Solomon Bender: Pregnancy in a dwarf, 1963-1965

Scope and Content

Material relating to Dr Solomon Bender's research on pregnancy and dwarfism, including recording of an interview, photographs, x-rays and reprints relating to one particular patient.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Solomon Bender became a Member of the RCOG in 1948 and was elevated to the Fellowship in 1959. In 1965 he wrote an article on pregnancy in dwarves for the British Medical Journal. The glass slides and photographs included in this research material were taken by Dr D A P Cooke.

Access Information

Clinical images relating to identifiable individuals are closed for 100 years from the last date on the file. Other material open to researchers by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. mailto:

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Archive as a gift to the College by Dr Solomon Bender in February 1988.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Penny Hutchins, Archivist in June 2013

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is vested in the estate of Dr Solomon Bender. Copyright in the slides and photographs belongs to Dr D A P Cooke, 40 Greenfield Road, Little Sutton, Wirral, Cheshire. Copyright in the x-rays belongs to SECOL, Thetford, Norfolk, and in the printed article to the publishers

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.