Tag Archives: Sir Andrew Balfour

LSHTM and The Great War

This Saturday is Armistice Day, a day where we remember those who fought and died in the First World War. Many of the staff and students of the School joined the war effort and to commemorate their efforts, the Library … Continue reading

90th Anniversary: Laying of the Foundation Stone

Today, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, marks the 90th year of the laying of the school’s Foundation Stone by future Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. It would be another three years until the school was officially opened by the … Continue reading

75 Years Ago Today: LSHTM & the Blitz

75 years ago today, on Saturday, 10th  May, 1941, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was bombed. Fortunately, as the bomb struck at 10.45pm, only four people – G.S Parkinson, K. M. Shaw, W. Gurr and W. Farr … Continue reading

The First World War and LSHTM

Today is Armistice Day, a day where we remember those who fought and died in the First World War. Many of the staff and students of the School joined the war effort and to commemorate their efforts, the Library & … Continue reading

Devotion to the cause: addresses by the Director (1924)

  The Library serial collection holds some fascinating publications of the School including journals, bulletins, collected papers, reports and memoir series (dating from between 1899-1988).  These historical publications are soon to join the Library’s other serials (published pre-2010) that are … Continue reading