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Maternity Hospital Planning Sub-committee

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1538 M28
Held at: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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Full title: Maternity Hospital Planning Sub-committee
Date(s): 1969-1971
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
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Extent: 1 box, 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists


Administrative/Biographical history:

This committee was set up in 1969, under the chairmanship of E A J Alment, then Honorary Secretary of the College, to consider DHSS plans for maternity accommodation and to provide advice on the planning and design of maternity units and gynaecological departments.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence of E A J Alment, correspondence, background papers, committee minutes and architectural plans, 1969-1971, of the RCOG Maternity hospital planning sub-committee.

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Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: vested in the College.

Finding aids:

A general index to the files listed in the catalogue of the Archives of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is maintained in the College Archives; refer to the College Archivist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

It is probable that these records were removed from the Honorary Secretary's files and placed in this series, then passed to the Archives.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

RCOG Archives hold records of the earlier, similar committees as follows: Maternity hospital construction report committee, 1953 (Ref: T7); Maternity unit planning committee, 1959-1960 (Refs: M25 and T7).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Clare Cowling, Archivist, RCOG.

Rules or conventions:
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second Edition, 2000.

Date(s) of descriptions:
February 2001

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