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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Health and Medicine


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Owen Charles Parry-Jones (1932-2015), general practitioner and poet: papers (WDAAW)
  • William Prytherch Parry, ophthalmic optician and pharmacist, Llanfairpwll: papers c1960 (WDAAX)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Luton and Dunstable Hospital: theatre registers 1932-1994 (HOL)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Abingdon Joint Hospital: records 1897-1948 (D/H16)
  • Broadmoor Hospital, Crowthorne: additional male patient files with administration file c1870-1981 (D/H14)
  • Newbury and Community Primary Care Trust: quarterly return, newspaper cuttings, photographs 1885-2004 (P/HA7)
  • Wayland Hospital, Bradfield: inventory book 1948-1950 (P/HA2)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Berwick Infirmary: staff records [restricted access] 1968-1981 (BRO 2387)

Bristol Archives

  • Louise Brown (b 1978): family and personal papers rel to being the first 'test tube baby' (through in-vitro fertilisation), incl photographs, films, slides, corresp, medical records, newspaper cuttings, film scripts c1976-2014 (45827)
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust: committee minutes incl of predecessor authorities c1950-1979 (35893)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital: additional deceased patient files 20th cent (AR 92/2016)
  • Medical Officer of Health to the Health Committee High Wycombe and the School Medical Officer to Wycombe Education committee monthly reports, with other papers rel to child health incl evacuees 1935-1942 (AR 53/2016)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Arts for Health Cornwall: project papers and reports c1980-2015 (AD2439)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Cumberland Infirmary: registers of attendance, annual reports, minutes, staff records 1904-2008 (THOS 1)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Llangollen Cottage Hospital: casualty register 1979-1985 (HD/15)
  • North East Wales Community Health Council: Board of Health registers of notification of infectious disease 1915-1990 (HD/23)
  • Trevalyn Maternity Home, Rossett: maternity and birth registers 1947-1959 (HD/4)
  • Wrexham Maelor Hospital: additional records comprising birth registers, maternity registers, operation registers, casualty registers, registers of nurses 1940-2009 (HD/8)

Dorset History Centre

  • Bankes family of Kingston Lacy and Corfe Castle: additional records rel to buildings, architectural plans, family photographs and records rel to Second World War army hospital at Kingston Lacy 20th cent (D-BKL)
  • National Health Service, Executive Council for Bournemouth: minutes 1947-1974 (NHS/EC/2)
  • National Health Service, Executive Council for Dorset: minutes 1947-1974 (NHS/EC/1)
  • National Health Service, Family Practitioner Committee, Dorset: minutes and documents rel to committee structures 1947-1974 (NHS/FPC)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Joe Rubin (fl 1965-1979), consultant radiologist: papers rel to work at Royal Sussex County Hospital and Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth 1965-1979 (12544)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Glasgow Corporation: Medical Officer of Health records 1881-1980 (D-HE)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Fairford Lunatic Asylum: pauper dietary, with transcription 1847 (D14009)
  • Gloucester Stroud and the Forest Hospital Management Committee: additional records with material rel to Brentry Hospital 1961-1974 (HA14)
  • Horton Road and Coney Hill Hospital Management Committee: minutes, with hospital records incl annual reports, administrative records, laboratory reports, casualty book, coke account, patient returns and nominal list, ward night reports, pay rolls, property records, records rel to staff uniforms, hospital histories c1925-1989 (HO22)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • C Jones (fl 1915-1918), wartime nurse: sketchbook while nursing at Y Wern 1915-1918 (XM13435)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire Joint Mental Health Institutions Committee: misc papers incl reception and transfer agreements 1925-1946 (61A16)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Essex County Hospital, Colchester: records, incl details of treatments of female surgical patients 1886 and annual reports 1866-2016 (A14445)

Lancashire Archives

  • Calderstones Hospital: case notes and ward reports c1910-1969 (HRCA)
  • Lancaster Moor Hospital: plans 1879-1986 (DDX 3148)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Harmston Hall Hospital, Harmston: admission and discharge book 2005 (HOSP/HARMSTON)
  • Rauceby Hospital: registers of Informal Admissions 1971-1982 (HOSP/RAUCEBY)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Military Red Cross Hospital, Moss Side Maghull: report books, staff records 1914-1919 (Acc 6849)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Sir George Henry Makins (1853-1933), surgeon: personal papers, corresp, family tree 1816-1933 (B16/055)
  • Bexley Hospital: patient and staff records, corresp, administrative records, publications c1890-1999 (B16/126)
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton: oral histories, with minutes and photograph collection 1916-2016 (B16/170)
  • St Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch: pupil nurse training records 1960-1970 (B16/037)
  • Woolwich Memorial Hospital: additional records incl corresp, administrative records, publications, staff and patient records c1900-2010 (B16/1925)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Plan of isolation hospital, Hempstead 1902 (GBC/H)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Frodingham Cottage Hospital: additional minutes and annual reports 1917-1928 (504)
  • Scunthorpe and District War Memorial Hospital: additional minutes, papers and annual reports 1931-1966 (504)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Shotts Hospital and Cleland Hospital: admission and other registers 1931-1998 (ACC/CNL0055)

Northumberland Archives

  • Prudhoe Hospital: administrative records, plans and drawings 20th cent (NRO 11128)
  • St George's Hospital, Morpeth: plans and surveys c1964 (NRO 11070)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Kilton Hill County Hospital, Worksop: staff register and salaries account book 1938-1948 (8969)
  • Nottingham City Hospital: administrative and patient records including operations registers, minutes, annual reports, plans and photographs 20th cent (8956)
  • Saxondale Hospital (formerly Sneinton Asylum): copy photographs of the asylum nd (8951)

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Caithness Archives)

  • Diabetes UK, Wick branch: records 1972-2013 (P851)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Pleasance Walker (fl 1915-1918), wartime nurse: corresp 1915-1918 (Acc 6532)
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Oxford and district branch: minutes and corresp 1938-1964 (Acc 6495)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth Public Dispensary: volume detailing pathology of individual patients 1903-1924 (4094)
  • Ethel Mary Eastwood (1884-1964), nurse: autograph books while at convent school in Belgium and as nurse at Hammersmith Hospital (1905-1908) and 4th Southern General Hospital (1914-1915) incl recollections of soldiers from the Western Front, with biographical notes 1901-1915 (1586)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Portsmouth hospitals incl Queen Alexandra Hospital, St Mary's Hospital, Cold East Hospital, St. James Hospital: records incl plans and drawings 20th cent (3044A)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield: birth registers 1986-1988 (NHS2)
  • Northern General Hospital, Sheffield: birth registers 1985-2000 (NHS12)
  • Trent Regional Health Authority: minutes 1990-1991 (NHS32)

Shropshire Archives

  • Shelton Hospital: records incl patient registers and indexes 1845-1948 (9161, 9220)
  • Shifnal Cottage Hospital: register of nurses (restricted access due to personal data content) 1951-1973 (9134)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Dorothy M Hole (fl 1914-1919), Red Cross nurse: photograph album while a nurse at Hinton House Convalescent Hospital c1914-1922 (A\EDM)

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

  • Mid Staffordshire Health Authority: additional minutes and legal file 1970-1993 (D7532)
  • South Staffordshire Healthcare NHS Trust: records incl minutes of board, directors and committees 1990-2001 (D7531)
  • Staffordshire Strategic Health Authority: minutes 2002-2006 (D7532)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Blythburgh and District Hospital: photograph albums 1980-1995 (K1026)

Surrey History Centre

  • Beeches War Hospital, Wray Lane, Reigate Hill: photograph album and photographs of patients' embroidery c1916-1919 (9585)
  • Cranleigh Village Hospital: additional records incl annual reports, admission register, League of Friends minutes 1866-1996 (9581)

Tameside Local Studies and Archives

  • Ladies Guild Royal Medical Benevolent Fund: accounts 1966-1980 (4482)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Samuel Hollingsworth Agar (1857-1941), physician: prescription book 1911-1942 (CR4825)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Graylingwell Hospital, Chichester: photographs of MRC unit 1981 (18156)
  • Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead: records incl file of slides rel to Guinea Pig Club member William (Bill) Foxley c1940-1949 (18622, 18655)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Annual return from Leeds General Infirmary to Department of Health and predecessors reporting venereal disease statistics, with analysis and teaching slides from Leeds University 1949-2004 (WYL2510)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Pemberton Cottage Hospital: photographs of staff and patients 1952-1953 (Acc 2016/73)
  • Wigan Infirmary and Billinge Hospital: operations and theatre registers 1949-1996 (Acc 2016/37)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Savernake Hospital: mortuary registers and microfilms of deceased patients' records 1962-1993 (J6)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Wolverhampton Women's Hospital: case book for pupil midwife 1941-1942 (DW-157)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Powick Hospital: Deep Insulin Therapy Unit notebooks 1951-1959 (15909)
  • Worcestershire Health Authority: midwife record books 1950-1978 (15962)


Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Lothian Health Board: Family Planning Committee, Brook Advisory Centre minutes c1970-1989 (Acc16/024)
  • Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh: additional records 1955-2000 (Acc16/004)
  • Western General Hospital, Edinburgh: additional registers c1950-1989 (LHB13)


Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society

  • Peter Ferry Jones (1920-2009), surgeon: reminiscences (27)

Bishopsgate Institute

  • Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists (GLADD): documents rel to GLADD's activities and campaigning 2005-2015 (GLADD)
  • Gay Medical Association (GMA): papers, incl minutes, corresp and leaflets, and images 1977-1999 (GMA)

Royal College of Midwives Archives

  • Association of Supervisors of Midwives: agendas and minutes of meetings, RCM association rules and conference programmes 1920-1993
  • Royal College of Midwives, Benevolent Fund Committee: records 1983-2010

Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Royal College of Nursing, Lanarkshire branch: accounts ledger 1948-2008 (RCNB/LAN)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Gynaecological Visiting Society: group photograph taken in Stockholm 1930 (S142)

Royal College of Physicians of London

  • Sorabji Pallonji Bamji (d 1917), physician: handwritten notebooks (in Gujarati?) from his time as a physician in India c1890 (Acc 2016/38)
  • Alan Nabarro (1914-1977), diabetes awareness campaigner and early insulin user: correspondence, diet sheets, photographs, ephemera, newscuttings and other literature 1914-2009 (MS-NABAA)
  • Royal College of Physicians of London: reports relating to the setting up of a proposed NHS 1944-1948 (Acc 2016/33)

Royal London Hospital Archives

  • Forest Gate Hospital: matron's report books 1925-1956 (RLHFG)
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS): colour slide transparencies showing various activities of the HEMS team 1989-1995 (RLHHE)
  • Mile End Hospital: mortuary registers 1973-1996 (RLHME/M/10)
  • Plaistow Maternity Hospital: annual reports (1895-1903) and midwifery training register (1906-1927) 1895-1927 (RLHPM)
  • Poplar Hospital: records, including register of life governors, files rel to centenary celebrations and histories of the hospital, accident book and photographs 1920-1980 (RLHPH)
  • Royal London Hospital: mortuary registers and associated records 1974-2015 (RLHLH/M/19)

Royal Society

  • Brigitte Alice Askonas (1923-2013), immunologist: personal papers incl lab notebooks, index boxes of experiments, experimental notes created by her colleagues and letters regarding research work c1950-1990 (Acc 2016/8)
  • Timothy Vivian Pelham Bliss (b 1940), neuroscientist: personal papers incl research, data and professional corresp c1960-2000 (TIB)
  • Sir Henry Hallett Dale (1875-1968), physician: papers incl presentation photograph album of staff at NIMR, letters and lecture notes and drafts c1904-1920 (Acc 2016/9)
  • Wilhelm Siegmund Feldberg (1900-1993), physiologist and biologist: personal papers incl corresp, photographs of colleagues, lecture notes and framed cannula c1920-2000 (FEL)
  • Sydney Price James (1870-1946), malariologist: collection of papers incl a file rel to Ambrose Thomas Stanton's research on the dietary origins of beriberi 1908-1945 (MS/914)

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives

  • Hackney Group Hospital Management Committee: material rel to Committee, the City and Hackney District and their constituent hospitals c1910-1990 (SBHT2016/08)
  • Homerton Hospital: casualty registers 1998 (SBHT2016/06)
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, pathology department: histology registers 1998-2003 (SBHT2016/09)
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London: thoracic surgery register 1977-1984 (SBHB/TH/25/4)
  • Maps and technical drawings of St Bartholomew's Hospital buildings 1925-1972 (SBHB/HC/44/256-299)

Wellcome Collection

  • Gwen Prout (fl 1970-2015), physician: medical stamp collection incl stamps, first day covers, postcards, bank notes, seals for tuberculosis and handwritten notes c1970-2015 (PP/GPR)
  • DrugScope, charity: records rel to drugs and drug policy c1930-2000 (SA/DRS)
  • Health Education Council: records incl early responses to AIDS, smoking, alcohol, antenatal care, health education in schools, TB, nutrition, sex education, contraception and family planning c1970-1990 (SA/HEC)
  • Recipe and prescription book, mostly in Latin c1740-1760 (MS.9215)
  • 'Cholera morbus or love and fright, a comic sketch in one act', annotated script for a play performed at the Royal Coburg Theatre, London 1831 (MS.9218)
  • Manuscript collection of medical recipes in several hands, with printed recipes pasted on the inside covers c1800 (MS.9221)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Chief Executive's Office records incl annual reports, accounts, agreements, guidance, applications and papers rel to acquisition of Scarborough and North East Yorkshire NHS Trust c1987-2016 (NHS)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • George Stuart Graham-Smith (1875-1950), pathologist: notebooks, photograph album, reports and notes rel to outbreaks of diphtheria in Colchester and Cambridge c1880-1915 (MS Add.10151)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Perth Royal Infirmary: fever and admission registers, press cuttings book 1900-1969 (THB 32)
  • Royal Dundee Liff Hospital: male and female case book for lunatic asylum 1834-1835 (THB 7)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Leslie Norman Pyrah (1899-1995), urologist and surgeon: scrapbooks containing personal papers, corresp, published copies of articles and lectures, press cuttings, photographs, autobiographical material 1925-1990 (SPCOLL/2016/83)

London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections

  • Sir Henry Sessions Souttar (1875-1964), surgeon: letters (24) to Sir John Scott Burdon Sanderson and others 1900-1904 (MS ADD 438)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries: reports on problems with wartime nutrition c1940-1959 (DX2191)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Nottingham General Hospital: records incl audit schedules, balance sheets, almoners reports and scrapbooks incl material for Nottingham Children's Hospital c1940-1999 (UHG, UHC)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Release, charity for drug users: papers and publications 1969-1979 (1132)