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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Pharmacy and Medicine


Bath Record Office

  • professional medical recipe book giving instructions for the creation of a large number of medicinal cures for a range of conditions, once belonging to Dr Randle Wilbraham Falconer (1816-1881) late 18th cent (1276)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Pastures Hospital, Mickleover : records incl registers, case books, patients books, report books, wages books, correspondence and minutes 1906-1991 (D1658)
  • Gertrude Bella Underwood (1893-1983), nurse: autograph album containing writings, sketches, and photographs of patients and staff at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary 1917-1919 (D8210)
  • Swadlincote Friends of the Blind: minutes 1949-1981 (D8266)

Kent History and Library Centre

  • J F Boyde, Chemist of Biggin Hill, Kent: prescription book 1946-1960 (U4198)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Unidentified Great Yarmouth chemist: prescription book 1896-1945 (ACC 2019/198)

Northumberland Archives

  • H.T. Beavan, chemist, druggist and wine and spirit dealer, of Prudhoe, Northumberland: ledger 1863-1872 (NRO 08185)

Shropshire Archives

  • Bridgnorth Pharmacy, Shropshire: ledger 1886-1904 (9624)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Ipswich & Suffolk Branch: minutes and end of year accounts 1923-2008 (GC869)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds Public Dispensary: records rel to ear nose and throat department incl admission register (1 vol) 1945-1960 (WYL2595)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Middleton in Wharfedale Sanatorium: admission registers 1915-1951 (WYW1964)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Mss vol, inscribed in 1711, by Elizabeth Salisbury, Llantisilio Hall, incl various recipes, medicinal remedies and a small collection of loose papers and letters recording additional receipts 17th-19th cent (NLW MS 24137)


Royal College of Physicians of London

  • Alfred Swaine Taylor (1806-1880), physician and forensic scientist: medical jurisprudence case notes, research notes, professional and personal papers 1818-1887 (MS-TAYLA)

Wellcome Collection

  • Physician's handbook for the preparation of ointments, poultices and plasters for the healing of wounds 17th cent (MS.9293)


Cambridge University: Jesus College Archives

  • Professor Michael Waring (1939 - 2019), professor of chemotherapy: appointment diaries with some personal papers and correspondence c1960-2019 (PP/Waring)

King's College London: College Archives

  • David Cowan (fl1978-2016), professor of pharmaceutical toxicology: papers rel to the work of the Drug Control Centre at King's College London 1992-2008 (Acc 3783)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • John Baylie, (fl 17th cent), physician: mss 'Some things [that ought?] to be known [by those?] that intende to [help?] others in the practice of Surgerie. Gathered by the many yeares experience of John Baylie and written by him t[hat] it may profit others that have a desire to do good in that way' 1659 (2019/63)

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library and Archive

  • Geoffrey Reginald Cowley Allen, (b1926) and Margaret Edith (b1931), Baptist Missionary Society missionaries in Congo: records incl Lukolela Dispensary Medical Records; BMS Lukolela minute-book; station log book; notes and reports 1927-1961 (BMS Acc. 340)