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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Health and Medicine


Anglesey County Record Office

  • Lady Thomas Convalescent Hospital, Rhosneigr: visitors book 1919-22 (WS (misc))

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Grey Memorial nurse's home, Belford: papers 1907-46 (BRO.1004)

Brent Archive

  • Willesden Hospital Medical Society: minutes, register of tutorial attendees and ephemera 1954-90 (6/2002)

Bromley Public Libraries, Local Studies & Archives

  • Friends of Beckenham Hospital: records 1968-91 (Accession 1235)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Edna Ashurst, nurse: medical training notebooks c1930-39 (D 6295)
  • Cranage Hall Hospital: register of minors, corresp files and other records 1905-89 (NHC 5)
  • Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council Environmental Health Department: registers of inspections 1954-97 (LDE)
  • Ellesmere Port Borough Council Public Health Department: registers of notification of diseases and record of deaths 1940-73 (LBE)
  • Macclesfield Borough Council Health Department: registers and reports 1914-42 (LBM)
  • Parkside Hospital, Macclesfield: corresp and papers of GW Wain as clerk to the visiting committee 1924-29 (NHM 8)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Kathleen Carr: letters (transcripts) rel to her convalescence from tuberculosis at Meathop Sanatorium, Grange-over-Sands 1933-34 (BDX 429)
  • Association of District Nurses, North Lancashire and Westmorland branch and Central Executive Committee: minutes 1940-72 (BDS) 100)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Devonshire Royal Hospital, Buxton: inspectors' comments and other papers 1859-1948 (D5744)
  • Kingsway Hospital (formerly Derby Borough Asylum), Mickleover: records 1888 - 20th cent (D5874)
  • Pastures Hospital (formerly Derby County Mental Hospital), Mickleover: minutes 1948-54 (D1658)

Devon Record Office

  • Devonian Orthopaedic Association: annual reports, minutes, deeds and other papers 1846-1987 (6181)
  • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter (addnl): records (1260 adds 6 and 7)

Dundee City Archives

  • Muscular Dystrophy Group of Great Britain and Ireland, Dundee School Exchange: minutes, papers, press cuttings 1967-97

East Kent Archives Centre

  • St Martins Hospital, Canterbury: records 1902-1982 (MH/T11)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Cowgate Clinic, Edinburgh: disinfection and bedding book 1947-62 (Acc 621)

Essex Record Office, Southend Branch

  • R Burgess, midwife, Southend: records of her career as a midwife 1911-43 (S3153, D/DS 642)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Lansdowne Hospital, Canton: patients files c1930-60 (Acc 2002/5)
  • Royal Hamadryad Hospital, Cardiff: records 1949-70 (Acc 2002/83)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Merioneth District Nursing Association: minutes 1946-97 (5454)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • East London Waterworks Company: plans and sections for improving supply and draining sewage from the River Lee in Hertfordshire, Essex and Middlesex 1853 (Acc 3771)
  • Speechly & Milbank, pharmacists, Bishops Stortford: stock lists, photographs and historical account c1857-1959 (Acc 3831)
  • Cell Barnes Hospital, St Albans: records 1932-97 (Off Acc 1346)
  • Harperbury Hospital (Horizon NHS Trust), Radlett: records 1980-2001 (Off Acc 1347)
  • Hertford County Hospital (addnl): registers and other records c1900-60 (Off Acc 1354)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey District Nursing Association: records 1926-89 (JA/705)
  • League of Friends of the Jersey Group of Hospitals: records c1980-99 (JA/635)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Brook General Hospital, Woolwich (addnl): steward's report book 1896-99 (B02/092)
  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital, Camden (addnl): admission and discharge registers, minutes, committee papers and instructions for the original hospital written by Elizabeth Garrett Anderson 1800-1900 (H13/EGA)
  • Hammersmith Hospital (addnl): admission and discharge registers 1930-40 (H37/HM)
  • Harperbury Hospital: records incl minutes, files, staff and patient records 1899-1990 (H61)
  • Horton Hospital, Epsom (addnl): records 1919-38 (H22/HT)
  • Leavesden Hospital (addnl): records incl minutes, files, staff and patient records 1899-1990 (H26)
  • Nightingale Training School, St Thomas Hospital, Lambeth (addnl): papers rel to individual students 1933-35 (B02/103)
  • Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, Hammersmith (addnl): records incl nurses registers, in-patient register and registers of pupil certificates 1800-99 (H27/QC)
  • Royal London Homeopathic Hospital: minutes and case files 1800-1999 (B02/049)
  • West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth (addnl): minutes and death registers, 20th cent (H36/WM)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Blackburn County Borough: public health registers 1866-1974 (CBBN)
  • Burnley General Hospital: registers of admissions and discharges, creed registers and registers of nearest known relatives 1876-1946 (DDX 1101)
  • Calderstones Hospital: management committee annual reports 1957-60 (DDX 1457)
  • Darwen District Nursing Association: minutes, accounts, annual reports and other records 1892-1975 (DDX 2379)
  • Lancashire Inebriates Act Board (joint committee): treasurer's ledger 1901-07 (CC/IAV)
  • Ormskirk and District General Hospital: master's and matron's reports and maternity registers 1937-61 (HROR)
  • Ormskirk Dispensary and Cottage Hospital: committee minutes 1929-48 (HROK)
  • Royal College of Nursing (Public Health Section), Preston branch: minutes 1948-62 (DDX 2378)
  • Rufford Pulmonary Hospital: accounts and other records 1920-48 (HRRF)
  • Withington Hospital: Roman Catholic registers of baptisms and confirmations and chaplain's report books 1857-1973 (RCWI)
  • Wrightington Hospital: records incl minutes 1948-72 (HRWR)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Dunholme Nursing Association: minutes 1942-57 (DUNHOLME PAR)
  • Spalding District Coroner (addnl): records 1817-71 (CORONERS/SPALDING)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Garston and Grassendale District Nursing Association: minutes, reports and corresp 1873-1951 (Acc. 5573)
  • Liverpool Corporation Environmental Health Department: records incl case books reporting cases of typhoid fever, anthrax and diptheria and inspectors' minute books 1919-92 (Acc. C54)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Burkitt Memorial Homes, King's Lynn: accounts 1909-50 (ACC 2001/355)
  • Norfolk and Norwich Hospital (addnl): Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department records, incl hospital birth registers and Drayton Hall Maternity Home birth registers 1915-97 (ACC 2002/174)
  • Norwich Medico-Chirurgical Society (addnl): records 1948-78 (ACC 2001/287)
  • Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (MENCAP), Great Yarmouth Branch: records c1977-93 (ACC 2002/226)
  • Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (MENCAP), Norwich Branch: records c1954-99 (ACC 2002/225)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • B A Meadows, optician, Wellingborough: prescription book 1916-19
  • St Johns Ambulance Association and Brigade, Wollaston division: minutes and practice register 1926-73

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Pembrokeshire County Council: register of doctors' fees 1922-26 (PCC/HE/3)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Unnamed pharmacist, Builth Wells: prescription books 1900-63 (B/X/117, Acc1403)
  • Talgarth Hospital (addnl): records (B/H/2, M/H/4, Acc 1366)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Douglas Gilmour & Son, solicitors, Selkirk: clients papers incl Scottish Woollen Trades Employers Association minute book; minute books and papers rel Selkirk nursing associations (SBA/168)

Shropshire Archives

  • Bertha Langslow and Violet Wood, district nurses: papers 20th cent (MI6905)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

  • Leek Urban District Council, Leek Rural District Council, Biddulph Urban District Council and Cheadle Rural District Council: Medical Officer of Health annual reports 1909-72 (D6166)
  • Meynell-Ingram Cottage Hospital, Yoxall (addnl): records (D6099)
  • North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary (addnl): financial records incl 'Hospital Saturday' subscriptions book 1936-47 (D6140)
  • Preston Hospital (addnl): registers of residence, library lending records, estate plan and terrier and registers of attendance at Divine Service 1809-1951 (D6131)
  • Stafford Borough and Stafford Rural District Council: Medical Officer of Health annual reports 1878-1973 (D6117)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Alfred Thompson, general medical practitioner, Boxford: patients ledger 1900-17 (HD 2572)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (MENCAP), Lowestoft branch: records 1962-95 (Acc 1474)

Surrey History Centre

  • Banstead Nursing Association: minutes, accounts, inventory and schedule of condition for Nurses' Home, constitutional papers and papers rel to the Charity Commission 1904-1952 (7234)
  • Brookfield Hospital, Woking: patient case files c1893-1979 (7173)
  • East Surrey Health Authority: records incl minutes c1995-2001 (7219)
  • East Surrey Hospital, Redhill: records incl operation registers and management committee minutes 1911-80 (7183)
  • Mid Surrey Health Authority: records 1949-95 (7174)

Tameside Archive Service

  • Hyde Orthopaedic After-Care Committee: minutes, financial records, corresp and other records 1925-2002 (Acc 3038)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Wymondham Surgery Management Committee: corresp and minutes 1987-99 (DE6198)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Northern Regional Health Authority: records, plans and reports 1948-2000 (HA.NR)
  • South Shields General Hospital (addnl): nurses register 1936-82 (HA.ST)

Wandsworth Local History Service Library

  • Friends of Tooting Bec Hospital: minutes and scrapbooks 1960-87

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • R Alban Cohen, dental surgeon, Warwick: dentures register 1901-33 (CR3721)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Aberavon Hospital: records 20th cent
  • Cimla Hospital: records 20th cent
  • Margam Cottage Hospital: records 20th cent
  • Neath General Hospital: records 20th cent
  • Port Talbot General Hospital: records 20th cent

West Sussex Record Office

  • King Edward VII Hospital, Midhurst: patient's registers 1906-1930 (Acc 12731)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan (addnl): misc records rel to proposal and opening 1867-87 (DDZ)
  • Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan (addnl): weekly board meetings records 1903-1905 (MMP)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Swindon and District Community Health Council: minutes, reports and papers 1975-2000 (3323)

Wirral Archives

  • St Catherine's Hospital, Tranmere: mental health case note files 1900-60 (Acc. 1538)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Community Health Council (addnl): minute books 1997-2002 (D-CHC)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Will and corresp rel to the official biography of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) by Sir Edward Tyas (1857-1919)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Enid Daphne Constance Palmer, nurse: corresp written while serving with the Burma Military Nursing Service in India and Burma 1943-45

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Borthwick MSS: an English physician's girdle book and two Books of Hours from Northern France 15th cent (Acc.12059)

The National Archives: Public Record Office

  • English National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting: minutes and papers incl circulars, newsletters, annual reports, operational plans, reviews and institutional files (HE)
  • Medical Research Council (addnl): reports, corresp and registered files (FD)


Chethams Library

  • Stoneclough District Nursing Association: minute book and cash book 1913-39

NHS Greater Glasgow Archives

  • Glasgow Royal Infirmary (addnl): case book for female patients 1801 (HB14)
  • Greater Glasgow Primary Care Trust: minutes 1999 (HB106)
  • NHS Greater Glasgow Board (addnl): board and committee minutes and papers 1974-1998 (HB55)
  • Woodilee Hospital, Lenzie (addnl): establishment register 1915-48 (HB30)

Royal College of Physicians of London

  • Sir Robert Arthur Young (1871-1959), knight and physician (addnl): case records (10 boxes)

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • Edward Adamson (1911-1995), art therapist and pioneer in using art to treat mental illness: lecture notes, photographs, leaflets and articles (PP/ADA)
  • Miriam Bagshawe, trainee nurse: lecture notebook in surgery and medicine c1941-48 (MS.8014-8015)
  • Kathleen M Byrne and Patrick S Byrne, general practitioners in Manchester: diaries, certificates, biographical material and partnership agreement 1934-78 (GP/54 (2))
  • Philip Cowen, doctor: corresp with Marie Stopes (1880-1958) and Margaret Jennings, afterwards Lady Florey, 1952-65 (MS.8035)
  • Francis Harry Compton Crick (b1916), biologist: papers incl those rel to the discovery of DNA (PP/CRI)
  • Daniel Cunningham (1919-1996), doctor and respiratory physiologist: papers (PP/CUN)
  • George Douglas and Elizabeth Tylden, psychiatrists: papers incl files reports, publications, lectures, articles and corresp c1930-99 (PP/TYL)
  • Havelock Ellis, sexual psychologist: letter to John Mills Whitman, US writer 1921-36 (MS.8016)
  • Lyon Falkener (1867-1947), physician and surgeon: corresp, testimonials, material rel to his education at St Bartholomew's hospital, prescription books and ephemera (MS.7990-7995)
  • Michael Fordham (1905-1995), psychiatrist: papers (PP/FOR)
  • Anglea Kilmartin, founder of Patients Against Mercury Amalgams group: records rel to her legal case for medical negligence against the Department of Health on ground of mercury poisoning 1995-2002 (PP/KIL)
  • Sir Thomas Lewis (1881-1945), cardiologist and physiologist (addnl): research and clinical notes, corresp and misc papers (PP/LEW)
  • William Lott, surgeon, Tenterden: register of confinements 1742-70 (MS.7947)
  • James Martin, vet: lecture notes taken at the Royal Veterinary College, London c1906-07 (MSS.7951-7958)
  • Robert Race and Ruth Sanger, haematologists: papers rel to their work for the Medical Research Council Blood Group Unit incl corresp, papers, lectures, photographs 1936-99 (PP/SAR)
  • Hugo Rast, Swiss surgeon appointed neutral observer in British Isles POW camps in the Second World War (addnl): transcripts of war diaries, corresp, case records and misc papers 1920-56 (PP/RAS (2))
  • Sir James Keith Ross, consultant cardiothoracic surgeon (addnl): papers rel to his career and the history of the profession c1990-99 (GC/238)
  • Alice Stewart (1906-2000), epidemiolgist: papers incl corresp and photographs rel to her work on the effects of radiation (PP/AMS)
  • Archibald Mathison Stewart (1917-1985), army surgeon and captain: papers rel to his World War Two service incl surgical case notes (MS.8030)
  • Percy Stocks: research notebooks, case abstract cards and soil sample records rel to the British Empire Cancer Campaign 1952-54 (PP/STO)
  • Charles John Samuel Thompson, curator at the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (addnl): recipe book, corresp and notebook c1878-1936 (MS.7984-7986)
  • Robert William Torrance (1923-1999), respiratory physiologist: papers incl corresp, notebooks of experiments, reprints, slides (PP/TOR)
  • Frederick Treves, surgeon (addnl): corresp rel to contributing articles on medical subjects to Science for All 1878 (MS.7714/1)
  • David Arthur John Tyrell (b 1925), bacteriologist: papers rel to the work on the Common Cold Unit, Interferon and BSE (PP/TYR)
  • John Nicholas Walton, Baron Walton of Detchant (b 1922), neurologist: corresp and papers incl patient files of private practice and parliamentary committee papers (PP/JNW)
  • John Hargreaves Harley Williams (1901-1974), physician, author and barrister: papers rel to his career as a medic, lawyer and writer/medical populariser, incl some work on tuberculosis in the 1920s (PP/WHI)
  • Giles Robert Young, doctor: papers rel to research into the Chester Porphyria family incl case histories, genetic pedigrees, family trees, corresp, case notes and hospital files c1940-2000 (PP/GRY)
  • Martindale & Co Ltd, dispensing chemists, London (addnl): prescription books, account books, private ledger and cash book 1889-1931 (GC/26)
  • Anna Freud Centre (addnl): papers (SA/AFC)
  • Brain Research Association (addnl): papers incl corresp, posters, abstracts, newsletters 1987-2001 (SA/BRA)
  • British Association of Occupational Therapists (addnl): papers incl minutes, reports, conference papers, journals and annual reports c1970-2000 (SA/BAO)
  • British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine: records incl constitution, minutes, reports and misc papers c1922-92 (SA/BIM)
  • C G Jung Analytical Psychology Club: records c1920-2002 (SA/APC)
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (addnl): council and management group papers 1999-2001 (SA/CSP)
  • Greater London Red Cross Blood Transfussion Unit / Oliver Memorial Fund: records incl corresp, accounts, rules, articles, photographs, minutes, papers on VAT on blood 1926-2000 (SA/BTU)
  • Health Education Authority, Community Development: papers of Lee Adams when he was director of the Health Education Authority 1989-91 (MS.8038)
  • International Conference of Midwives (addnl): congress papers, council, board of management and executive committee papers c1980-99 (SA/ICM)
  • International Union of Pharmacology (addnl): papers (SA/IUP)
  • London Food Commission: papers incl corresp, consultancy papers, project papers and press cuttings 1980-98 (SA/LFC)
  • MIND (National Association for Mental Health): records 1946-2002 (SA/MIN)
  • Neonatal Society (addnl): abstracts and minutes of meetings 2001-02 (SA/NNS)
  • Physiological Society (addnl): papers (SA/PHY)
  • The Mental Health of Chinese Women in Britain: papers rel to research project incl interview transcripts, questionnaires, article and research results 1999-2000 (GC/282)
  • The Priory Clinic, Ticehurst (addnl): patient files c 1997-99 (SA/TIC/9)
  • Voluntary Euthanasia Society (addnl): records rel to administration, publicity, publications, conferences, medical and legal organisations c1960-2000 (SA/VES)
  • World Federation of Neurology (addnl): committee papers, finance papers, corresp and posters c1982-99 (SA/WFN)
  • Memoirs of leading scientists involved in the discovery and development of Interferon, misc publications, papers and photographs 1955-2001 (GC/267)
  • Miscellaneous memoirs of National Service Medical Officers (addnl) (PP/BLA)
  • Miscellaneous recipe book containing a collection of recipes, mainly medical, in formula format c1800 (MS.7942)
  • Miscellaneous records rel to the general practice of Dr David Grieg and his predecessors in Somerset 1916-49 (GP/56)
  • Physician's handbook from the Lincolnshire area c1454 (MS.8004)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • John Sebastian Bach Stopford (1888-1961), Baron Stopford, neurologist: annotated typescript of 'The Arteries of the Pons and Medulla oblongata' (Add MS 9617)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Alexander Percy Walker (b 1916), physician: lecture notes and papers rel to wartime medical service c1932-46 (Accn 2313)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Sir Geoffrey Jefferson (1886-1961), neurosurgeon: neurosurgical case notes and medical corresp (Acc 2002/26)
  • John Frederick Wilkinson (1897-1998), haematologist: papers, incl files rel to his research into anaemia and leukaemia (Acc 2002/05)
  • Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Withington: records c1932-48 (Acc 2002/12)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Nottinghamshire Health Authority (addnl): minutes, corresp, reports and papers 1975-2002 (ACC 1786)

Sheffield University Library

  • Nora Naish: biography typescript of Dr Lucy Naish (1876-1967), Sheffield medical practitioner (MS 289)

Trinity College Dublin

  • James Johnston Abraham (1876-1963), surgeon, author (addnl): papers (MS 11168)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Association of National Health Service Officers: minutes, annual reports and publications 1920-92 (MSS.461)

York University: Borthwick Institute of Historical Research

  • The Retreat, York (addnl): patient's scrapbooks, photographs, cuttings, artefacts c1850-1960 (Retreat)