subfonds D5 - Items relating to York nurse and midwife

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Items relating to York nurse and midwife


  • 1930s-1950s (Creation)

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The items belonged to Mary C. Skelton.

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The archive was given to the Borthwick Institute by Mrs Skelton's family in 1994.

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Photographs of trainee nurses outside York County Hospital, 1930s; photograph of nurses outside York County Hospital, 1930s; photographs of York Maternity Hospital (later Acomb Hospital) garden party. 1950s; midwife's cap badge, mid-20th century.


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Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

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Further material relating to York Maternity Hospital and York County Hospital can be found in Acomb Hospital Archive and York County Hospital Archive at the Borthwick Institute.

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