Fountain Group folder

Scope and Content

Material in this folder primarily originates from 1949-1960, the exception being the 'Architect's Descriptive Report' of the Fountain Hospital which stems from its construction in 1893. Material in this group includes physicians reports, management committee reports, letters, accommodation plans and statistics, and newspaper cuttings. The main theme regards concerns over the future of the Fountain Hospital and in particular overcrowding, plans for a new hospital and the quality of care received by patients sent to Queen Mary's.