Medical treasures from the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire archives

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In this post, Tiff Kirby, archives assistant at the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archives, selects some of the notable items relating to history of medicine within the archives.   Midwife Certificate of Elizabeth Ratford, 1717, AH27/6/271/278 Huntingdonshire Archives From the sixteenth century, the Church certified both surgeons and midwives, and certificates from the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon […]

The John McLean Archive: A Living History of Dentistry

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Professor Stanley Gelbier Hon Professor in the History of Dentistry King’s College London  As well as being an eminent dental practitioner Dr John McLean OBE (1994-95)[1], a past-President of the BDA, was a noted researcher.  He was feted in many countries and was a visiting Professor in Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials at America’s Louisiana State […]

Upcoming Health Archives and Records Group AGM, University of York, 29 September 2017

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Dear colleagues, The next HARG AGM will be held at the Lifelong Learning suite, Borthwick Institute for Archives at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, 11am-4pm. 1.      10.30-11:00: Tea and coffee served. 2.      11:00:  Welcome and introductions 3.      11:05: Minutes and matters arising relating to last meeting 4.      11:10: HARG Committee report (Administration, […]

‘Putting Flesh on the Bones: Unlocking the Calvin Wells Archive and Book Collection’ at the University of Bradford

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The Calvin Wells Archive Collection, created by renowned palaeopathologist Calvin Wells (1908-1978) will be the focus of a brand new cataloguing project thanks to a grant of nearly £140,000 from the Wellcome Trust. The project which started in June 2017 and will run for 18 months, will undertake the cataloguing, digitisation and promotion of the […]