Pamphlet, entitled 'The Midwives Institute: Past and Present'

Scope and Content

Printed pamphlet, entitled ‘The Midwives Institute: Past and Present’, written by an unknown author and published by the Women’s Printing Society in 1911, providing a short history of the Midwives Institute (later known as the Royal College of Midwives), with particular reference to founding members and the organisations involvement in the passing of the Midwives Act of 1902, also including lists of honorary officers, vice-presidents and members of the Council, as well as a photograph of the club room at the headquarters.

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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.


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.