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SAINT THOMAS' HOSPITAL: PHOTOGRAPH AND PRINT COLLECTION

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): H01/STPH
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SAINT THOMAS' HOSPITAL: PHOTOGRAPH AND PRINT COLLECTION
Date(s): 1800-2001
Level of description: subfonds
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Extent: 6.03 linear metres
Name of creator(s): St Thomas' Hospital | London x Infirmary of the Augustinian Priory of St Mary Overy | 1106-1215 x 5th London (City of London) General Hospital | 1915-1919

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This collection of prints, topographical notes and photographs relating to Saint Thomas' Hospital and other buildings of historical interest in Southwark was gathered together and researched by staff at the hospital before being deposited in 1970.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Photographs and prints of Saint Thomas' Hospital, including views of the hospital buildings at the Southwark site, 1738-1970; photographs of the hospital buildings at the Surrey Gardens site, 1862; views of the hospital buildings at the Lambeth site, 1681-1980, including aerial and panoramic views and photographs of bomb damage following World War Two; prints and photographs of staff, 1681-1898, including Henry Cline, William Cheselden and Charles Murchison; group photographs of staff, 1889-1929, including Sir William McCormac, Sir George Makins, W M Ord, J Braxton Hicks and the 1906 cricket team; photographs of treasurers and other staff, 1905-1946, including Sir Arthur Stanley; photographs of matrons and nurses, 1960; staff of the 5th London General Hospital, World War One, 1919; Dame Alicia Lloyd Still, 1930; photographs of College House, 1904-1936; photographs of patients on the wards, 1900s; photographs of special occasions, 1845-1996; photographs of works of art owned by the Hospital, 1894-1964; photographs of the hospital buildings and staff at Hydestile, 1940-1968; photographs and prints of other London hospitals and charitable institutions, 1831-1918; and a collection of prints, topographical notes and photographs, 1702-1949, relating to St Thomas' Hospital and other buildings of historical interest in Southwark, collected and researched by Mr Philip E.W. Street.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

In sections according to catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: Depositor

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Hospital staff in 1970.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Most of the photographs and the smaller prints are stored in photograph boxes numbered H01/STPH/Box 1-Box 12. Where possible please order the whole box using the box number


Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
February 2009

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