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SHAW, Dr Patricia

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 106 7PTS
Held at: Women's Library
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Full title: SHAW, Dr Patricia
Date(s): 1876-1965
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 0.75 A box (21 folders)
Name of creator(s): Shaw | Patricia | fl 1948-1965 | physician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Dr Patricia Shaw (fl 1948-1965) was employed by the Boots Pure Drug Company and investigated the health of shopworkers.


Scope and content/abstract:

The archive consists of subject / research files containing press cuttings, letters, extracts from books and reports and other manuscript material relating to the employment of shop workers and other occupations, and occupational health implications. The files were created in the course of Shaw's work for Boots Pure Drug Company, and date mainly from the 1940s-1950s, though some original reference material has earlier dates. Included is material relating to Margaret Bondfield, legislation, working conditions, health, economics and trade unions. Some of the material has a Nottingham focus (e.g. press cuttings) reflecting the position of the Boots Head Office.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in original order of alphabetical title of the file.

Conditions governing access:

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

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Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown. Deposited before the material was in Jan 1974. Check Fawcett Library Accession Registers.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The material collected by Ross Davies to write a biography of Margaret Bondfield is also held at The Women's Library (7ROD). The records of Boots Company plc are still held by the company.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Finding aid created by export from CALM v7.2.14 Archives Hub EAD2002. Edited for AIM25 by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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