Papers of Harold Francis FRCOG

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Harold Francis with the RCOG Librarian in response to receiving copies of the autobiography of William Blair-Bell by Sir John Peel, together with his volumes on the 'Lives of the Fellows of the RCOG 1929-1969' including his comments on 'inaccuracies' found in both volumes relating to the life and career of Professor Blair-Bell, together with anecdotal tales about Blair-Bell obtained from contemporaries.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sent to the College Library by Harold Francis in 1994 and later passed to the College Archives.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is vested in the estate of Harold Francis.

Reproductions are available at the discretion of the College Archivist.

Related Material

Related material held at the RCOG may be found at the following references:

RCOG/A1 Foundation records of the British College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 1926-1935

S1 Personal and professional papers of William Blair-Bell

S10 Personal and professional papers of William Blair-Bell (the 'Datnow Papers')

S14 Personal Papers of William Blair-Bell ('the Shoop collection')

S33 William Blair-Bell's 'The History of the Origin and Rise of the British College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists'