Author Archives: Victoria Cranna

Sir Ronald Ross and malaria in the First World War

To commemorate the anniversary of the end of the First World War, the Archives Service will be posting a number of war related blogs over the next few days. The LSHTM Archives Service holds the records of Sir Ronald Ross, … Continue reading

Bridging the Gap: technical traineeship in archives

Are you a college leaver looking to build a career in I.T? Maybe you already work in I.T. but are seeking a more challenging role where you can make a difference to society? A technical traineeship in digital archiving will … Continue reading

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Documenting a Crisis: AIDS campaign archives

LSHTM Archives at the AIDS Histories and Cultures Festival 2018 On Monday 2nd July, the Archives Service took part in the Beat the Bugs event at the Royal College of Nursing. This was one of the first events of the … Continue reading

Accreditation award for the Archives Service

Good news from the LSHTM Archives Service – we have been awarded accreditation. Accredited Archive Services ensure the long-term collection, preservation and accessibility of our archive heritage. Accreditation is the UK quality standard which recognises good performance in all areas … Continue reading

Assetbank – the School’s new digital asset management system

Assetbank is the School’s new digital asset management system which enables staff and students to access the rich resources of the School’s images and other digital assets. These range from: Historical images held in the archives Images of the building, events … Continue reading

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Archive Plans for 2017

The Archives team had a successful year in 2016, working on lots of exciting projects and welcoming our new team member, Alison as part time Archives Assistant. We are all looking forward to an exciting year in 2017 with more … Continue reading

World AIDS Day: AIDS Social History Programme

To mark World AIDS Day, we are profiling some of the School’s HIV and AIDS collections which are available for the research community to access. The AIDS Social History Programme collection was created as a documentary archive for the project … Continue reading

Caring for your hair in the tropics

To celebrate #hairyarchives, part of the Explore your Archives campaign, we thought it would be appropriate to quickly highlight one of our archival manuscripts on sanitary care in the tropics. Written by Dr James Balfour-Kirk to his godson who was … Continue reading

Sir Ronald Ross in 1916

To commemorate Armistice Day on 11 November, we decided to see what Sir Ronald Ross was up to during 1916 in terms of his war work. Up to 1916, he had undertaken a number of roles. In December 1914 Ross … Continue reading

Class of 1916

For all the new students this year, we thought it would be a great opportunity to meet the students from 100 years ago. In 1916, the School ran three sessions during the year; the 52nd session began in October 1916 … Continue reading