This drawing appeared in the Evening Standard on Tuesday 5th October 1937 on the page headed “Doodles”. “They are still doodling, Doctors and clergymen, clerks and bus-drivers, novelists and housewives — … Continue reading
Dr Halliday Sutherland’s article, The Soil and the Seed in Tuberculosis, appeared in the British Medical Journal on 23rd November 1912. In it, he suggested that Consumption (tuberculosis in the … Continue reading
This postcard from George Bernard Shaw was among Dr Sutherland’s personal papers. Dated 4th August 1921, it read: It can’t be done. Thinking comes under the head of infamous professional … Continue reading
In August 1904 Halliday Sutherland, aged 22, was a 4th year medical student at Edinburgh University. He went to Dublin to learn practical midwifery at the Coombe Hospital. One evening … Continue reading
Some years after the Stopes v. Sutherland libel trial, Dr Marie Stopes tried to entrap Professor Louise McIlroy at the Royal Free Hospital for Women. She wore a disguise and used a false name. This is the true story about what happened next.
At a Midsummer Eve’s Ball in the Botanic Gardens, Halliday Sutherland encountered “the Sleepless Night”. The trees around the the lawn of the Botanic Gardens were festooned with coloured fairy … Continue reading
On a visit to Ireland in 1955, Dr Sutherland stayed in a guest house at the Mount St. Joseph Abbey near Roscrea. He contemplated the hard life of the Trappist … Continue reading
Dr Sutherland attended an audience with Pope Pius XI in Christmas 1930. At Christmas 1930 I was in Rome, and the rector of the English College arranged a private audience … Continue reading
Dr Marie Stopes sought to settle her libel suit against Dr Halliday Sutherland before it went to the Court.