Papers relating to Legal Inquiries

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to the role of Professor Phillips as a medical specialist in legal inquiries, including the Ministry of Health's Departmental Committee on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (1928-1932), and inquiries into claims brought against maternity homes and hospitals in Lincolnshire and Manchester following maternal deaths and cases of puerperal fever.


This material was originally received into the Archive in envelopes, as collated by Professor Phillips. The original order within envelopes has been retained and a system of arrangement imposed on the files to facilitate access.

Access Information

Open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. mailto:

Other Finding Aids

File level descriptions are available from the College Archivist. mailto:

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Some items are fragile and require careful handling.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is vested in the estate of Professor Miles Phillips via the College Archivist.

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Custodial History

This is a composite series, retaining where possible original order and groupings of papers.

Corporate Names