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Annual Reports and Reviews

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 RCOG/N3
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Annual Reports and Reviews
Date(s): 1932-1933, 1939-1944, 1948, 1950-2007
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

The College has released annual reports since its establishment as the British College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1929. In 2006 the Annual Report was renamed the Annual Review, with the Annual Report and Accounts being published on the College website.


Scope and content/abstract:

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists reports running annually from 1930 to the present; numbers 1-3, 6-10, 17-19, 21 are missing, but one memorandum has survived from No.3. For each year, the Report lists the Honorary Fellows and Officers and reports on the following: honorary appointments and adminstration; the structure of the College; Council Membership; New Fellows and Members; the annual general meeting; awards; overseas activities; obituaries; gifts; RCOG publications; financial activites. It also includes reports of Council and from the standing committees, representative committees, reference committees and other committees of note, and a full financial report from the College Treasurer.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open, although restrictions apply for items containing personal information.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

RCOG/B3/2 have been indexed and the names of successful candidates will be found in the Index to the Guide to the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

These records were previously catalogued to A23.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Earlier reports were transferred from College Library.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the RCOG catalogue and edited by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Import: Oct 2008; edit: Feb 2009.

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