Records of the Financial Department of the Royal College of Midwives

Scope and Content

This collection comprises account books, financial statements, as well as reports on financial plans and budgets, relating to the income and expenditure of the headquarters of the Royal College of Midwives (formally known as the Midwives Institute) (1894-1992), also including registers of the pension and legal defence schemes.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Finance Department of the Royal College of Midwives (formally known as the Midwives Institute) is responsible for managing the income and expenditure of the headquarters of the organisation in co-ordination with the Honorary Treasurer. It is also involved in producing financial reports for presentation at meetings of the RCM Council.

Arrangement

The original order of material is retained, although where this is not possible the arrangement of files has been based on the functions and activities of the organisation as well as chronology, subject and the needs of users.

Conditions Governing Access

Permission is required for external access to records less than twenty years old. Also restrictions apply if material includes personal information of living individuals. All other records are open to research by appointment, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. For further information about accessing the collection and visiting the reading room, please contact: archives@rcog.co.uk

Acquisition Information

There is no record of the source or date of acquisition before this material was deposited under the terms of a collection care agreement at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in May 2011.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Project Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

Other Finding Aids

Further details of the contents of this collection are available on request.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright belongs to the Royal College of Midwives. To reproduce this material, please apply via the College Archivist: archives@rcog.co.uk

Custodial History

This collection was previously held at the Royal College of Midwives.