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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleScrapbook [relating to the Scottish Women's Hospital]
Ref No10/22
Box Fetch No10/22 (1 of 1)
LevelCollection
Date1917-1919
Extent1 A box (1 volume)
Admin Biographical HistorySee the corporate histories for:
* Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service; 1914-1919
* National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies; c.1896-1919
See the biography for:
* Inglis; Elsie Maud (1864-1917); physician and surgeon
Custodial HistoryProvenance unknown.
DescriptionThis scrapbook consists of press cuttings from the local, national and specialist press relating to the work of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals in the First World War and their personnel, including obituaries for Dr Elsie Inglis.
Related MaterialThe Women's Library also holds the Papers of Elsie Bowerman (7ELB); the Papers of Vera (Jack) Holme (7VJH); a Scrapbook [relating to the Scottish Women's Hospital] (10/22). The Women's Library Museum Collection holds postcards and photographs related to the Scottish Women's Hospital and of several of the women who served. Similarly the Printed Collections holds additional material such as 'The Scottish Women's Hospital at the French Abbey of Royaumont' by Antonio de Navarro (1917); 'The Little grey partridge : First World War diary of Ishobel Ross who served with the Scottish Women's Hospital Unit in Serbia' introduced by Jess Dixon (1988) as well as biographies of individuals such as 'Dr Elsie Inglis' by Lady Frances Balfour (1918)

The Mitchell Library, Glasgow holds letters and reports of Elsie Inglis as well as correspondence, financial records, subscriptions, personnel files and various committee minutes created by the Scottish Headquarters, as well as reports from overseas units. Additional SWH members' materials are held in various archives: memoirs of Katherine North née Hodges are in the Leeds Russian Archive; the journals of Mary Lee Milne are held by the National Library of Scotland; papers of Lilas Grant and Ethel Moir are in the Edinburgh Central Library; the Lothian Health archives hold the letters of Yvonne Fitzroy; a Photograph album relating to the Scottish Women's Hospital in Salonika, 1907-1918 (ref RCPSG 74) is held at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Schleisinger Library, Harvard University holds the papers of Ruth Holden. The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland also holds papers of the Scottish Women's Hospitals in Serbia papers D1982

The Women's Library holds other scrapbooks relating to the First World War:
10/06 Women's work during the First World War]
10/13 Scrapbook pages [of Edith How Martyn]: 'Women's war work'
10/15 Scrapbook [of Lucy Adela Jenner]
10/16 Scrapbook [Women during the First World War]
10/17 Scrapbook: [Suffrage and Women's War Work]
10/23 Scrapbooks of Dame Adelaide Anderson '…collected during the early years of the Great War, 1914-1918.'
10/26 Scrapbook relating to women's work in the First World War
10/49 Scrapbooks of press cuttings relating to the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS)
10/51 Scrapbook relating to women's work in the First World War (four albums)
Related Record2SWH
7VJH
7ELB
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThis collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library @ LSE in advance of their first visit.
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