including references to her patient and friend David Tasma; writings about Saunders by her husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszyko.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/1-49: Papers relating to conference addresses and lectures by Cicely Saunders, 1960-1998


K/PP149/6/3/1

1960-1961

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Royal Society of Health Congress, Blackpool

Correspondence and related papers concerning a Royal Society of Health Congress, Blackpool, April 1961, with extracts from Cicely Saunders' presentation on the case history of a patient at St Joseph's Hospice (anonymised), including an interview transcript.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/2

1962-1977

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Royal Society of Medicine

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), including the text of Cicely Saunders' talk on the treatment of intractable pain in terminal cancer, given at an RSM symposium, December 1962, and an article by Saunders, 'The management of fatal illness in childhood', published in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, June 1969.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/3

1963-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Elderly Invalids Fund

Correspondence and related papers concerning the Elderly Invalids Fund, including the text of a talk given by Cicely Saunders at the Fund's 1963 annual general meeting.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/4

1964

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a talk given by Saunders at a British Medical Association symposium

Correspondence and texts relating to Cicely Saunders' talk, 'The care of the dying', given at a British Medical Association (BMA) symposium, July 1964.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/5

1964-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a lecture by Saunders at a Chest and Heart Association conference

Correspondence, draft texts and related papers concerning Cicely Saunders' lecture, 'The problems of terminal care', given at a conference held by the Chest and Heart Association, Eastbourne, April 1967. File also includes earlier correspondence relating to a planned article for the Association's journal, Health.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/6

1964-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to talks and articles by Saunders for the Student Christian Movement

Correspondence, notes and drafts relating to talks and articles by Cicely Saunders for the Student Christian Movement, including: notes for a seminar on 'Care for the dying', at a conference, 'Wholeness', Birmingham, 1964; a leaflet on lectures given for the London Medical Group of the Student Christian Movement, 1965-1966; drafts of an article, 'I was sick and you visited me'; article, 'Dimensions of death', published in Religion and medicine, edited by Hugh Melinsky (SCM Canterbury Press, 1970).

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/7

1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a lecture given at the Postgraduate Centre for Mental Health, New York

Correspondence, text and related papers concerning a lecture given by Cicely Saunders, 'The dying patient: approaches to psychological management', at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, New York, May 1965. File includes correspondence with Dr Arlene Wolberg, Director, concerning arrangements for the lecture, the lecture text, and biographical notes on Saunders.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/8

1965-1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the Seventh International Congress on Gerontology, Vienna, 1966

Correspondence and lecture texts relating to the Seventh International Congress of Gerontology, Vienna, Austria, 1966, at which Cicely Saunders chaired a discussion group, 'Care of the dying'. File includes: correspondence between Saunders and congress organiser Dr E Woodford-Williams, Sunderland General Hospital, concerning arrangements; annotated texts of presentations by other discussion panellists; Saunders' draft text, 'The role of social medicine'; photographs of the congress; galley proofs of Saunders' article, 'Training for the practice of clinical gerontology: the role of social medicine', published in Interdisciplinary topics in gerontology, 1970.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/9

c 1965

Papers of Cicely Saunders: draft address given by Saunders in Coventry Cathedral

Typescript drafts for an address given by Cicely Saunders in Coventry Cathedral on the care of the dying, based on the New Testament text, 'Watch with me'.

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K/PP149/6/3/10

1966-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Royal College of Surgeon's symposium on the care of cancer patients

Texts, correspondence and related papers concerning a symposium of the Royal College of Surgeons, 'Some aspects of the cancer problem', January 1967, including draft and printed versions of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'The care of the terminal stages of cancer', published in Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons.

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K/PP149/6/3/11

1966-1967

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a training course in geriatrics, Sunderland General Hospital

Correspondence, articles, programme and printed material relating to a training course in geriatrics for general practitioners run by the Department of Geriatrics, Sunderland General Hospital, April 1967. File includes correspondence with course organiser Dr E Woodford-Williams about arrangements, and draft and printed versions of Cicely Saunders' talk, 'The care of the dying', published in Gerontologia Clinica, 1967.

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K/PP149/6/3/12

1968-1969

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference, 'Problems of incontinence'

Correspondence and related papers concerning a conference, 'Problems of incontinence', at King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, February 1968. File includes correspondence between Dame Albertine Winner (one of the conference Chairs) and other speakers, including Lady Hamilton, Chairman of the Disabled Living Activities Group of the Central Council for the Disabled and Leonora Elphick, former Head Medical Social Worker at Guy's Hospital, London. Also a report on the conference, 'Problems of incontinence', published in Nursing Mirror, February 1969.

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K/PP149/6/3/13

1970

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Royal College of Physicians conference on the treatment of malignant disease

Correspondence and related papers concerning a conference on the treatment of malignant disease, held by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), July 1970. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and the RCP concerning a possible article based on her conference paper, 'Terminal care of malignant disease in hospital', and conference programme, attendee list and abstracts of papers presented.

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K/PP149/6/3/14

1972-1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Department of Health symposium on the care of the dying

Correspondence, texts, press cuttings and related papers concerning a Department of Health and Social Affairs symposium on the care of the dying, at the Royal College of Physicians, November 1972. File includes: drafts of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'A death in the family: a professional view'; printed texts of the symposium papers, British Medical Journal, January 1973; press cuttings about the symposium; correspondence with actress Sheila Hancock concerning Hancock's address to the symposium and its impact. File includes personal data, CLOSED during Sheila Hancock's lifetime.

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K/PP149/6/3/15

1973-1974

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on the treatment of cancer, Yugoslavia

Correspondence, text, notes and related papers concerning a conference, 'Cancer control', in Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia), May 1973. File includes typescript text of Cicely Saunders' lecture, 'Patient and doctor: the advanced stages of cancer'; correspondence with the organisers, the International Union Against Cancer; notes on the conference; photographs of the conference; a report on the conference published in Bulletin Cancer, July 1973.

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K/PP149/6/3/16

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Scottish Hospital Centre conference on the care of the terminally ill

Letters, texts and related papers concerning a Scottish Hospital Centre conference, 'Preparing the war', Glasgow, June 1973. File includes typescript text of Cicely Saunders' talk, a revised version of her Zagreb conference presentation 'Patient and doctor: the advance stages of cancer'.

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K/PP149/6/3/17

1973

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Westminster Cathedral conference, 'The hour of our death'

Correspondence, press cuttings and related papers concerning a conference, 'The hour of our death', at Westminster Cathedral Hall, January 1973. File includes: the text of Cicely Saunders' talk; correspondence between Saunders and Cardinal John Carmel Heenan (1905-1975), Archbishop of Westminster; press cuttings of reports on the conference.

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K/PP149/6/3/18

1974-1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a symposium of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Correspondence, draft text and related papers concerning a symposium on malignant disease held by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, December 1974. File includes text of Cicely Saunders' lecture, 'The care of the dying'.

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K/PP149/6/3/19

1976-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Higher Education Foundation conference, Oxford

Correspondence and related papers concerning a conference, 'Reductionism in academic disciplines', held by the Higher Education Foundation at St Anne's College Oxford, September 1982. File includes correspondence relating to arrangements, and an article by A R Peacocke, 'Reductionism: a review of the epistemological issues and their relevance to biology and the problem of consciousness', published in Journal of Religion and Science, December 1976.

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K/PP149/6/3/20

1977-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers chiefly relating to King Edward's Hospital Fund for London conferences and seminars

Correspondence, conference papers, notes and related papers concerning conferences and seminars held by King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, including a 1977 conference, 'The management of chronic illness', and 'Professional priorities and problems in terminal care', 1985. File also include correspondence relating to grant applications, and comment by Cicely Saunders on applications relating to palliative care by other institutions, including the Intractable Pain Unit, St Thomas' Hospital, 1987.

2 files


K/PP149/6/3/21

1977-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a meeting of medical school deans and directors of nursing education

Correspondence and related papers concerning a meeting of Deans/representatives of medical schools and Directors/representatives of nursing education, at St Christopher's Hospice, February 1978. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Charles Fletcher (1911-1995), Emeritus Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, who spoke at the meeting.

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K/PP149/6/3/22

1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference, 'Advances in medicine'

Correspondence, programme and participant list relating to a conference, 'Advances in medicine', London, July 1978, at which Cicely Saunders spoke on 'The importance of continuing care in oncology'.

1 file


K/PP149/6/3/23

1978-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: background information on medical ethics

Notes, articles and related papers concerning medical ethics, chiefly in relation to the care of the dying. File includes: notes by Cicely Saunders for talks on ethics, 1988-1989, including slides for use in an overhead projector; papers on a training course at St Christopher's Hospice, June 1989, for medical professionals, social workers and clergy; press cuttings and quotations; article by Rev J S Habgood, 'Medical ethics: a Christian view', published in Journal of Medical Ethics, 1985; a speech by the Bishop of Durham, 'Moral problems facing the medical profession at the present time', given at the British Medical Association, 1972; article by Ian Kennedy, 'The law relating to the treatment of the terminally ill', published in The management of terminal disease, edited by Saunders (London, Edwin Arnold, 1983).

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K/PP149/6/3/24

1979-1980

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a congress on death and dying, Imperial College London

Correspondence, draft text and related papers concerning an 'International congress on death and dying', held at Imperial College, London, 1980. File includes typescript draft of Cicely Saunders' plenary address, 'Living with dying'.

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K/PP149/6/3/25

1981-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to an address given by Saunders at the annual service of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths

Correspondence and text relating to an address given by Cicely Saunders at the annual service of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths (a City of London livery company), May 1982.

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K/PP149/6/3/26

1981-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to an address given by Saunders at a church service for the London Committee of Licensed Teachers of Anatomy

Correspondence and text relating to an address by Cicely Saunders, 'The problem of pain and loss', given at a service for the London Committee of Licensed Teachers of Anatomy at the University Church of Christ the King, Bloomsbury, London, May 1982.

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K/PP149/6/3/27

1981, 1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on the care of the terminally ill

Correspondence, texts, articles and related papers concerning a conference, 'Care for the terminally ill' at the King's Fund Centre, London, January 1985. File includes text of Cicely Saunders' paper, 'Professional practice and personal participation'; correspondence about conference arrangements with the National Association of Health Authorities in England and Wales (NAHA); an article by Barry Lunt and Richard Hillier, 'Terminal care: present services and future priorities', published in British Medical Journal, August 1981; a NAHA handbook, Care of the dying: a guide for health authorities, 1987.

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K/PP149/6/3/28

1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference, 'The problems of pain and stress'

Conference pack, with programme and abstracts, for a conference, 'The problems of pain and stress', at the Royal College of Physicians, December 1982 (Cicely Saunders spoke on 'Pain control in terminal illness').

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K/PP149/6/3/29

1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a sermon by Saunders, 'the violence of grief', Trinity College Cambridge

Correspondence and text relating to a sermon given by Cicely Saunders, 'The violence of grief', at Trinity College chapel, Cambridge, November 1984.

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K/PP149/6/3/30

1973-1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: background research for a paper given at a conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying', 1985

Notes, articles and correspondence relating to the role of spirituality and religion in the care of the terminally ill, collected in preparation for a 1985 conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying'. File includes: Cicely Saunders' article 'The working of St Christopher's', published in Medical care of the dying patient (Foundation of Thanatology, New York, 1974); a newsletter of the Assembly of Episcopal Chaplains, reporting on lectures on bereavement, March 1974, by Saunders, Dr Samuel Klagsbrun and Rev Carleton Sweetser; a seminar paper, 'Thoughts on the spiritual component in care of the terminally ill', by Florence Wald, 1985; requests from Saunders for information on the spiritual origins of the Marie Curie Memorial Foundation and the Sue Ryder Foundation, 1985.

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K/PP149/6/3/31

1984-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying', St Catherine's College Oxford

Correspondence, draft text, participant list, programme and related papers concerning a conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying', at St Catherine's College Oxford, 1985, including typescript text of Cicely Saunders' lecture, 'The modern hospice'. Also correspondence about conference arrangements with Dr Robert Twycross, and correspondence with Rev Denis Duncan of the Churches' Council for Health, concerning the publication of Saunders' lecture.

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K/PP149/6/3/32

1985

Papers of Cicely Saunders: research undertaken for a lecture, 'The modern hospice', given at a conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying'

Correspondence, notes and related material concerning responses to questions sent by Cicely Saunders to UK hospices, to establish whether they had a religious foundation, and how they met the spiritual needs of patients and their families, as preparation for her lecture, 'The modern hospice', given at a conference, 'The Church's ministry of healing to the dying', Oxford, 1985.

2 files


K/PP149/6/3/33

1985-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Help for Hospices conference, 'Top hospice management'

Correspondence, programme and participant list relating to a conference, 'Top hospice management', held by Help for Hospices, London, May 1986, at which Cicely Saunders spoke on 'Some thoughts on management in charities offering a clinical service'.

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K/PP149/6/3/34

1985-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a National Association of Health Authorities conference, 'Care of the dying'

Correspondence, draft text and programme relating to a conference, 'Care of the dying' held by the National Association of Health Authorities in England and Wales (NAHA), London, December 1985. File includes text of Saunders' speech, 'Professional practice and personal participation'.

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K/PP149/6/3/35

1986-1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to discussions of the ethics of hospice care

Correspondence, meeting papers and draft texts relating to panel discussions on the ethics of hospice care, held at the executive offices of United Synagogues, London, with participants including Chief Rabbi Immanuel Jakobovits (1921-1999), Prof Gordon Dunstan, King's College London, Prof Peter Byrne, Director of the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London, and Cicely Saunders. File includes draft papers by panel members (including Saunders' 'History and growth of the hospice movement'), subsequently published as 'Hospice care: Jewish reservations considered in a comparative ethical study', in Palliative medicine, 1991.

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K/PP149/6/3/36

1986-1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference, 'The care of the dying - a comparison of objectives and patterns of delivery in the UK and USA'

Correspondence, notes and draft text relating to a conference, 'The care of the dying - a comparison of objectives and patterns of delivery in the UK and USA', held in London, January 1987. File includes correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Prof Roger Dyson, editor of Health Services Manpower Review, concerning arrangements for the conference, and correspondence with Prof Eric Wilkes, co-Chair of Help the Hospices, concerning Saunders' talk. Also notes and draft text for Saunders talk, 'Hospice UK: some basic principles'.

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K/PP149/6/3/37

1987

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a talk by Saunders, 'Hospice evolution'

Draft and final text of a talk by Cicely Saunders, 'Hospice evolution', given at a Royal Society of Medicine Symposium, 'The management of pain: the historical perspective', April 1987.

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K/PP149/6/3/38

1986-1988

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a Hospital Chaplain Fellowship study course, 'Living with uncertainty'

Correspondence, notes and text relating to a study course run by the Hospital Chaplains' Fellowship, 'Living with uncertainty', Oxford, July 1988, at which Cicely Saunders gave a talk, 'Spiritual pain' (later published in Hospital Chaplain, the journal of the fellowship, 1988).

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K/PP149/6/3/39

1988-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a dinner at the Traveller's Club

Correspondence, notes and a seating plan relating to a dinner at the Traveller's Club, July 1989, where Cicely Saunders was guest speaker. File also includes letters from Saunders to Richard Wilson (later Baron Wilson of Dinton) of the Cabinet Office, relating to central government funding for hospices.

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K/PP149/6/3/40

1990

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the first meeting of the Forum of Chairman of Independent Hospices

Correspondence and related papers concerning the inaugural meeting of the Forum of Chairmen of Independent Hospices, Oct 1990, at which Cicely Saunders gave a speech. File includes correspondence relating to meeting arrangements and to the responses given to a questionnaire sent to all Forum members. Also newsletter and other papers relating to St Nicholas' Hospice, Bury St Edmunds.

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K/PP149/6/3/41

1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a meeting, 'Euthanasia: the practical alternative'

Correspondence between Cicely Saunders and Ann Winterton, MP and Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Pro-Life Group, concerning a meeting, 'Euthanasia: the practical alternative', December 1991, where Saunders gave a paper, 'Euthanasia: definitions, dangers and alternatives'.

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K/PP149/6/3/42

1989-1991

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on motor neurone disease

Correspondence, reports and related papers concerning a conference on the treatment of motor neurone disease (MND), hosted by the CIBA Foundation, February 1991, and jointly chaired by Cicely Saunders. File includes correspondence relating to the content of the conference, proposed speakers, arrangements and the publication of conference papers. Correspondents include: Peter Cardy, Director of the Motor Neurone Disease Association; immunologist Sir James Gowans, Dr Richard Langton Hewer, consultant neurologist at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol; personnel of the CIBA Foundation. File also includes: 'Moto neurone disease: a human and biological enigma' by Prof Nigel Leigh, 1990; the final report on a St Christopher's Hospice review of 124 MND patients, 1980-1990; newsletters and reports by the ALS Association Upstate New York Support Group (re amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

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K/PP149/6/3/43

1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to the second congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

Correspondence, texts, background research, press cuttings and related papers concerning the second congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, Brussels, October 1992. File includes the text of Cicely Saunders' closing address, 'Some challenges that face us'. Also: correspondence with the conference organisers; abstracts and programmes; article, 'Ethics in hospital care' by Samuel Klagsbrun, published in American Psychologist, 1982; 'The evolution of palliative care: a perspective from the European Community', by Harvey Schipper, published in Journal of Palliative Care, 1991; and Communication and awareness about death: a study of a random sample of dying people', by Clive Seale, published in Social Science and Medicine, 1991.

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K/PP149/6/3/44

1992

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on palliative care in Europe

Correspondence, circulars and related papers concerning a conference, 'Palliative care for all: directions for the next decade', London, November 1992, including a request to Cicely Saunders for assistance with a conference speech by Prince Charles, and letters from Saunders to the conference organisers declining their invitation to attend.

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K/PP149/6/3/45

1993

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on medical ethics

Correspondence, programme and articles relating to a conference, 'Ethics in medicine', Imperial College, London, September 1993, where Cicely Saunders gave a talk, 'Voluntary euthanasia: no way'. File includes correspondence with the conference organisers on the subject of Saunders' talk and on arrangements, and published articles on palliative care and euthanasia in the Netherlands.

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K/PP149/6/3/46

1980, 1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a seminar, 'Life is fatal: a seminar on the significance of death'

Correspondence, draft text, background information and related papers concerning a Saros Association event, 'Life is fatal: a seminar on the significance of death', London, May 1994. File includes: drafts of Cicely Saunders' talk, 'Hospice: living with dying'; copies of case notes and articles about former patients; an article, 'Patiently speaking', by St Christopher's Hospice patient Ted Holden, published in Nursing Times, June 1980.

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K/PP149/6/3/47

1993-1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a formal luncheon, Toynbee Hall, London

Correspondence and programme of speakers for a formal luncheon at the Toynbee Hall, London, April 1994, including a talk by Cicely Saunders, 'The hospice movement as an answer to euthanasia'.

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K/PP149/6/3/48

1994

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a symposium on the ethics of assisted dying

Correspondence notes and programme relating to a symposium, 'The ethics of prolonging life and assisting death', held at the Wellcome Foundation, October 1994. File includes an abstract of Cicely Saunders' talk, and her manuscript notes.

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K/PP149/6/3/49

1998

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a conference on palliative care

Participant list, programme and related papers concerning a conference, 'Advancing palliative care: a one day scientific meeting to celebrate Dame Cicely Saunders' 80th birthday', held at the Royal College of Physicians, June 1998. File also includes brochures, leaflets and newsletters for related institutions, including the National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services.

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K/PP149/6/4/1-14: Papers relating to television and radio appearances by Cicely Saunders, 1959-1989


K/PP149/6/4/1

1959-1981

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to BBC radio and television interviews

Correspondence, contracts, schedules, scripts and press cuttings relating to radio and television interviews with Cicely Saunders, including: an interview for a radio programme, 'Focus on euthanasia', broadcast on the BBC Home Service, June 1966; an interview for BBC Radio 4 'Women's Hour, March 1971, with interview transcript; interview for a programme on euthanasia, 'The last right?', in the BBC2 television documentary series Brass Tacks, July 1980.

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K/PP149/6/4/2

1962-1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a lecture by Saunders for the Medical Recording Service

Correspondence, texts, notes and related papers concerning a recording of a lecture by Cicely Saunders, 'Problems of terminal pain' first made by the Medical Recording Service in 1962, and subsequently revised and re-recorded in 1967 and 1975. File includes: correspondence with Dr John and Valerie Graves, directors of the Medical Recording Service, on arrangements, content and technical requirements for the lecture; a transcript of a conversation with a patient; typescript text of a lecture given by Saunders at King's College London.

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K/PP149/6/4/3

1968-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Saunders' appearance on The Frost interview, 1974

Correspondence relating to Cicely Saunders' appearance on the BBC programme The Frost interview, broadcast September 1974, which also included a visit by presenter David Frost to St Christopher's Hospice. File includes correspondence relating to arrangements for the visit, information about patients interviewed, and subsequent letters received from viewers. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2058.

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K/PP149/6/4/4

1972-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to BBC television programme Through darkness to light, 1972

Correspondence and script relating to a BBC1 religious programme, 'Through darkness to light', that included interviews with Cicely Saunders and St Christopher's Hospice patients. File includes correspondence between Saunders and producer Shirley du Boulay (subsequently author of Cicely Saunders: founder of the modern hospice movement, 1984), and subsequent requests for copies of the programme for viewing in the hospice.

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K/PP149/6/4/5

1973-1983

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to television appearances by Saunders

Correspondence, draft script and contracts relating to Cicely Saunders' appearance on London Weekend Television programme Answer back, broadcast February 1973, in which she responded to viewers' questions on death and bereavement. Also papers relating to a Southern Television programme, Guideline: death by consent, July 1975, and ITV programme This is your life, about actress Sheila Hancock, broadcast January 1977. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2045.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/6

1974-1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Saunders' BBC appearances

Correspondence, invitations, contracts, scripts, planning documents and press cuttings relating to appearances on BBC radio and television programmes by Cicely Saunders, including: correspondence with producer Martin Freeth relating to a BBC2 documentary, Horizon: the long valley – a study of bereavement, broadcast December 1976; a request for a patient interview, 1977; a funding appeal for St Christopher's Hospice, broadcast 1981; papers relating to appearances by Saunders and her husband, Prof Marian Bohusz-Szyszko in the BBC1 programme Home on Sunday, broadcast July 1986; papers relating to Saunders' appearance in the BBC Radio 4 interview programme, In the psychiatrist's chair, June 1985.

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K/PP149/6/4/7

1975-1982

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Saunders' participation in a radio phone-in programme, It's your line, 1975

Correspondence, contracts and notes chiefly relating to the participation of Cicely Saunders and other members of St Christopher's Hospice staff in a BBC Radio 4 phone-in programme, It's your line: special on dying and bereavement, broadcast April 1975. File includes typescript notes by Saunders on possible questions, and subsequent correspondence concerning fundraising appeals and other television appearances. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2062.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/8

1975

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to a 'Thought for the day' talk by Saunders, BBC Radio 4

Letters received, contract and notes relating to a religious 'Thought for the day' talk given by Cicely Saunders, in the Radio 4 news programme Today, broadcast December 1975. File includes letters of appreciation from listeners.

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K/PP149/6/4/9

1976-1978

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Saunders' appearance in the BBC series Light of experience

Correspondence and draft texts relating to Cicely Saunders appearance in the BBC2 series Light of experience (in which participants spoke direct to camera about a life-changing experience), broadcast November 1976. File includes correspondence relating to editing, publicity and the accompanying book, Light of experience (BBC, 1977); draft, final text and shooting script for Saunders' talk, 'A window in your home'; letters from viewers. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2058.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/10

1976

Papers of Cicely Saunders: correspondence relating to Trevor Griffith's television drama, Through the night

Correspondence relating to a BBC television drama by Trevor Griffiths, Through the night (about a breast cancer patient and her medical treatment), broadcast in the Play for today strand, December 1975. File includes requests by Cicely Saunders and others for permission to use the broadcast as a teaching aid in medical training.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/11

1978-1979

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Saunders' appearance on a radio programme, Life after life

Letters, memoranda, contract and notes relating to Cicely Saunders' appearance on a BBC Radio 4 programme, Life after life, August 1979.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/12

1984

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to BBC radio and television appearances by Saunders

Correspondence, contracts, scripts, notes and memoranda relating to appearances by Cicely Saunders in radio and television programmes including This is the day, a live broadcast of religious worship at St Christopher's Hospice, September 1984; a funding appeal for the hospice; interviews, 1984, conducted to promote Saunders' biography, Cicely Saunders: founder of the modern hospice movement, by Shirley du Boulay, including an interview on BBC Radio 4 talk show Midweek, June 1984. Personal data in the file is CLOSED for review in 2064.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/13

1984-1986

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to recordings made by Saunders for the charity Christianline

Correspondence, scripts and related papers concerning recordings made by Cicely Saunders for Christian telephone counselling charity Christianline.

1 file


K/PP149/6/4/14

1989

Papers of Cicely Saunders: papers relating to Saunders' appearance on radio programme Pause for thought

Correspondence and draft scripts for the Cicely Saunders' appearance on the radio programme, Pause for thought, broadcast [on BBC Radio York], December 1989.

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