Robert Barnes: Notebook, Gestation

Scope and Content

Research notebook compiled by Robert Barnes pertaining various problems faced during gestation and consisting of letters, journal articles, drawings, and notes on the work and cases of other medical men (1833-1875). Topics include superfoetation, thyroid problems, aedema, anaemia, foetal positions, phthisis, pruritis, herpes, protracted gestation, and palpation of the abdomen as a clinical technique.

Conditions Governing Access

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