Parry-Jones, William

Reference HB105
Dates of Creation 1953-1999
Name of Creator Parry-Jones, William (British psychiatrist: 1935–1997)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 6 metres

Scope and Content

Biographical material including CVs and items relating to William Parry-Jones’ education, 1953-1997;
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Glasgow, diaries, reports, minutes and presentations, 1982-1996;
National Marriage Guidance Council, lectures and articles, 1973-1983;
Oxfordshire Area Health Authority, minutes, reports and research papers, 1969-1987;
Postgraduate training, undergraduate teaching and nurse training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, lecture notes, 1969-1990;
Publications, research and guest lecturing re Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Eating disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and History of psychiatry, 1962-1999.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Parry-Jones was born in 1935, and was educated at Llangefni Grammar School in Anglesey, Caius College, Cambridge and the London Hospital Medical School.
Registrar in psychiatry at the North Wales Hospital for Mental and Nervous Disorders in Denbigh, 1961-1965. Senior Registrar at Littlemore Hospital, Oxford then at Warneford Hospital, Oxford.
Clinical lecturer in psychiatry at Oxford University, 1969-1987. Consultant in charge of the Highfield Adolescent Unit, Oxford, 1972-1987.
Professor of child and adolescent psychiatry in Glasgow University from 1987-1997. He came to prominence in the aftermath of the Lockerbie disaster and later applied his expertise in post traumatic stress disorder for the benefit of young people in the Balkans.
He was also a pioneering historian of psychiatry and active in marriage guidance counselling.

Chronological within record series

Conditions Governing Access
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Acquisition Information
Mrs B Parry-Jones and Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.

Other Finding Aids
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Alternative Form Available
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Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, 5 June 2019

Appraisal Information
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Custodial History
Held by Parry-Jones family prior to transfer

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