NHS at 70: Celebrating the achievements of Queen Square
The exhibition which includes photographs, objects and documents from Queen Square Archives will run in Queen Square Library, 23 Queen Square from August – December 2018. This exhibition is dedicated to Annie Lindsay, UCLH Archivist (2004-2018).
This exhibition is now on display at: Library and Archive, Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole street, London until 1st November 2018. Please see the curator Ken Barrett’s website for further information.
The fabulous Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden featured a ceramic tiled path using images drawn from Queen Square Archives. Please see Embroidered Minds website for further information.
We are delighted to have received a transcription of Gowers’ shorthand diaries which has been diligently transcribed by Ann Scott. Two hard copies are available in the Library.
This includes two diaries kept while he was a medical apprentice and a great deal of detail about daily life in Coggeshall, Essex, in the 1860s. The most interesting of the entries were incorporated into the following book: William Richard Gowers 1845-1915, Exploring the Victorian Brain Ann Scott, Mervyn Eadie, and Andrew Lees. OUP, 2012.
Mentored by a Madman The William Burroughs Experiment: A conversation with A.J.Lees and Mike Zandi
Sir Victor Horsley (1857-1916): A Heart of Gold video tribute
Extensive collection of Gowers correspondence and children’s journals digitised
Patient 39 - PATIENT 39 is a short film adaptation of William Boyd’s short story ‘Ghost of a Bird’, starring Mark Bazeley and Alfie Stewart. Accompanying articles by Professor Andrew Lees
Here are a few ways of exploring interesting items from the archives:
Please also see our Items for Sale page