Records of the RCOG Archive, including correspondence relating to the establishment and development of the archive (1979-1988), discussion of record keeping policies and projects, the acquisition of material and use of the collections to write a College history, and participation of the College in online projects to promote archival holdings. The collection also includes copies of printed subject guides (1999).
Records relating to the RCOG Archive
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- ReferenceGB 1538 RCOG/A10
- Dates of Creation1979-2010
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The first College Archivist was appointed in 1985 at the instigation of the College Librarian and the Wellcome Institute to organise and list the archives of the College and deposits of private papers. The department is also responsible for records management and making recommendations on conservation needs; from 2008 it became involved in the electronic records management of the College. The College Archives originally came under the governance of the College Secretary's Office; in 2001 the Archives became part of a new Information Services department.
Conditions Governing Access
Permission is required from College Senior Management for external access to College records less than twenty years old.
Internal transfers from the RCOG Archives Office.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is held by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
All the records in this series have been produced by the Archives Office.