Printed Reports and Other Material Relating to Health

Scope and Content

Burdett’s ‘Hospitals and Charities: Being the Year Book of Philanthropy and the Hospital Annual,’ 1903; Board of Control, ‘List of State Institutions, Certified Institutions, Certified Houses and Approved Homes for Mental Defectives in England and Wales,’ 1937; “The 70’s Scene’. Mental Handicap, an illustrated record of a seminar: A Better Environment for the Mentally Handicapped in the Leeds Region,’ 1974; annual reports of York Community Health Council, 1975-1988, 1998-2000; printed minutes and reports of North Yorkshire Health Authority, 1993-2000; annual reports and other printed material from North Yorkshire College of Health, 1992-1995; ‘The Registrar General’s Statistical Review of England and Wales,’ 1967-1972; Ministry of Health and General Register Office: Report on Hospital In-patient Enquiry, 1966–1967; Department of Health and Social Security (DHSS), ‘Facilities and services of mental illness and mental handicap hospitals in England,’ 1974-1982; DHSS, In-Patient Statistics from the Mental Health Enquiry for England, 1974-1979, 1981; DHSS: Health and Personal Social Services Statistics for England (with summary tables for Great Britain), 1974, 1976-1978; medical coding schedules, sent out by the Commissioners in Lunacy/Board of Control to mental asylums and hospitals, 1914-1934.

Access Information

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 19.08.15.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.


Further accruals are expected.

Related Material

For related material held by the Borthwick Institute, see the archive of York Community Health Council and the archives of individual hospitals in York.

Additional Information


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