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Bart’s Health NHS Trust


North Wing
St Bartholomew's Hospital 
West Smithfield


020 3465 5798

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Open: Monday-Friday 9.30-4.30

Closed: Christmas/New Year, Easter and public holidays

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RSS A STUDY IN SPECIALISM: cataloguing and conserving the archives of St Mark's Hospital

  • The Archivist’s first month PART 2: Insights and Impressions from the St Mark’s Photographic Collection April 16, 2018
    Shortly after St Mark’s Hospital moved to Northwick Park a collection of photographs and slides were transferred by the Medical Photography Department to St Bartholomew’s Hospital Archive. Filling two shelves in the archive store room, the collection comprised over four thousand print images (some with the accompanying negatives), nearly five hundred 35mm slides and about […]
  • The Archivist’s first month PART 1: Getting acquainted March 29, 2018
    It is now six weeks* since I started work as the Project Archivist and it is high time for introductions and a project update. I began working at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Archives and Museum in January 2017 when I was engaged to catalogue the archive of the Medical College (a project funded by the The […]
  • Conservation challenges of 20th century collections February 15, 2018
    In my last blog post I spoke about stationery bindings, how there is little variation in their aesthetics throughout the 20th century but a decrease in the quality of materials and structures being used. Indeed, collections dating from the 20th century are often found in poorer conditions than those from earlier centuries. As medical record-keeping […]