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Major accessions to repositories in 2020 relating to Pharmacy and Medicine


Derbyshire Record Office

  • Marjorie Calow (1932-2016), analytical chemist, feminist and trade unionist: correspondence, photographs and papers rel to campaign and occupational activities c1910-2016 (D2190)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Cardiff University: School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences minutes, certificates and corresp 20th cent (D1787)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester District Nursing Charity: records incl minutes, annual reports, opinion report, corresp, constitution and bye-laws and newspaper cuttings 1884-1972 (15250.1)
  • Never Better project: oral history recordings on the subject of mental health. Interviews were conducted with health professionals and people living with mental health issues 2019 (15041)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Hull Pharmacists Association: records, incl committee meeting minutes c1905-1989 (C DSHP)


Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Alfred Swaine Taylor (1806-1880), doctor teacher photographer and toxicologist: papers rel to forensic medicine and toxicology 1823-1896 (MS/2203)


Royal College of Physicians of London

  • Alfred Swaine Taylor (1806-1880), physician and forensic scientist: correspondence and records rel to the estate of Dr Neil Arnott (1788-1874), Scottish physician and inventor 1832-1880 (MS6150-6151 (acc no. 2020/1))

Wellcome Collection

  • British Toxicology Society: organisational records incl correspondence, minutes, newsletters and grey literature 1979-2013 (SA/TOX)
  • Gabriel Vaca (fl1553), Franciscan friar and author: 'Libro muy provechoso para todo fiel christiano intitulado sermonario quadragessimal medicinal' - Medical Lenten sermons intended for delivery throughout the period of Lent, drawing parallels between the treatment and well-being of the soul and that of the physical body 1553 (MS.9311)


Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • John Augustine Orr, (1819-1890), physician: notebook incl drafts of "Principles of Surgical Practice" (1850) 1830s-1850s (GB 133 MMM/25)
  • Geoffrey Tweedale, (b.1951), historian: research papers rel to Byssinosis (Brown lung) and legal judgements c1980-1989 (GB 133 GTC)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • John Ashton (b1947), doctor and public health academic: research papers and rel material c1960-2020 (accession no 2020.046)