Tag Archives: Archives

Class of 1922

As we welcome new students to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, it seems appropriate that we reflect on the students who attended 100 years ago, the class of 1922. The 70th session ran from September to December. 52 … Continue reading

Trying to establish the archive at LSHTM

Our series of blogs to celebrate 20 years of the LSHTM Archives Service has been postponed over the Summer but we are pleased to announce that the series will continue over the Autumn. We are grateful to our colleague Professor … Continue reading

20th anniversary reflections on dissemination: building tours and Open House

As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we are reflecting on how the service has developed in a number of ways, this blog focuses on dissemination and how our approach has changed since the service was established in 2002. I … Continue reading

Happy 20th Birthday LSHTM Archives Service

I can’t believe that it has been 20 years since I started working at the School! To commemorate this anniversary, this seems a perfect time to reflect on my time at the School, my work as an Archivist and the … Continue reading

John Lane collection

By Alia Carter, UCL Placement Student As part of my MA Archives and Records Management course at UCL I have been fortunate enough to spend two weeks at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. I was particularly interested … Continue reading

The Pamphlet Collection: Superman takes on his biggest foe.

Superman says “Never say yes to a cigarette” Once again we are delving into the pamphlet collection, this time to bring you a glimpse of an early 80s public health campaign, staring Superman.  This can be found in the upstairs … Continue reading

Class of 1921

As we welcome new students to the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, it seems appropriate that we reflect on the students who attended 100 years ago, the class of 1921. Unfortunately, we do not have a photo of … Continue reading

Henry Vandyke Carter (1831-1897): LSHTM Rare Books blog series No. 1

HENRY VANDYKE CARTER (1831-1897) : author of On Leprosy and Elephantiasis,  and the artist for Gray’s Anatomy.  Gray’s Anatomy is a classic medical textbook, used by doctors, anatomists and medical artists.  Yet, despite Henry Gray’s (1826/27-1861) scholarly text running to … Continue reading

Joseph Sonnabend collection

We were very sad to hear about the death of Dr Joseph Sonnabend on 24 January 2021 at the age of 88. In 2014, Joseph Sonnabend deposited a large collection of his archives with the LSHTM Archives Service. Sonnabend was … Continue reading

100th anniversary of opening of Endsleigh Gardens building

Today, 11th November 2020, marks the 100th anniversary of the official opening of the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Endsleigh Gardens by HRH The Duke of York. At the end of 1918, Sir Havelock … Continue reading