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Scottish Women"s Hospitals Collection

Mitchell Library (Glasgow, Scotland)

Scottish Women"s Hospitals Collection

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by Mitchell Library (Glasgow, Scotland)

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    Scottish Women’s Hospitals. Please contact me on lakelady at if you have details of a relative you think may have worked at one of the fourteen field hospitals. I would love to hear from you. A – Z of Personnel – All biographies are from Alan Cumming’s Scottish Women’s Hospitals site unless otherwise stated.   The Scottish Women’s Hospitals depended on an extensive network of fundraising, much coming from the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) whose London units provided the x-ray van. Newnham and Girton colleges in Cambridge provided both money and volunteers as did women in the USA and around the world.

    Elsie Inglis was a remarkable woman doctor. She was a pioneer of medical education for women, a successful surgeon in Edinburgh and a leader of the Suffrage movement. But it was her work with the Scottish Women's Hospitals in the First World War which made her a national heroine.   The Scottish Women’s Hospitals were field hospitals set up, run and managed entirely by women. The concept was first offered to the British Army on the outbreak of the First World War, who declined the offer, instead the SWH served Britain’s allies in France, Serbia, Corsica, Malta, Russia, Romania and Greece.

    8 sept. - WW1 - Hôpital auxiliaire bénévole n° - Scottish Women's Hospitals. Cet hôpital était installé sur le domaine de Chanteloup, à Sainte-Savine, près de Troyes, de juin à octobre Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Sainte savine, Lettre de remerciement et Comme des betes pins. Book Review: The Hospitals of Skye Brislington House, now Long Fox Manor, Georgian Bristol’s exclusive private madhouse Bristol Lunatic Asylum, now the Glenside Campus of UWE.


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Scottish Women"s Hospitals Collection by Mitchell Library (Glasgow, Scotland) Download PDF EPUB FB2

10 Scottish Women’s Hospital Women Scottish Womens Hospitals Collection book 1, women worked in the Scottish Women’s Hospitals units across Europe during the First World War. Here we have highlighted ten different women who worked for the Scottish Women’s Hospitals to give an idea of their stories, the wide range of backgrounds that they came from and their roles within theFile Size: KB.

The Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service () was part of the suffrage response to the First World War. At the outbreak of the First World War, a large number of the existing suffrage societies put their administrative skills at the disposal Scottish Womens Hospitals Collection book the war effort.

RCOG and the Scottish Women's Hospitals, As a follow-up to the College’s recognition of the participation of its Fellows and Members during the First World War, we are focusing on four women in obstetrics and gynaecology who bravely volunteered their services with the Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the First World War.

Glasgow City Archives holds the financial records of the Scottish Women's Hospitals (SWH), which was active during World War One.

The SWH sent fourteen units - where the roles of surgeon, nurse, orderly, chauffeur and cook were held by women - to seven countries.

Scottish Women's Hospitals' work continued until the end of the war. Source: Archives Hub & The Mitchell Library GD 31/1 (RS N2) Scottish Women’s Hospital for Foreign Service.

Private collection of papers including 42 glass slides. Presented by Ms M Street in The Scottish Women’s Hospital at Royaumont, France – ABSTRACT Inunder the aegis of the French Red Cross, volunteer medical women from the Scottish Women’s Hospital Service for Foreign Service established a hospital at Royaumont Abbey.

The Scottish Women's Hospitals (SWHs) organisation was founded by Dr Elsie Maud Inglis () in at the occurrence of the First World War. With the outbreak of the war in AugustInglis offered her services to the RAMC at Edinburgh Castle and was famously told, 'My good lady go.

Of the near 1, personnel, only 20 were men. The Scottish Women’s Hospitals served the war effort from to and were not formally disbanded until Amateur historian Alan Cumming has been researching the story of Elsie and the Scottish Women’s Hospitals for four years.

Dr Elsie Maud Inglis (), Scottish doctor, suffragist and founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals was born in Naini Tal, India on the 16 August. Elsie was the second daughter of John Inglis, a chief commissioner in the Indian civil service who moved his family home to Edinburgh in The other collection was donated by Lady Eileen Crofton who wrote a book about the hospital in called ‘The Women of Royaumont: A Scottish Women's Hospital on the Western Front’.

Her collection includes the newsletters of the Royaumont Association which was formed to maintain the comradeship amongst the staff started during the war.

26 November marks the th Anniversary of the death of one of Scotland’s most famous doctors and founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, Elsie Inglis.

Dr Elsie Inglis Elsie Maud Inglis was born in India on 16 August where her father was employed in the Indian Civil Service. Why were the Scottish Women’s Hospitals set up.

Preparing to leave, October Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Reference: RCPSG 74/2 Bywomen were raising their standards of education and campaigning for the right to vote. At the outbreak of the Great War one of the founders of the Scottish Women's Suffrage Federation, Doctor Elsie Inglis, helped set up the Scottish Women's Hospitals for the Foreign Service Committee to help support the war effort.

This organisation, which was staffed almost entirely by women, set up fourteen field hospitals to treat the wounded. Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow holds the main archive of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals.

Further Reading. Eileen Crofton, The Women of Royaumont: a Scottish women’s hospital on the Western Front (Tuckwell Press, ) Monica Krippner, The Quality of Mercy: women at war, Serbia (David & Charles, ). Although the photographs don't show it, there was a good turn out of around 50 people.

Commemoration Event In London Posted on 12/03/ by Alan Cumming Third. The Glasgow and West of Scotland Society for Women's Suffrage was a non-militant suffrage society. Their work continued after that of the many militant societies who ceased campaigning in With close ties to the Scottish Council for Women's Trades, these women were of a.

Scottish Women’s Hospital Lapel Badge The Museum Accession Register revealed that along with the medals and lapel badge there was a collection of lantern slides, and a certificate awarded by the Serbian Government.

Serbia was where the Scottish Women’s Hospitals became most active, though they also had hospitals in France, Macedonia, Greece, Corsica, Romania and Russia.

The first Scottish Women’s Hospital was established in November of in Calais to support the Belgians.

SCOTTISH WOMEN'S HOSPITALS. INDEX OF NAMES ***** On the following pages are the names of women who served with the various units of the Scottish Women's Hospital during the Great War. These transcriptions are taken from original lists held at the Imperial War Museum and were originally published in early The information was supplied by.

The working title for a new £90million facility to replace Aberdeen Maternity Hospital has come under criticism. NHS Grampian yesterday agreed to progress with plans for the so-called women’s. uttermost by Dr Elsie Inglis, the founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, is known the world over.

From the Autumn of the work has never slackened. Hospitals in France, Serbia, Salonika, Corsica, Russia, and Roumania, followed in quick succession all officers by File Size: KB.

Women of True Grit – Scottish Women’s Hospitals WHN / January 5, It was during a visit to Belgrade, Serbia that I was first made aware of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals and the work they did during the First World War.

Returning home after her narrow escape, she served in the Great War as a Driver and Orderly with the Scottish Womens Hospitals in Romania, comprising: Scottish Women's Hospitals Medal,issued in bronze by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (Mess Ord.

Elsie E. Bowerman); edge privately engraved in contemporary style.