Publications on archives

not including large numbers of handlists, leaflets, etc, produced in the course of my professional duties

Copies of some articles, marked *, are available

Archival resources for Afghan history in Afghanistan and Pakistan' Afghan Studies, II, 1979 [based on a visit sponsored by the Society for Afghan Studies in 1978]

A Brief Guide to Sources for the Study of Afghanistan in the India Office Records India Office Library and Records, London, 1981

'The Stopes Collection in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine' Bulletin of the Society for the Social History of Medicine Vol 32 June 1983

[with Neil Morgan] 'Illustrations from the Wellcome Institute Library: The Archive of the Lister Institute for Preventive Medicine' Medical History Vol 30, 1986 [Free downloadable version available via PubMed Central]

'Illustrations from the Wellcome Institute Library: The Eugenics Society Archives in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre' Medical History, Vol. 34 no. 3, July 1990. [Free downloadable version available via PubMed Central]

'Archival research for beginners' History of Nursing Society Journal, 5/1, 1994/95

'Sex in Britain: archival resources' Forum on Sexuality Newsletter, No. 8, Nov 1994

'Finding women in the archives' Women's History Notebooks 2/1, Winter 1995

'Sex in the archives' Archives: the Journal of the British Records Association Vol. XXII, no. 93, 1995

[with Shirley Dixon and Julia Sheppard] A Guide to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre, (Wellcome Institute, 1995: also previous editions)

*'The Archives of Birth Control in Britain' Journal of the Society of Archivists Vol. 16, 1995 [copies available on request]

'Illustrations from the Wellcome Institute Library: archives of and relating to the Strangeways Research Laboratory' Medical History, 40, 1996 [Free downloadable version available via PubMed Central]

'Nurses in the archives: archival sources for nursing history' in A. M. Rafferty, J. Robinson and R. Elkan (eds.) Nursing History and the Politics of Welfare, Routledge, London, 1996

'Eighty Years of the Medical Women's Federation: the MWF archive in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine' Medical Woman: Bulletin of the Medical Women's Federation, Vol 16 no 2, Summer 1997 (online version incomplete)

*'Illustrations from the Wellcome Library: A "remarkable collection": the papers of Frederick Parkes Weber FRCP (1863-1962)', Medical History, 45, 2001 [copies available on request] [Free downloadable version available from PubMed Central]

*'Archives of the Pioneer Health Centre, Peckham, in the Wellcome Library' in Social History of Medicine, 14, 2001 [copies available on request]

'Introduction', History in Focus (online journal of the Institute of Historical Research 'Medical History Issue', July 2002

The archives of the Eugenics Society', Galton Institute Newsletter, Sept 2002 [available online here]

with Adrian Steel, 'Sir Henry Wellcome's archival legacy and the contemporary historian', Contemporary British History, 17/3, Summer 2003*

'The evolution and current position of the Wellcome/National Archives Hospital Records Database', paper presented to the AGM of the Health Archives and Records Group, June 2007, downloadable pdf file available here.

'Finding Female Healthcare Workers in the Archives', Women's History Magazine, no 65, Spring 2011

'Sexology without Frontiers? Sexual Science in the UK in the 20th Century - Records in the Wellcome Library and Beyond', Sexuologie - Zeitschrift für Sexualmedizin, Sexualtherapie und Sexualwissenschaft, Band 20 / 2013

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