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File consists of papers and general correspondence related to the seminar on, "The Development of Sports Medicine in Twentieth-century Britain", which was held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, on 29 June 2007. The seminar was part of the Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine meetings also known as the Witness Seminars. The transcript of this seminar was published as Volume 36 of the Witness Seminar series, L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey (editors), The Development of Sports Medicine in Twentieth-century Britain, (London: Wellcome Trust, 2009).
Details of the seminar correspondence, primarily between the chair (Professor Domhnall MacAuley), advisers/organisers of the meeting (Dr Ian Burney and Dr Daphne Christie), editors of the published transcript (L.A. Reynolds and E.M. Tansey) and others include:
List of attendees, suggested outline of meeting, control sheets concerning feedback on transcripts, publishing permissions and marketing leaflets for the meeting.
Handwritten notes and copies of e-mails regarding the organisation of the meeting and notes between the organisers and editors regarding the transcript and accommodating people's comments.
An address on the history of sports medicine by John King which was read out at the seminar although he did not attend himself.
A paper distributed at the seminar by Robin Harland titled, "The History of Sport and Exercise Medicine - A Personal Perspective from the UK".