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  • Digitising the asylum


    As regular readers will know, the Wellcome Library is engaged in an ambitious programme of mass digitisation, covering both our own holdings and associated material in other repositories. Codebreakers, the first fruits of this programme, made available large amounts of… Continue reading

  • Camberwell House Asylum


    One of the fastest-growing categories of Wellcome Library users in the past ten years has been family historians. Many people, of course, have medical practitioners among their ancestors: doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, opticians, vets… But the Library’s holdings for family historians… Continue reading