File: Department of Child Health (Paediatrics)

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the study of paediatrics at the University. There is material relating to the appointment of Wilfrid Gaisford as the first professor of child health in 1947. There is material relating to the development of the department, which was based at St. Mary's Hospital, Hathersage Road site. There is also a folder relating to a conference on child health which was held at the University in June 1944, following discussions about the desirability of developing an institute of child health at the University, and endowing the chair of child health

Former reference: 105

Related Material

See VCA/7/390 for the later history of the Department. See VCA/7/41 for the appointment of Professor Gaisford.