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  • How to Make a Knitted Uterus for Teaching


    An item for knitting enthusiasts has recently been acquired by the Library as part of the papers of The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health (ACPWH). The matter-of-factly titled How to Make a ‘Knitted Uterus’ for Teaching is a… Continue reading

  • Women and the Great War


    This year has seen a huge amount of activity relating to the centenary of World War I. As March is Women’s History Month it seems appropriate to think about the sources we hold relating to the massive contribution to the… Continue reading

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    James Cyriax, Father of Orthopaedic Medicine


    James Henry Cyriax was a controversial figure often seen as an outsider in terms of the British medical establishment. His personal papers were acquired by the Archives and Manuscripts department of the Wellcome Library in 2009, and have recently been… Continue reading