Robert Barnes: Notebook, Puerperal Insanity

Scope and Content

Research notebook compiled by Robert Barnes pertaining to puerperal insanity and containing journal articles and notes on the work and cases of other medical men (1840-1890). Topics include causes, prognosis, and treatment for puerperal insanity as well as other gynaecological disorders and their relations to mental health. Half of the notebook is blank.

Conditions Governing Access

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