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Insley, Nellie (fl 1915)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/22
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Insley, Nellie (fl 1915)
Date(s): 1914-1915
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Insley | Nellie | fl 1915


Administrative/Biographical history:

This volume is one of a few typed copies of Miss Nellie Insley's account, written in 1915, with a 'Prefatory Note' by Henry Curtis, FRCS, written in 1923 giving both details of Miss Insley and her family and a note on the subsequent history of the hospital at St Malo.


Scope and content/abstract:

'The story of a great adventure. The history of the foundation of the English Hospital for French Soldiers, at the Old Chateau at St Malo, September 1914, transferred March 1915 to the Grand Hotel des Greves now known as the Hospital Notre Dame des Greves, St Malo, 1915.'

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Open.The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line on the Wellcome Library website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This volume was found in the strongroom of the Wellcome Institute Library in 1977 and accessioned as a Western Manuscript. It had been given to the Library by S W Brown, Esq., at some unspecified date. It was transferred to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in 1980.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
January 2009

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