• Title
    Autograph letter (fragment) from Sir Thomas Barlow to his sister Alice regarding social work and medical education
  • Reference
  • Date
    28 Dec 1907
  • Creator
    Barlow, Thomas (Sir) (1845-1945)
  • Scope and Content
    Stating that he had ordered a book on a sociological study of Westham; hoping she was happy in her educational work; asking her opinion of feeding indigent school children; expressing disillusionment with municipal socialism, but doubting whether voluntary work would be sufficient; wishing he could drop private practice and confine himself to hospital patients; stating that he was getting more able to sympathise with the needs of poor old sick folk; and stating that he thought the RCP would now be able to admit women for the LRCP and MRCS and that the Surgeons were more liberal than the Physicians.
  • Extent
    1 p.
  • Language
  • Archival history
    Donated by Miss Helen Barlow. Received into archives 12 June 1967.
  • Level of description
  • Normal location
  • Access
    Open access