Robert Barnes: Notebook, Chloroform and Anaesthesia

Scope and Content

Research notebook compiled by Robert Barnes pertaining to anaesthesia in surgery and childbirth and containing a pamphlet and notes on the works and cases of other medical men (1860-1864). Topics include chloroform, aether, opium, and statistics on their use. More than half the pages in the notebook are blank

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. mailto: archives@rcog.org.uk