Medicine and health in Leeds, 1760-1999


  • University of Leeds

Project summary

This project follows a scoping survey of medical humanities collections in the library of Leeds University and will support the cataloguing, preservation and digitisation of the following collections:

  • General Cemetery Company 1834-1954 - includes 24 volumes of burial records, which include names, profession, causes of death, address, places of birth and death, and other important information
  • Leeds General Infirmary – includes academic and administrative records, and personal papers of people who played key roles in the medical school’s development
  • Leeds School of Medicine
  • personal papers of Dame Kathleen Raven, Leslie Pyrah and Frank Parsons.