Records relating to the Blair-Bell Research Society, 1960-1971

Scope and Content

Correspondence of the RCOG President or Honorary Officers with the Blair-Bell Research Society, primarily concerning the administration of scientific meetings held by the Society in the College, including notes of meetings and symposium.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Blair-Bell Research Society was initially established as a research club to informally discuss obstetrical and gynaecological issues at meetings held approximately every three months. In 1961 the RCOG agreed that the society could use College premises as a regular venue for the club’s meetings. From 1962 the club is referred to in College correspondence as 'the Blair-Bell Research Society', and the College President has usually been the Society's president

Conditions Governing Access

Open to research

Related Material

Later correspondence of the RCOG with the Blair-Bell Research Society may be found among the President's papers, Reference RCOG/A4.