Subject Strength: Medicine

Clarke (Edwin) Medical Collection

Chiefly historical medical texts, along with some archival material which was formerly owned by the neurologist and medical historian, Edwin Clarke (1919-1996).

Donaldson (Sir Liam) Archive

Comprises published and unpublished material relating to the career and personal life of the 15th Chief Medical Officer for England and Chancellor of Newcastle University.

Gibb (Charles) Archive

Papers relating to the early career of Dr. Charles John Gibb (1824-1916), a local doctor who worked at the Newcastle Infirmary before setting up a private practice.

Hodgkin (Thomas) (Physician) Archive

The personal archive of physician Thomas Hodgkin (b. 1798 – d. 1866).

Hospital Archives of Newcastle Royal Infirmary (RVI)

Administrative items relating to the Newcastle Infirmary, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, the Newcastle Dispensary, as well as local medical societies.

Medical Collection

Over 2000 volumes and hundreds of pamphlets, covering the history of medicine and a broad range of medical subjects, rich in 17th, 18th and 19th-century works.

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Archive

The personal papers of Professor Pybus containing a large amount of correspondence on the subjects of book-collecting, atmospheric pollution and cancer.

Pybus (Professor Frederick) Collection

A collection rich in material relating to the history of medicine, chiefly some 2000 classics with particular reference to anatomy, surgery and medical illustration.

Williams (Ethel) Archive

Ethel Williams was Newcastle's first female doctor, a suffragist and a pacifist. Her collection includes correspondence, photographs and objects related to her medical practice and the suffrage movement.