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the Modern Records Centre at Warwick holds a large amount of material. Research guides are available for a range of subjects, including the ones shown here, most likely to be of interest to CHM researchers.

 

 

Mental Health

A large number of books on mental health and social work were deposited alongside some of the archive collections and these are available in the MRC searchroom.

History of Social Work

The Modern Records Centre’s holdings of archives relating to the development of social work from the late nineteenth century onwards are among the most important in Britain. A guide lists the relevant organisations whose archives are held here, with summaries of their history and of the nature of their archives.

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Sources for the History of Health and Work

Most of these form part of the records of the Trades Union Congress archive or the British Employers Conferation archive. Relevant files from other archives, including examples of health problems affecting individual trade unions, are also indicated. Links are given to relevant on-line finding aids, or to sections of finding aids in the case of the Trades Union Congress archive.

Social Welfare in Britain

Social Welfare in Britain Resources include the Beveridge Report and NHS formation.

The Sociology of Education

The Modern Records Centre holds nationally important collections for the study of political, social and economic history, with sections on 'Class', 'Gender', 'Race and migration', 'Disability and integration', 'Discipline and punishment', 'Higher Education' and 'Education Reform Act'.

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Hospital Records Database

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National Archives

 

 

GENERAL
Wellcome The Wellcome Trust med_res_council.gif Medical Research Council 
Leverhulme Leverhulme Trust   MedHist

 

JOURNALS
Bulletin Bulletin of the History of Medicine
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Social Hist Social History of Medicine  
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Medical History on-line

LIBRARIES
Wellcome Library Wellcome Library NatLib USA National Library of Medicine (USA)

 

MEDICAL MUSEUMS
Army Medical Services Museum (Surrey)
Berkshire Medical Heritage Centre
George Marshall Medical Museum (Worcester)
London's Museums of Health and Medicine
Medical School Museum, University of Manchester
Medical Museion (Copenhagen)
Mutter Museum (USA)
National Museum of Health and Medicine (USA)
Tayside Medical History Museum (Dundee)
Thackray Museum (Leeds) 

 

SOCIETIES AND CENTRES
  Centre for the History of Nursing
American Association American Association for the History of Medicine
British Society British Society for the History of Medicine
SSHM Society for the Social History of Medicine 
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OTHER
Max PLanck Virtual Laboratory (Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science)
Biomed Biomedicine on Display (blogsite)