Papers of G. Owen

Scope and Content

Printed material, collected by G. Owen, perhaps during her time training as a midwife (circa. 1961), including two copies of a advice manual for mothers, entitled ‘Relaxation and Exercise for Natural Childbirth’, written by Helen Heardman and published in 1961, together with a printed leaflet on the regulations for district pupil midwives of the Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in London and another printed leaflet on the definitions of terms used to describe the mechanisms of pregnancy and childbirth.

Administrative / Biographical History

G. Owen (fl. 1950-1970) was a midwife who possibly trained at the Queen Charlotte's Hospital around 1961.

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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.