Upcoming seminar: Approaches to Opening Up Medical Records, London Metropolitan Archives

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Date: Fri 19 January 2018 Time: 09:30 – 13:30 GMT Venue: London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB   At this professional seminar, LMA and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Archives will share their approaches to opening up access to medical records in their collections through two current projects funded by the Wellcome Trust Research […]

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, […]