Printed certificates relating to training in obstetrics and midwifery, including a certificate signed by William Smellie for attendance at midwifery lectures and two certificates issued by the Obstetrical Society of London to midwives (1888 and 1892); together with a letter from students at the University of Edinburgh engaged on Sir James Young Simpson's midwifery lectures.
Midwifery certificates, 1757-1892
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- ReferenceGB 1538 S52
- Dates of Creation1757 - 1892
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description4 items
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Obstetrical Society of London was among the first to issue diplomas in midwifery.
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Catalogued by Penny Hutchins, January 2014
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