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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

RSS Museum of the Mind blog

RSS Remedia

  • Vitamin B Complexities
    By Karen Reeds This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and
  • What Should I Eat?: The Influence of a Food Editor
    By Kimberly Wilmot Voss This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit
  • What Should I Not Eat? Cleansing Foods
    By Cristina Hanganu-Bresch This post is part of the series ‘What Should I Eat? Why?’ commissioned in collaboration with H-Net Nutrition by series editors Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Lisa Haushofer. Posts will appear simultaneously on both sites. Please visit and

RSS The Anatomy Lab

  • Pathology Spotlight: Acute pulmonary oedema caused by poison Gas in WWI.
    In September’s Pathology Spotlight, the Museums Senior Research Fellow, Ken Donaldson, looks at acute pulmonary oedema caused by poison Gas in WWI. This is a lung taken at post mortem from a British WWI soldier who was gassed with dichlorethyl sulphide, also known as sulphur mustard gas, in France on the 22nd July 1917. His... […]
  • Surgeons’ Hall Step Into The Future
    We’ve told you about the history of surgery. Now it’s time to take a step into the future. Surgeons’ Hall Museums are delighted to announce two new galleries which are set to open in the autumn of 2020. The new galleries are the second phase of the museum redevelopment, with phase one being completed in... […]
  • Pathology Spotlight- Kyphosis and Pott’s Disease
    In the latest Pathology Spotlight blog, our Human Remains Conservator, Cat Irving, takes a look at Kyphosis and Pott’s Disease. The human vertebral column, or spine, naturally forms a series of curves, which facilitate our posture and balance as upright animals. At the neck (the cervical spine) and lower back (the lumbar spine) the curve... […]

RSS The John Rylands Library Special Collection Blog

  • A Journey through Time and Place
    Anna Tomkinson, recent graduate in English Literature and American Studies and long-time volunteer, reflects on her numerous encounters with University of Manchester Library’s Special Collections and how they have shaped and enhanced her student experience. My name is Anna Tomkinson and I have been volunteering at the John Rylands Library for three years now. I […]
  • A Chaplain’s Story: The Great War Journey of John Henry Gibbon
    Dr Gareth Lloyd writes: In September 2018, the Library accepted on deposit into the Methodist archives a small collection of papers created by the United Methodist minister John Henry Gibbon (1880-1933) and preserved by his family after his death in 1933. A superficial examination of the general detail of Gibbon’s life appears to offer little […]
  • Thirty Years Ago Today: Reflections on Changes at the John Rylands Library
    Thirty years ago today, a newly qualified archivist started working at the John Rylands Library, on what was meant to be a three-year project (it eventually took six years) to catalogue the archives of the earls of Stamford from Dunham Massey in Cheshire. Three decades later, I thought I’d offer some reflections on the profound […]

RSS TIHR Archive Project

  • Call for Proposals: Archive-A-Live!
    Exploring responses to the Tavistock Institute’s Archive. A Tavistock Institute Annual Symposium On the 7th November 2019, we will host a one-day Symposium in central London exploring responses to the Tavistock Institute’s Archive. The Tavistock Institute has a heritage of participatory research and professional development work. It is in this spirit that we wish to hear […]
  • Accepting the Constancy of Subjectivity
    Niamh Bailey – Student in Fine Art: Sculpture at University of the Arts London To a student whose work is deeply rooted in ideas surrounding categorisation and dissociation, the archived files of a continuously self-aware organisation proved an engaging read.  The following text is an amalgamation of personal reflections from working with The Tavistock Institute […]
  • Community Matters!
    My path to 70th Festival celebrations In a reflection on profession and belonging, Eva Worm takes us on a journey from her first encounter with the Tavistock Institute’s 70th Anniversary Festival ‘Reimagining Human Relations in our Time’ through to the launch of the Tavistock Community and its first Annual Gathering. I am 49 years old […]

RSS University of Stirling Archives

  • Musicians’ Union Archive Trainee Report
    During the summer of 2019 Lorna Keddie, a graduate of the University of Stirling in…Read the postMusicians’ Union Archive Trainee Report
  • New Archives Reading room
    The Campus Central project is now well underway, transforming the centre of the university around…Read the postNew Archives Reading room
  • Filling in the gaps…
    Thanks to a generous grant from the #StirlingFund we are currently preparing our collection of…Read the postFilling in the gaps…

RSS Wellcome Library

  • Goodbye from Wellcome Library blog
    It’s goodbye from the Wellcome Library blog. The blog is closing and will no longer be updated. Thank you to those that have read the blog, shared it and posted comments. I hope all our readers have enjoyed being able… Continue reading
  • Close encounters: a manuscripts workshop
    A free manuscripts workshop for PhD students at Wellcome Collection, 01 June 2018 Engaging with an artefact from the past is often a powerful experience, eliciting emotional and sensory, as well as analytical, responses. Researchers in the library at Wellcome… Continue reading
  • Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late Imperial China
    The last seminar in the 2017–18 History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar series takes place on Tuesday 27 February. Speaker: Dr Dror Weil (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin) Bodies translated: the circulation of Arabo-Persian physiological theories in late… Continue reading