Papers of Vera Watson

Scope and Content

Copy of a ts letter sent to friends and colleagues by Vera Watson (15 February 1954), relating to her experiences of working on a project to improve maternal and child health in Taiwan for the World Health Organisation, including descriptions the organisation of maternity services and the training programme for midwife teachers, as well as the population, geography and culture of the area, as well as accompanied by photographs, postcards and ink sketches, with annotations, of the local landscape and people (circa. 1960-1970).

Administrative / Biographical History

Vera Watson (fl. 1940-1970) worked on a project to improve maternal and child health in Formosa, Taiwan for the World Health Organisation.

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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.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

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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.