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CLEMENTS, Eleanor Bates (1885-1978)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0387 LH/X/7
Held at: Royal London Hospital
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Full title: CLEMENTS, Eleanor Bates (1885-1978)
Date(s): [1897-1923]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Clements | Eleanor Bates | 1885-1978 | nurse


Administrative/Biographical history:

Miss Eleanor (Nellie) Bates Clements trained as a nurse at the London Hospital from 1908 to 1914.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, probably of Miss Eleanor (Nellie) Bates Clements, [1897-1923], notably comprising Two talks to the Nurses of the London Hospital by Sydney Holland, 1897; photograph of patient and 2 nurses in [Mary] Ward; postcards and photographs relating to the hospital, including view of the intended Infirmary, 1753, aerial views, various wards, babies' sun bath, patients' garden, Swedish Drill in the Massage Department, Receiving Room, Out-Patient Department, Physicians' Room, Medical Out-Patients Department, Operating Theatre, Light Department, Edith Cavell Nurses' Home, Luckes Nurses' Home sitting room, nurse's bedroom;
First World War scenes, comprising nurses leaving for War Service; nurses' camping outfit; nurses' tents and equipment in hospital grounds; wounded servicemen; Belgian soldiers' funeral procession leaving the hospital; cars containing wounded servicemen in hospital grounds; St Philip's Church decorated for Harvest Festival, 1923; Forest Hospital, Buckhurst Hill.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the Trust Archivist, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, E1 1BB, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

A list is available at the Royal London Hospital Archives and Museum.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited after Miss Clement's death in 1978.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

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:
June 2001

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