Official ward book, 26 June 1915 - 18 December 1915 (1915 No. 1)


Contains weekly reports on each ward, including the Nurses' Sick Room, the household, the laundry and general comments.
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House Committee Chairman's papers, 1915

Including letter to Sir Alfred Keogh, Director General of the Medical Council regarding complaints from nurses about the situation at the Isolation Hospital, Aldershot; letter to the Director General of the Medical Council regarding the provision of a surgeon to head the Officers Hospital at Rouen; letter to Russell Howard regarding the student protest about the lack of beds due to enrolling more probationer nurses; typescript notes regarding bombing around The London Hospital and the East End on 31 May 1915; draft letter to the Press regarding subscriptions to the Edith Cavell Memorial.
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Last letter from Edith Cavell, St Gilles prison, to 'My dear nurses'


She recalls the foundation of the School and encourages them to continue with their good work. She writes 'I have seen so many misfortunes these last eight years that could have been prevented or lessened, if one had not whispered a little word here and there, very likely without any bad intentions - but which ruined the reputation, the happiness, even the life of someone'. She signs the letter 'I have loved you all much more than you thought'.
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Album of photographs of The No. 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital on the Harefield Park estate

Contains 24 full plate photographic prints, including views of Harefield mansion and lake, formal group photographs of patients and of nurses wearing uniform of Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service, interior views including wards, recreation room, laundry, reading room, dining room, telegraph office, covered walkway, huts, grounds and patients assembled for entertainments.
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'Cok's Cartulary' of St Bartholomew's Hospital


Cartulary of St Bartholomew's Hospital, sometimes known as 'Cok's Cartulary' was begun by Brother John Cok, renter, in c1418 and was continued in various hands until 1505/6. The contents of the Cartulary includes: copies of charters, letters patent and royal pardons, 1133-1464; papal bulls, c1175-1453; episcopal letters and acta, c1170-1420; deeds and other records of title, 1137-1505/6; and a rental of properties in London, 1456.
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Tortuous and dilated subcutaneous veins on the trunk of a man

Watercolour drawing showing tortuous and dilated subcutaneous veins on the front of the trunk of a man, in whom it was believed that the vena cava superior or one of the venae innominate was obliterated.
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Printed booklet entitled "Sick nursing, essentially a woman's mission; being the inaugural lecture...delivered at the opening of the new school of nursing in St Bartholomew's Hospital on May 1, 1877, by Dyce Duckworth, M.D."



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Patient case notes of Charles West, 1850-1851

Case notes of female patients with gynaecological conditions under the care of Charles West, Physician Accoucheur and Lecturer in Midwifery and Diseases of Women and Children, St Bartholomew's Hospital, October 1850-October 1851. Indexed.
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Breviate of the case between the City of London and St Bartholomew's Hospital touching the 500 Marks per annum covenanted to be paid by the said City to the said Hospital. c1700


With additional notes.
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