History of Medicine Blogroll

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  • Using AI to Write Blog Posts
    Given Hub Labs is looking at AI and we’re also writing blog posts, it seemed like a good opportunity to try out one of the AI blog post writing applications that keep appearing in my various streams. The one that seems to get the best recommendations and is also free to trial is Writesonic. I’ve...
  • Stanley Houghton Collection and Salford Digital Archives
    Archives Hub feature for May 2022 This month we explore the recently digitised Stanley Houghton Collection held by the University of Salford and made accessible on Salford Digital Archives.  2022 marks 110 years since the first performance of Houghton’s best-known dramatic work, Hindle Wakes. About Houghton William Stanley Houghton (1881-1913) was born in 1881 in...
  • An Archive of a True Love Story
    Archives Hub feature for April 2022 This is the true love story of Geoffrey Griffiths (1906-1993) and Ida Carroll (1905-1995). Griff Referred to as “Griff” by many alumni, the lasting memories of this charming chap are primarily as the pipe-smoking first impression of the Northern School of Music. Stepping into the school off Sydney Street...

RSS Dame Cicely Saunders Cataloguing project, King’s College London

  • Happy birthday, Cicely: welcome to your archive!
    To mark what would have been Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, I’m pleased to announce that the archives of this inspirational …Continue reading →
  • Palliative Care Records Workshop
    On 15th December 2015, King’s College London Archives hosted a workshop on palliative care records to mark the completion of …Continue reading →
  • Christmas at St Christopher’s
    Christmas at St Christopher’s Hospice was a special and poignant time of year for patients, their families and staff at …Continue reading →

RSS London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives blog

RSS Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Dear James It's very good to hear from you! N...
    Dear JamesIt's very good to hear from you! Norman Dott did work in the Sick Kids sometimes - funnily enough, so did his brother, Eric: We don't have much from the Sick Kids during your time there, but we may have register entries for you. If you'd like us to look into this, please […]
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  • Dr dott ) saved my life in 1947 ,I was just a youn...
    Dr dott ) saved my life in 1947 ,I was just a young child but my parents told me full story from sick kids edinburgh. I am now in my 70's.

RSS Museum of the Mind blog

  • The Art of Joan Gunther
    In this blog we link some of Joan Rosalind Gunther's art with the relevant notes created during her sessions with Dr Warner.
  • Joan Gunther
    Joan’s art is extraordinarily vibrant and rich, full of vivid colours and shapes. As far as we know she was untrained
  • Antonia White
    Antonia White is one of the most famous former patients at Bethlem. She wrote movingly of her experience at the St George’s Fields, Southwark building

RSS Royal College of Surgeons of England Library blog

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RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • A Model Education
    Our Curator gives an insight into the history of anatomical models and what is on display in our temporary exhibition
  • Repatriation
    In this blog our Curator, Louise Wilkie, talks about the recent repatriation of ancestral remains to Hawai’i. Yesterday we repatriated an iwi kūpuna (ancestral remains) to Hawai’i Repatriation in Heritage is the process by which cultural objects and ancestral remains are returned to the nation of origin by request. Repatriations are becoming a more common... […]
  • A History of Treating Breast Cancer
    In this blog post our Human Remains Conservator, Cat Irving, takes a look at the history of treating breast cancer. In 1929, the American photographer Lee Miller was working for Vogue Magazine in Paris. She’d started her career as a model, but had ended up behind the camera. While her work for Vogue would focus... […]

RSS TIHR Archive Project