The Royal Sanitary Institute

Scope and Content

Printed booklet of the Royal Sanitary Institute 'Notes for Students. Training and Examination in School Hygiene, including Elementary Physiology' containing a book list and syllabus.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Sanitary Institute was established in 1876 following the Public Health Act of 1875. It became known as the Royal Sanitary Institute (1904–1955) and during its first fifty years it became the leading public health organisation in Great Britain. It was renowned for events and conferences on pioneering and topical issues, and developed qualifications for people working in public health professions.