Oral history. Alison Robinson talks with Drs Graham and Barbara Gordon at 16 Lysander Street, Stratford 12th February 1999. Graham begins with a statement on his mother's (Doris Gordon) preference for private medical practice rather than the public service mentioning her private hospital 'Marire'. He gives the background as to Carey Smith coming to Stratford and his own work as a part-time visiting surgeon, Christmas celebrations, hospital amalgamation, staff changes, hospital closure etc.
On the second side, Alison talks with Dr Barbara Gordon, daughter of Dr William Sowby and wife of Graham. She talks of her fathers work at Stratford Hospital. Recorded as part of Alison's research into her publication Stratford Hospital Memories.
No abstract has been made. An edited transcript is available
Department
Archives
Production Date
1999
1920-1929
1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-1999

Archive Contents

  Part 1

Research tape.

  Part 2

Master tape.

Accession No
ARC2002-478

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