Pioneers: Dr June Scudamore FRCOG (1925-2008)

The weeks leading up to International Women’s Day are the perfect time to launch our newest regular feature: Pioneers, where we highlight innovators from within the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology. We’ll celebrate the lives, careers and achievements of these medical titans, with profiles of 16th century midwives, 20th century Members and Fellows of the…

Explore Your Archive 2014: A volunteer’s experience at the RCOG

Chiara Codeluppi joined the archive at the RCOG in October 2014 on a voluntary work experience placement to learn more about how archives are managed in the UK and to extend her already extensive archival experience. Getting to grips with Adlib and records management processes, her enthusiasm is evident in both her work and in…

Blair-Bell 2: The personal life of a country professor…..

Step one of the project was to decide how to approach the cataloguing of the papers, which amount to some 24 archival boxes, roughly a third of which are unsorted. A decision was made to work through the existing descriptions, adding a good summary to each and repackaging the material, in order to gain a…