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'The Expanding Field of Mental Health in England and Wales', 50 years of progress, 1918-1968

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MS.7913
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: 'The Expanding Field of Mental Health in England and Wales', 50 years of progress, 1918-1968
Date(s): 1960-1968
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 6 boxes
Name of creator(s): Odlum | Doris | fl 1960-1968
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Originals and photocopies of 58 papers and associated material, forming 'The Expanding Field of Mental Health in England and Wales, 50 years of progress, 1918-1968' on mental health development, 1960-1968. Some papers include editorial notes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged by chapter.

Conditions governing access:

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:

Catalogued in the Wellcome Library Archives and Manuscripts database.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Collected and edited by Dr Doris Odlum and Alexander Walk. Formerly in the possession of Edith Morgan, to whom they had been given by Doris Odlum for possible editing and publication.

Immediate source of acquisition:

The originals were received in October 2003 among the papers of Edith Morgan; the copies (from these originals) were received from Barry Watts of MIND in December 2003

Allied Materials

Related material:

In the Wellcome Library: Mental After-Care Association (SA/MAC); Robin Addis (PP/ADD); British Medical Association (SA/BMA); Sir Allan Daley (PP/AWD); C P Blacker (PP/CPB).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Jul 2008

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