RCOG Heritage 6: Fantastic Finds for Friday #4: BCOG robe designs

Not a totally new find, and maybe one you may have seen before, but time spent on a bit of recataloguing and repackaging often brings to light items which have long lain hidden in their protective boxes. Among the College Special Collection of papers, at reference S68, are no more than seven items, varying sizes…

RCOG Archive 1: Midwives Certificates and more!

Last week saw the RCOG Knowledge Management team buzzing around like a hive of industrious bees, pushing trollies, sorting piles of books, often dusty and grimy and a bit weary from the unaccustomed physical labour! The annual stocktaking week has been a chance for some essential housekeeping in the library, archive and museum stores to…

Museum 1: Preservation Measures for the RCOG Permanent Exhibition

Since March this year, the RCOG heritage team has been lucky enough to have the voluntary services of Vibe, a student on the postgraduate museum studies course at University College London. She has brought her professional knowledge and enthusiasm to the team (which has sorely felt the need of a professional museum curator), and pointed…