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ST THOMAS'S HOSPITAL: Medical school records

Administrative records

References on this page: TH/AD1-16, TH/AC1-3


SECTION 2 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS



Dean's and Secretary's Files 1929-1946


TH/AD1/1

1938-1946

File of Prof B A McSwiney, Dean of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, including letters and papers relating to arrangements concerning medical students volunteering to undertaking relief work in Holland, Mar-April 1945, and the evacuation of Belsen concentration camp, 1945-1946; report on the origins of St Thomas's Hospital Museum, 1938.


TH/AD1/2

1939 Apr - 1940 Mar

File of Dr H T Tidy, Dean (1939) and Dr R J C Thompson, Secretary of St Thomas's Medical School, including letters and papers relating to arrangements for the continuation of medical education in the event of war, in particular the evacuation of medical student from St Thomas's to Wadham College, Oxford.


TH/AD1/3

1940

‘Guildford'. File of B A McSwiney, Dean of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, including papers relating to planning for the continuation of medical teaching at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, 1940.


TH/AD1/4

1940

‘Godalming and Woking'. File of Dr R J C Thompson, Secretary of St Thomas's Medical School, including letters, papers, draft lease, sketches, and building plans relating to accommodation for St Thomas's Medical School at Godalming, 1940.


TH/AD1/5

1939-1940

‘Woking'. - (mislabelled) File of Dr R J C Thompson, Secretary of St Thomas's Medical School, letters and memoranda relating to charges for St Thomas's Students evacuated to Wadham College Oxford, including summary of correspondence, and related letters, 1939-1930.


TH/AD1/6

1940

‘Headmasters'. File of Dr R J C Thompson, Secretary of St Thomas's Medical School including copies of letters to the Dean from School Headmasters concerning entry of particular students into St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, 1940.


TH/AD1/7

1939

‘Oxford'. File of Dr R J C Thompson, Secretary of St Thomas's Medical School including letters from medical students evacuated to Oxford concerning arrangements for the accommodation. Also contains list of students, 1939.


TH/AD1/8

1929-1939

‘Professor of Surgery'. Dean and Secretary's file including letters and papers concerning the appointment of successor to Sir Cuthbert Wallace as Director of the Surgical Unit, at St Thomas's Hospital, 1929-1930; and relating to the establishment of a full time professorial unit in surgery, 1939, including copies of minutes of the University of London Board of Advanced Medical Studies, Jan 1939 and Apr 1939.


General administrative files 1870-1873, 1938-1975


TH/AD2/1

[1956]

‘St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School appointments, 1556-1956, C H Tolson' Bound copy of annotated printed lists of past and present medical officers of the Hospital and Medical School, 1556-1956, includes scholarships and prizes. 1 volume


TH/AD2/2

1956

File containing annotated lists of staff appointments, including resident medical staff Lambeth Hospital, and staff lists for Apr 1956.


TH/AD2/3

1913

Circular letter of the Departmental Committee of the University of London, Dec 1913, relating to the Royal Commission's Report on [medical education].


TH/AD2/4

1966

Printed copies of St Thomas's Hospital circular ‘notes on current affairs for the information of the staff', issue No 8 and No 9, 1966.


TH/AD2/5

1965-1967

Architectural plans for St Thomas's Hospital Stage 3 building of treatment block and ward block, 1965-1967.


TH/AD2/6

1970-1971

Papers relating to the publication of Ophthalmology at St Thomas's through three centuries, John Winstanley, including letters relating to the financing of the publication, proofs of the booklet and photographs used as illustration, 1970-1971.


TH/AD2/7

1870, 1873

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School - miscellaneous printed papers including: Report of the Building sub-committee to the Grand Committee of Governors of St Thomas's Hospital, 2 Jul 1873; Short explanatory statement of the plans for the New St Thomas's Hospital, (undated). Also contains Royal College of Surgeons of England regulations respecting the education and examination of candidates for the Diploma of Member of this College, 14 Jul 1870.


TH/AD2/8

[1960s]-1975

Miscellaneous printed reports relating to plans for the hospital and medical school including: St Thomas's Hospital Reinstatement of Governors Hall, Feasibility Study, Oct 1975; St Thomas's Hospital Medical School increase of pre-clinical entry, feasibility study, May 1975; St Thomas's Hospital London, ‘A return to health, guideline for rehabilitating the South Wing', Dec 1979; and a printed copy of the proposed design of new St Thomas's Hospital, [1960s].


TH/AD2/9

1938-1943

'W A R Thomson'. File of correspondence relating to the publication of articles in the Gazette, some relating to obituaries, others the 50the anniversary of the Gazette; also contains Report of the Royal College of Physicians of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England on the negotiations with the University of London regarding the Final MB BS Examination, 2 May 1938; St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Estimates, report to the Inter-Departmental Committee of the Ministry of Health on Medical Schools, Aug 1943.


TH/AD2/10

1952-1953

'Study Leave Reports'. Copies of study leave reports members of the Medical School staff, including R H O B Robinson's describing his visit to the USA, 1952; Dr Prunty's description of a visit to the USA, May-Jun 1953; and K W E Paine', description of visit to Canada and USA, [1953].


Anatomy catalogues c.1904


TH/AD3/1

c 1904

Catalogue of anatomical specimens of animals, apparently annotated c.1904, with some info re origin of specimen


TH/AD3/2

[c 1904]

Typescript copy of the manuscript above (TH/AD3/1) also including list of specimens from the Anatomical and Biological Departments (undated)


TH/AD3/3

[undated]

Volume containing incomplete catalogue of human anatomical specimens (for items number 33-to 270).


Museum Catalogue 1829


TH/AD4/1

1829

‘Catalogue of the Museum of St Thomas's Hospital Edward Weston Nordblad, Curator, 1829.' Catalogue of museum contents, listing over 2000 items. Also includes at the back of the volume, a list of preparations in the midwifery museum, which have more detailed descriptions. LMA Ref: H1/ST/MS/Y1


Library Committee Minutes


TH/AD5/1

1888-1940

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee minutes, 12 Dec 1888-29 Jan 1906, 8 Oct 1931-6 May 1940, relating to the management of the Medical School Library and the acquisition of publications for the collection. 1 volume


TH/AD5/2

1945-1948

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee minutes, 2 Jan 1945-Oct 1945, Dec 1948, relating to scope and purpose of the library, regulations, acquisition of items, binding of journals and other administrative matters. Also some papers relating to policy, funding and regulations, 1949-1972, and copies of the Library Annual Report for session 1943/1944 to 1946/1947.


TH/AD5/3

1956-1968

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee minutes, 6 Dec 1956-3 Dec 1968, relating to committee membership, regulations, finance, recommended purchases, and library arrangements. Also includes Library Annual Reports 1955/1956 - 1967/1968.


TH/AD5/4

1969-1985

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee minutes, 5 Jun 1969-11 Mar 1985 relating to regulations, finance, recommended purchases, and library arrangements. Also includes quinquennial estimates for the Library 1972-1977; and Library Annual Reports, 1969/1970 to 1977/1978.


TH/AD5/5

1979-1985

Yvonne Hibbott, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee Secretary's minutes and papers, Oct 1979-Dec 1985, including correspondence, list of periodicals and suggested acquisitions. Also contains copy of the Committee's terms of reference, 1956; constitution, 1979; extract of 1956 minute relating to membership of the committee; and lists of members 1978, 1980 session. Also minutes of United Medical and Dental Schools Library Committee, 13 Jun 1985


Library Suggestions Book 1935-1957


TH/AD6/1

1935-1957

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School ‘Library Suggestions Book', Jun 1935-Jul 1957, containing reader's suggestions of volumes and periodicals for acquisition by the library. 1 volume


Library Accession Register 1952-1972


TH/AD7/1

1952-1972

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library accession register, Jan 1952-Jun 1972, listing details of items acquired for the library. 1 volume


STHMS Library Annual Reports 1939-1979


TH/AD8/1

1939-1947

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Annual Reports, 1940-1941 to 1942-1943, and 1946-1947. Also contains typescript copy of hand list of periodicals in the Library, 1939.


TH/AD8/2

1944-1970

‘Annual Reports 1943/44-1969/70 (St Thomas)'. Typescript copies of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Annual Reports for the sessions 1943-1944 to 1969-1970.


TH/AD8/3

1972-1979

‘Annual Reports 1971/72-1978/79 (St Thomas)'. Typescript copies of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Annual Reports for the sessions 1971-1972 to 1978-1979.


Lambeth Hospital Medical Library Subcommittee 1964-1976


TH/AD9/1

1964-1966

'Lambeth Hospital Medical Library Subcommittee minutes and papers, 1964-1966'. File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing copies of subcommittee minutes, agendas, financial statements, lists of acquisitions, and items recommended for purchase and related papers.


TH/AD9/2

1967-1969

'Lambeth Hospital Medical Library Subcommittee minutes and papers, 1967-1969'. File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing copies of minutes, agenda, financial statements, lists of acquisitions, and recommended items for purchase and related papers.


TH/AD9/3

1970-1976

'Lambeth Hospital Medical Library Sub-Committee minutes and papers, 1970-1976'. File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing copies of minutes, agenda, financial statements, lists of acquisitions, and recommended items for purchase, and related papers.


History of Works of Art Committee 1984-1990


TH/AD10/1

1984 Mar-1987 Jan

St Thomas's Hospital History of Works of Art Committee minutes and related papers Mar 1984-Jan 1987, relating to preservation and restoration of historic books, paintings, furniture and equipment owned by the Hospital, as well as security of these items and new acquisitions.


TH/AD10/2

1987 Mar-1990 Jun

St Thomas's Hospital History of Works of Art Committee minutes and related papers, Mar 1987- Jun 1990, relating to preservation and restoration an display of historic books, paintings, furniture and equipment owned by the Hospital, security of these items and new acquisitions. Also includes discussion of names of Hospital wards, and erection of commemorative plaques.


Librarians' administrative files -Secretary to Library Committee 1963-1979


TH/AD11/1

1963-1964

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee secretary's file - F A Tubbs, including lists of current periodicals; typescript article on the history of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library; maintenance of the library facilities; lists of books purchased; memoranda on library expenditure; and related papers, 1963-1964.


TH/AD11/2

1973-1976

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee secretary's file - FA Tubbs, relating to the Committee's terms of reference, constitution and arrangements; membership; committee letters out; library subscriptions and finances, and related papers.


TH/AD11/3

1976

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee secretary's file, including copies of agendas; memoranda on library finances; possible acquisitions; and committee letters out, 1976.


TH/AD11/4

1976

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee secretary's file, including copies of Committee minutes and correspondence; and papers relating to Committee membership; acquisitions and library management, 1976.


TH/AD11/5

1977

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library committee secretary's file containing copies of some Committee minutes and agenda; correspondence; lists of acquisitions, and related papers, 1977.


TH/AD11/6

1978

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library committee secretary's file, relating to Committee membership; Departmental Libraries; copies of some minutes, and agenda. Also copy of the St Thomas's Health District (Teaching) - Report of the multi-disciplinary working party on library requirements within the district, 30 Mar 1978.


TH/AD11/7

1979

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee secretary's file, including copies of some minutes; correspondence; recommended acquisitions and related papers, 1979.


F A Tubbs files 1945-1988


TH/AD12/1

1945-1959 Jul

FA Tubbs -St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian's correspondence relating to the donation of John Morgan Williams' lecture notes taken of Else's lectures, 1945; donation of a microfilm reader to the library; conservation report on the portrait of King Edward VI; grants to the library 1957; binding of library volumes; water leaks in the library; lists of scientific and technical publications in China, 1958; and general library administration, 1945-1959.


TH/AD12/2

1960-1965

FA Tubbs - St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian's correspondence relating to requests for particular publications; administration of periodical subscriptions; acquisitions; general enquiries; and library administration and building maintenance, 1960-1965.


TH/AD12/3

1965

FA Tubbs - St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian's correspondence including on acquisitions and subscriptions, lists of periodicals held by the library; copies of Hansard relating to the rebuilding of St Thomas's, Nov 1963; papers relating to the Medical School Library Committee; St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Bulletin Mar1965 and Apr 1965. Also contains some papers and photographs relating to the publication of the St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1965.


TH/AD12/4

1966-1967

FA Tubbs - St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian's correspondence, 1966-1967, relating to acquisitions and subscriptions, archival enquiries, and general library administration, 1966-1967.


TH/AD12/5

1968-1969

FA Tubbs - St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian's correspondence, 1968-1969, relating to acquisitions and subscriptions; enquiries; and general library management; copies of Library Committee letters out; and the Lambeth Hospital Medical Library Sub-committee papers, 1968-1969.


TH/AD12/6

1975-1978

‘St Thomas's Health District (Teaching) Working Party on Library Requirements'. File of Mrs D Moyses, and F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing minutes of the St Thomas's Health District (Teaching) Multi-disciplinary Working Party on Library Requirements within the district, 1975-1977. Also contains drafts and final copy of a Report of the Working Party to the Education Advisory Council, Mar 1978; and list of periodicals in St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library, Jun 1975.


TH/AD12/7

1950-1968

‘St Thomas's Hospital Library'. FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarians file, containing St Thomas's Hospital (not the Medical School) Library Committee minutes and papers, 1950-1968, relating to the management of the hospital library for the service of patients and staff, 1950-1968.


TH/AD12/8

1971-1973

‘St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Departmental Libraries'. File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, including papers relating to grants to departmental libraries 1971-1974; list of books recommended for purchase, Jun 1971; and related papers.


TH/AD12/9

1976-1977

‘Plans'. File of Mrs Moyses, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing letters and architectural drawings relating to the construction and fitting of new Medical School teaching and staff facilities and extension of the library.


TH/AD12/10

1977

‘Old students day'. F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarians file containing printed programme for the old students day 11 Nov 1977, and newsletter to Old Students, Jul 1977.


TH/AD12/11 CLOSED

1965-1966

‘Staffing'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing papers related to employment of library staff and library staff salaries, including cutting relating to employment of graduates, advertisements for library posts; correspondence between the Finance Officer and Librarian concerning staff resignations and employment; copies of resignation letters from library staff; and related papers.


TH/AD12/12

1956-1957, 1963-1964

‘Library census, 1956, 1963, 1964'. Papers relating to numbers of library users, including records of daily reader numbers, Oct-Dec 1956; minutes of the Library Committee, 21 Feb 1957; memoranda on reorganisation of the library, sketch floor plan of library arrangements; and an exercise book containing daily records of numbers of library readers, Sep 1963-Aug 1964.


TH/AD12/13

1968-1975

‘Library Statistics (including University Grants Committee capacity records)'. File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing Library Annual Reports 1968-69, 1969-1970, 1973-1974; copies of University Grants Committee statistics for Lambeth Hospital Medical Library; and for St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library 1972; 1970-1971; 1973, 1974-1975, related papers. Statistics relate mainly to size of collections, student capacity etc.


TH/AD12/14

1957-1964

‘Library Alterations'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing annotated architectural drawings of alterations to the St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library, 26 Nov 1957; also sketches and drawings of fittings and floor layout, schedule for cupboard fittings, and catalogues for library equipment and furniture.


TH/AD12/15

1950-1966

‘Gazette Accounts'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing memoranda of accounts for the printing of St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1950-1966. Also includes some copies of minutes of the Gazette Committee 1953, 1965.


TH/AD12/16

1965-1969

‘Royal Commission on Medical Education'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing papers relating to the Royal Commission on Medical Education, including copies of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School answers to questionnaires; terms of reference of the Royal Commission, Nov 1965, and list of members; circular letter from the Medical School Secretary relating to the Royal Commission, Dec 1965; extracts from Hansard relating to the Royal Commission, 29 Jun 1965; Report on Medical Education ‘suggestions for the future', British Medical Students' Association, 1965; papers of the Library Association Sub-committee gathering information to present to the Royal Commission, 1967; St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Bulletin 9 Jan 1967; cuttings relating to the Royal Commission and its recommendations, 1968-1969; copy of library returns on holdings and facilities; and itinerary, programme and notes for Visit of Committee F of the Royal Commission on Medical Education, 3 Feb 1967, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School.


TH/AD12/17

1969-1971

‘Departmental Exercises'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, relating to financing of Departmental Libraries, including lists of periodicals in departmental libraries; summary of main library expenditure, 1969-1971; report of expenditure on books by departmental libraries; and related letters and memoranda.


TH/AD12/18

1970-1973

‘KTW'. [King's, St Thomas's and Westminster] File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, concerning the provision of library services to King's, St Thomas's and Westminster medical schools, including article by Philip Rhodes about the formation of KTW in the wake of the Royal Commission on Education report 1968; copy of article 'Principles that should govern the construction of the new medical library concerning amalgamation of hospital, school and departmental libraries'; copies of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library annual reports, 1970-1971, and Committee minutes May 1972, statistics of library holdings, Mar 1973; list of members of the KTW group; Westminster Medical School Library Bulletin, Oct 1973; KTW Library expert groups recommendations; memoranda relating to the proposed KTW Biomedical Centre, Feb 1973; Papers of the KTW Joint Building Group working groups departmental panels; Biomedical Centres Joint Policy Committee KTW Joint Academic Group notes on a provisional scheme for arrangement of teaching space in the centres, Feb 1973; and minutes of KTW Project Expert Group in relation to library facilities, 5 Mar 1973.


TH/AD12/19

1965-1966

‘Medical School Library'. File of FA Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Library Committee Report, 15 Mar 1965; minutes of the School Planning Policy Committee, 25 Jan 1966; memoranda on library policy; and recommendations for the new Medical School library, Feb 1966.


TH/AD12/20

1977-1988

‘Inter Library Loan'. File containing the 'University of London Library Resources Coordinating Committee Standing Advisory Panel on Interlibrary Loans- inter library loan practice in the University of London: A Report', [1977]; memoranda recording the use of interlibrary loans, 1977-1988; and papers relating to inter-library loan procedure and practice, 1981.


TH/AD12/21

1971 Jul

File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, relating to the history of the Skin Department at St Thomas's, including letter and sources for the history of dermatology at St Thomas's Hospital, (mainly references to articles in St Thomas's Hospital Gazette) Jul 1971.


TH/AD12/22

1974 Aug

File of F A Tubbs, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian Medical School Librarian, containing correspondence relating to the donation of photographs of the hockey 1921-1924, and golf teams 1939, with attached list of members depicted.


TH/AD12/23

1976

File of F A Tubbs St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian Medical School Librarian, containing typescript articles prepared by F A Tubbs for Radio Becket - St Thomas's Hospital radio station, 1976, on various aspects of the history of St Thomas's, and related letters.


TH/AD12/24

1946-1962

Collection of printed articles by F A Tubbs relating to the history of medicine and medical libraries, including some published in the St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1946-1962; as well as the Also copies of articles printed in the Medical Bookman and Historian, Dec 1947; Wisbech Society annual Report, 1966; British Medical Bulletin, 1946; Library Association Record, 1953; Aslib Proceedings, Vol 5 No 4. Also contains some typescript articles, a number of letters concerning Tubbs' research, 1955, 1962, and a photograph.


Valerie Jenkins files 1965-1978


TH/AD12/25

1965-1978

‘Departmental Libraries'. File of Valerie Jenkins, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing papers relating to grants to, and ongoing funding of departmental libraries, 1965-1978.


Yvonne Hibbott's files 1953-1990


TH/AD12/26

1953, 1966, 1981-1985

‘Paintings'. File of Yvonne Hibbott, Medical School Librarian containing letters and papers relating to paintings in the Hospital, identification and restoration of the Hospital's portrait of King Edward VI including its conservation report and two black and white photographs of x-rays of the portrait and the portrait itself; photocopies of images of St Thomas's Hospital; photocopy of The Friends of St Thomas's Hospital Annual Report 1981-1982; papers relating to a painting depicting a surgical operation at Old St Thomas's Operating Theatre, and notes on other paintings held by St Thomas's Hospital.


TH/AD12/27

1979-1990

‘Gifts and loans'. File of Yvonne Hibbott, Medical School Librarian containing correspondence relating to the donation and loan of items to the St Thomas's Hospital Medical School/UMDS Library, Jan 1979-Apr 1990. Items are mainly published works, but some archival material is included.


TH/AD12/28

1982-1985

‘Institute of Dermatology'. File of Yvonne Hibbott, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing letters relating the provision of library services and incorporation the St Johns Hospital and Institute of Dermatology library with St Thomas's Medical School Library. Also contains itinerary for the visit of the Principal of the University of London to the Medical School, 17 Jan 1984; and an article describing the history and activities of St John's Hospital and Postgraduate Institute.


TH/AD12/29

1978-1987

‘University Grants Committee' File of Yvonne Hibbott, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing copies of the University Grants Committee (UGC) questionnaire on Library statistics, and the Library's returns for the sessions 1978-1979 to 1980-1981; circular letter from the UGC concerning planning for the recurrent grant, May 1986; copies of the Standing Committee of London Undergraduate Medical School Librarians management information questionnaire, 1978/1979; papers of the Workshop on Management Information in London Medical School Libraries, Apr 1980; and the Medical Libraries subject specialization scheme, 1981.


TH/AD12/30

1981-1983

‘Medical History Evening'. File of Yvonne Hibbott, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing invitation list and letters relating arrangements for the Medical History Evenings, 28 Oct 1982, and 25 Jan 1983, including acceptances, apologies, programmes, and black and white photographs, 1981-1983.


TH/AD12/31

1973-1980

‘Finance 1978-1980'. File of Yvonne Hibbott, St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Librarian, containing Lambeth Hospital Medical Library financial statements Apr 1976-Mar 1977; memoranda on library expenditure 1974-1976; circular letter relating to the financial outlook for the St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, Nov 1976; analysis of journal loan requests 1978-79; summary statement of library expenditure, 1973-1980, and proposed expenditure for essential development 1978-1979; lists of outstanding orders, Oct 1979; record of main library and departmental library expenditure, 1977-1980.


TH/AD12/32

1980-1982

‘Flowers Report'. Papers relating to the establishment and discussions of University Grants Committee Working Party on medical education in London, (Lord Flowers' Working Party), including papers of the University of London working party submission on library provision; extract from a University of London Report of the joint Medical Advisory Committee to the Academic and Collegiate Councils and the Joint Planning Committee of the Court and the Senate, Nov 1980, relating to Pre-clinical teaching for Guy's Hospital Medical School, King's College Hospital Medical School and St Thomas's Hospital Medical School; article relating to Flowers in The Lancet, Nov 1980; statistics for St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, and Guy's Hospital Medical School, Jan 1980; University of London Committee on Academic Organisation third discussion document, Jan 1982; and related papers.


Phyllis Gale's files (Guy's and UMDS Librarian) 1974-1990


TH/AD12/33

1974, 1982

Libraries: Departmental Libraries' File of Phyllis Gale, Wills Librarian, Guy's Hospital Medical School, including letter concerning the Paediatric Research Unit library, 1982; copy of letter relating to funding of departmental libraries, 1974; lists of journals held in departmental libraries; overview of services provided by Shepherds House Library, Paediatric Research Unit Library; Poisons Unit and New Cross Hospital Library, Health Planning and information Unit Library; South East Thames Regional Drug Information Service Library.


TH/AD12/34

1980-1990

‘Libraries - District / Lewisham'. File of Jean Farmer - Wills Librarian 1980, and Phyllis Gale, Wills Librarian 1981-1982, Guy's Hospital Medical School. Containing papers relating to the National Health Service Regional Librarians Group, and the South East Thames Regional Library and Information Service; statistics of Medical School student use of South East Thames libraries; the appointment of Phyllis Gale as Guy's District Librarian; brief survey of library services at Lewisham and North Southwark District Libraries including Lewisham School of Nursing, SE Thames Regional Drug Information Service, Poisons Unit and New Cross Hospital Library, Paediatric Research Unit Library, Shepherds House Library, Lewisham Hospital Medical Library; lists of journal holdings, Jan 1983; letters relating to the management and funding of regional libraries, 1986, 1990.


Librarians files - biographical information 1960s-1980s


TH/AD13/1

1960s-1980s

Librarian's subject files relating to staff, students and the famous visitors of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, and including copies of obituaries, articles, letters, biographical entries and some photographs of the following: Edward L Atkinson, [1889-1988]; Sir Herbert Barker; James Barry 1795-1865; Walter Rowley Bristow [1882-1947]; John Syer Bristowe, 1827-1895; William Cheselden, 1688-1752; Henry Cline 1750-1827, H Currey; William Curtis 1746-1799; Rev Dr Frank Drewe (G Dupuytren); John Herbert Fisher 1867-1933; George Fordyce 1736-1802; Joseph Henry Green, 1791-1863; William Harvey, -1657 Thomas Hollyer; John Hunter (dentistry); Richard Kay; John Keats; William Kilner; Joseph Lister; Bryan Austin McSwiney, 1894-1947; William Somerset Maugham, 1874-; Richard Mead, 1673-1754; Robert Wallace Nevin, 1907-1980; William Miller Ord; Sir Max Page-[1883-1963]; George Allardice Riddell, 1865-1934; Nicholas Harold Lloyd Ridley; Alexander Russell, 1715-1768; Patrick Russell, 1727-1805; Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, 1857-1952; John Flint South, 1797-1882; Kanehiro Takaki, 1849-1920; Johann Ludwig Wilhelm Thudichum; Frederick Twort, 1877-1949; Christopher Widmer, 1780-1858; Frederic Wood-Jones, 1879-1954. 37 files.


Librarians' Research Subject files, A-Z


TH/AD14/1

1987

‘Anaesthesia'. Photocopied article ‘Anaesthesia at St Thomas's - the early days 1848-1878, part 2' by Dr Charles Pither, from St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, No 85, 1987, and other articles relating to anaesthetics and anaesthetists at St Thomas's Hospital.


TH/AD14/2

1891-1985

‘Chapel'. Photocopies of articles from St Thomas's Hospital Gazette relating to the St Thomas's Hospital Chapel, 1891, 1894, 1899, 1901; copies extract relating to the chapel from Scenes from the Life of St Thomas's Hospital 1938; photocopy of photographs of the chapel 1908; photocopy of section catalogue of archives relating to St Thomas's Hospital orders of service, held at the GLC Archives (now London Metropolitan Archives); letter relating to archives relating to St Thomas's held at Lambeth Palace Library, 1985; and description of sculpture in the chapel.


TH/AD14/3

[1950-1980]

‘Charter -Edward VI'. Typescript copy of translation of the Charter of King Edward VI for the re founding of St Thomas's Hospital [1551].


TH/AD14/4

1924-1973

‘Crest'. Photocopied articles, notes and letters relating to the designs of the coat of arms of the Medical School; notes on the connection between St Thomas's Hospital and the City of London, 1948; copies of articles from the St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1924, 1949, and Jul 1950; photocopies of crest designs, and photographs of the coat of arms of the hospital and medical school.


TH/AD14/5

1971-1972

'Exhibition'. Papers relating to exhibition arranged for the 23rd Congress of History of Medicine, 1972, including biographical and bibliographical notes and memoranda, copies of articles relating to surgery at Guy's and St Thomas's 100 years ago (1971).


TH/AD14/6

1984

‘Dr J Ford - History of Medicine - Medical Historian'. Letters relating to Dr John Ford, Medical Historian, borrowing of items from the rare book collection, 1984; and typescript articles ‘Rebuilding of the Hospital 1944-1984, The National Health Service years'.


TH/AD14/7

[1860-1980]

‘Governor's Hall'. Photocopied articles relating to the Governors Hall, St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1905; St Thomas's Hospital contract for building the new hospital at Stangate, specifications for the Governors Hall, photograph of the Masonic Lodge Governors Hall, and a drawing of St Thomas's Hospital Governors Hall.


TH/AD14/8

1825

‘Guy's- St Thomas's Breakup'. Photocopy of a letter held by The Royal College of Surgeons of England, to the Treasurer of St Thomas's, concerning the resignation of Astley Cooper from St Thomas's and the subsequent separation of the St Thomas's and Guy's medical schools, Feb 1825.


TH/AD14/9

[1950-1990]

‘Guy's / St Thomas's Men'. Biographical notes on Sir Gilbert Blane, 1749-1834; Richard Liebreich, 1830-1917; William Cheselden; Somerset Maugham; John Keats; Charles Murchison, 1830-1879; Sir William MacCormac 1836-1901; Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, 1818-1897; John Hilton, 1804-1878; and Monson Hills, 1792-1853.


TH/AD14/10

[1940-1989]

‘Guy's / St Thomas's Men - Old Students Day 1989' File of manuscript notes and photocopied articles relating to life and work of significant Guy's and St Thomas's staff, including R Mead, J S Bristowe, Sherrington, J Simon, J L W Thudichum, Guy's Hospital; physicians and surgeons of Guy's Hospital, T Addison, S Ashwell, W Babbington, T Bell, W Blundell, R Bright, H Cline, A P Cooper, B B Cooper, C H Fagge, J Fox, G Bird, J H Green, W Gull, S O Habershon, J Hilton, T Hodgkin, C Aston Key, M Hills, J Morgan, W Moxon, A Poland, G Owen Rees, T Williams, F G Parsons, S Wells, J Browne, W MacCormac, C Murchison, J Keats, W Cheselden, S Maugham, H H Clutton, L Jenner, R Liebreich, J Jurin, W Saunders, J Relph, T Skeete.


TH/AD14/11

1880s-1980s

‘St Thomas's Medical School History'. File mainly of photocopies articles relating to the history of the hospital and the medical school, mainly from St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, and also The Graphic, 1886; British Medical Journal 1984; and London Journal, 1992. Also contains some typescript notes and articles on the history of the Hospital and Medical School.


TH/AD14/12

1986

‘Naval Medicine'. Photocopy of 'These peculiar beings - a survey of the facilities supplied for the health of merchant seamen from the early 18th century to the middle of the 20th century', a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the Diploma in the History of Medicine of the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, B A Heathcote, Dec 1986; also typescript article ‘Naval medicine and surgery at the time of the Armada'.


TH/AD14/13

1956-90

‘F Nightingale'. Articles, and copies of articles relating to Florence Nightingale and the Nightingale Museum. Also includes research notes on history of nursing, enquiries and papers relating to the St Thomas's Hospital Book Fair in aid of the Nightingale Museum Trust, 1956-1990


TH/AD14/14

1957-1989

‘Operating Theatre'. Papers relating to the operating theatre of the old St Thomas's Hospital, including news cuttings, articles, postcards of artefacts, 1957-1989.


TH/AD14/15

1903, 1953-1958

‘Pharmacy / Pharmacopoeia'. Article about the St Thomas's Hospital Pharmacopoeia and Vade Medum, St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1958, and Vol 51 No 6 1953; leaflet on five historical pharmacies held in the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum; and ‘Practical Pharmacy at St Thomas's Hospital' Pharmaceutical Journal 23 May 1903.


TH/AD14/16

1972-1985

‘Prizes'. Memoranda and biographical notes about individuals with medical school prizes named after them, including Lord Brock, A C Hudson, W Cheselden, S A M Copeman, Dr Beaney, H Myers, S Solly, G A Riddell, J L Pinniger , R F Woolmer, J Wainwright, S G Toller, R Mead, A C Hudson, W B Hadden, R D Grainger, F F Caiger, Mrs Bhatia, C R Box, J J Perkins, J B Harman, J S Bristowe, H H Clutton, J Simon, 1972-1985.


TH/AD14/17

1957-1971

‘Rebuilding St Thomas's Hospital'. Printed articles, newspaper cuttings, and staff information bulletins relating to the rebuilding of St Thomas's Hospital, 1957-1971.


TH/AD14/18

1949

‘Roll of Honour'. Extract from St Thomas's Hospital list of old students, 1948, recording the Roll of Honour 1939-1945, of men from St Thomas's Hospital Medical School who died during Word War Two. Also manuscript notes of names not included in printed list.


TH/AD14/19

1986

‘Royal Society - Fellows'. Information on staff of St Thomas's who were also elected Fellows of the Royal Society, including memoranda and annotated lists of Fellows and St Thomas's staff. 1986


TH/AD14/20

1984

‘Rugby Club'. Photocopied articles from St Thomas's Hospital Gazette relating to the Rugby Football Club, reports of games, information relating to sport newspapers held in the British Library, list of individuals in photographs of St Thomas's Hospital Rugby Union Football Club, members and biographical information on them from Old Students Lists, 1984


TH/AD14/21

[1932-1986]

‘Statues'. Photocopies of articles and news cuttings about statues at St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School from St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 1932, 1957, and photocopies of images of statues. Also the extract of a list of paintings, statues, busts, portraits, plate and other works of art in the St Thomas's Hospital Photograph and Print Collection.


TH/AD14/22

[1960-1980]

‘Surgical Instruments'. File containing articles on the history of surgery at St Thomas's, and surgical instruments; and black and white photographs of surgical instruments.


TH/AD14/23

1990

'Vaccination'. Photocopied articles on vaccination and immunisation, and manuscript research notes on members of St Thomas's Hospital staff involved in the development, 1990.


TH/AD14/24

[1973]

‘Varicose Veins'. Typescript article of an historical review of varicose veins, [1973].


TH/AD14/25

[1950-1980]

'Views and illustrations' Collection of photocopied images of St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School, buildings, staff and students.


TH/AD14/26

[1940-1945]

‘War - WW2'. Photocopy of St Thomas's Hospital War Diary, 1940-1944; typescript notes ‘Statement of important recent developments 1940-41'; black and white photographs of sketch of St Thomas's Hospital, also of bomb damaged hospital buildings; and letters to the Gazette.


TH/AD14/27

[1936-1990]

‘Wards'. Copies of articles relating to the names of wards at St Thomas's Hospital, and typescript article ‘A History of the children's wards'.


Material relating to Archive collections 1933-2001


TH/AD15/1

1933-1982

File containing letters relating to the donation of material - archival and museum objects, to the St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School, and old lists of archival material held by the Library, 1933-1982.


TH/AD15/2

1968, 2001

Correspondence relating to the deposit of archive material from St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School at the Greater London Record Office (GLRO), 1968, at the return of some material to the Medical School, 2001.


TH/AD15/3

1967-1968

Lists of Archive material from St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School deposited at the Greater London Record Office (GLRO), 1967-1968.


TH/AD15/4

1976-1984

Lists of photographs held in the archive collection of St Thomas's Hospital and Medical School, including photocopies of a card index of photographs, 1984.


TH/AD15/5

[1950-1980]

Card index of archives and manuscripts; also two volumes containing incomplete index if manuscripts, and medals.


Library Financial Accounts 1955-1989


TH/AD16/1

1955-1989

‘Departmental Libraries: Accounts A-C'. File containing lists of items purchased for departmental libraries, 1955-1989, includes date, title, bookseller and price. Arranged by name of departmental library, then in chronological order.


TH/AD16/2

1955-1989

‘Departmental Libraries: Accounts D-M'. File containing lists of items purchased for departmental libraries, 1955-1989, includes date, title, bookseller and price. Arranged by name of departmental library, then in chronological order.


TH/AD16/3

1955-1989

‘Departmental Libraries: Accounts N-P'. File containing lists of items purchased for departmental libraries, 1955-1989, includes date, title, bookseller and price. Arranged by name of departmental library, then in chronological order.


TH/AD16/4

1955-1989

‘Departmental Libraries: Accounts R-Z'. File containing lists of items purchased for departmental libraries, 1955-1989, includes date, title, bookseller and price. Arranged by name of departmental library, then in chronological order.


TH/AD16/5

1985-1988

‘Departmental Libraries Periodicals expenditure' File containing list of journal subscription held by each departmental library, including name, date when subscription began, and price, 1985-1988.


TH/AD16/6

1955-1989

‘Main Library Accounts' Leger recording expenditure under headings equipment grant, 1987-1989; Inter-Library loans, 1987-1989; Antiquarian Books, 1989; books and periodicals, 1966-1989; Blaise expenditure, 1979-1985, ‘Datastar' expenditure, 1986-1989; Special Trustees Fund periodicals, 1981-19899; flood damage, 1970-1977; flood compensation fund, 1978; Hydestyle, 1955-1964.


Departmental Records 1945-1955


TH/AC1/1

1945-1946

Typescript reports of the Obstetrical Department of St Thomas's Hospital, 1945, R B K Rickford; and 1946, Ian Donald.


TH/AC1/2

1950-1955

Typescript report ‘St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Thoracic Surgery Unit, survey of cases, Jan 1950-Dec 1954', Mar 1955. (3 copies)


St Thomas's Hospital Medical School timetables and notices


TH/AC2/1

1932-1935

Volume containing Medical School timetables and printed notices, for the winter session 1932-1933 to the summer session 1935 including list of attendances in the Ear Nose Throat and Skin Departments; Tutorial classes for examinations in pathology; names of the electro-cardiographic classes; timetable for final FRCS course; timetable for special revision classes; summer lectures; and clinical lectures; Also contains timetable for Post Graduate course at St Thomas's Hospital, Sep-Oct 1930.


TH/AC2/2

1935-1938

Volume containing Medical School timetables and printed notices, for the winter session Oct 1935 to the summer session 1938, including timetables for lectures; the final fellowship course; revision classes; notices of children and gynaecological out-patient clerks; tutorial classes; and medical firm clerks.


TH/AC2/3

1938-1940

Volume containing Medical School timetables and printed notices, for the winter session Oct 1938-Apr 1940, including timetables for lectures; tutorials; revision classes; entrance scholarship exams; and demonstrations.


Examination Papers 1909-1976


TH/AC3/1

1914-1945

'Examination Papers'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for 1914-1945, at various levels, including Second MB (Anatomy) 1940-1945; University of Wales BSc; Histology and Embryology, 1941-1944; Diploma in Dental Surgery, 1934-1942; University of Manchester Diploma in Psychological Medicine, also MB, ChB, BDS, BSc degrees, 1935-1937; Society of Apothecaries- Primary Anatomy 1943-1945; Combined Hospital University Entrance Scholarship Anatomy and Embryology 1935-1944; Senior Scholarships and Exhibitions (Trinity College) 1921-1923; Medical and Surgical Degrees 1919-1933; University of Cambridge Natural Sciences Tripos Anatomy and essay paper 1914-1934.


TH/AC3/2

1921-1961

'Examination Papers - FFA'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers including University of Cambridge Natural Sciences Tripos Physiology and Zoology, 1921; Intercollegiate Examination in Natural Sciences 1921-1923; Royal College of Surgeons Diploma of Fellow in Faculty of Anaesthetists 1954-1961; Goldsmid College Hospital Medical School Entrance Examination 1953-1958; Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 1956, 1958; and various others.


TH/AC3/3

1930-1962

'Examination Papers 1931, Primary FRCS 1956'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers including St Thomas's Hospital Terminal Sessional examinations, 1930-1947; St Thomas's Hospital Nurses Examination 1945-46; Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (Teachers Exam) 1937-1944, Massage and Medical Gymnastics 1937- 1948; University of London Diploma in Physical Education, 1935-1946; and First FRCS Examination, 1939-1962.


TH/AC3/4

1941-1971

'St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Terminal examination papers; Natural Sciences Tripos, Primary FRCS'. Volume containing pasted copies of printed question papers for St Thomas's Medical School Terminal examinations in anatomy, 1948-1965; University of Cambridge Natural Sciences Tripos papers, 1965; and Royal College of Surgeons examination papers for Primary FRCS 1962-1963, 1969, 1971.


TH/AC3/5

1954-1970

'BSc (Special) Anatomy Examination Papers 1954-1970' Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for BSc (Special) Anatomy examinations, 1954-1970; also question papers from University of London, and University of Bristol, Queens University Belfast, University College Cork, and the University of the West Indies.


TH/AC3/6

1964-1876

'Examination Papers 1964-1976'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for University of London Second MB, and Second BDS examinations, 1964-1976.


TH/AC3/7

1939-1952

'Second Examination for Medical Degrees, Examination Papers 1939-1952'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for Human Anatomy exams, mainly from University of London, but includes a number from London Hospital Medical College.


TH/AC3/8

1953-1957

'Second Examination for Medical Degrees, Examination Papers 1952-1957'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for various subjects. Mainly papers from University of London, but also includes University College London and London Hospital Medical College.


TH/AC3/9

1957-1974

'Second Examination for Medical Degrees, Examination Papers 1957-1974'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for various subjects. Papers are mainly from the University of London, but some are from Queens University Belfast, University of Bristol and University College London.


TH/AC3/10

1947-1961

'BSc (Special) examination Papers 1948-1961; Queens University Belfast - Dental Papers; MD Papers'. Volume containing printed copies of examination question papers for various subjects, mainly from University of London 1947-1969, but also Queens University, Belfast Dental examinations 1952-1957; Royal College of Surgeons examinations for Diploma of Fellow in Dental Surgery 1960, and Diploma in Anatomy, 1960.


TH/AC3/11

1950-1969

File containing printed and typescript copies of question papers for University of London Faculty of Medicine, Second and Special Second Examination for Medical Degrees, for Internal Students of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, 1950-1959, 1964, 1969.


TH/AC3/12

1951-1959

File containing printed and typescript copies of question papers for University of London Faculty of Medicine, First Examination for Medical Degrees for Internal Students of St Thomas's Hospital Medical School, 1951-1959.


TH/AC3/13

1909

St Thomas's Hospital Medical and Surgical College First Sessional Examinations Winter 1908-1909, Physiology, Mar 23 1909, Second Year Students, printed examination question paper.


TH/AC3/14

1969

St Thomas's Hospital Medical School Department of Anatomy Terminal Examination, Mar 1969, question paper, and Anatomy practical session explanatory notes.


TH/AC3/15

1947-1953

Bundle of examination question papers donated by Dr D G Millard, student 1947-1953, including UL Third MBBS examination - Medicine, Apr 1953; Pathology Oct 1952; Applied Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Apr 1953; Surgery, Apr 1953; Obstetrics and gynaecology, Apr 1953; The Cheselden Medal and the Clutton Medal, Surgery, 1953; Mead Medal, Wainwright Prize and Seymour Graves Toller Prize, 1947; Cheselden Medal Surgery, 1952; Wainwright Prize, 1951.


TH/AC3/16

1952-1956

Society of Apothecaries regulations and synopses relating to the Primary and Final examinations for the Licence (LMSSA Lond), Apr 1952; also typescript copies of Society of Apothecaries of London Examinations in Surgery, 1955-1956.

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