Lecture notes of Marjorie Eileen Johnson

Scope and Content

Ms notebook, containing lecture notes, written by Marjorie Eileen Johnson, during her time training to become a midwife (February 1937), covering the following topics: germs and infections, the organs of the pelvis, the foetal skull, pregnancy, labour, multiple pregnancy, breech or pelvic presentations, pregnancy complications, abnormal labour, child management, breastfeeding, artificial feeding, care for premature infants, venereal diseases and drugs, including an index at the back of the volume.

Administrative / Biographical History

Marjorie Eileen Johnson (fl. 1920-1940) began her training to become a midwife in February 1937.

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Acquisition Information

There is no record of the date or source of acquisition before the collection was deposited at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.


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Custodial History

This collection was originally deposited at the Royal College of Midwives. It is now held under the terms of a service level collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.