Letters received by the Fundraising Department from the public which refer to a historic connection or past memory of the institution, these include a former nurse wartime experience training at the hospital during the Blitz.
Electronic and typescript correspondence, notes, photographic prints and negatives, mounted 35 mm slides and captions. File chiefly relates to the publication of the book, Victorian Incurables: a history of the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability by professor Gordon Cook. The correspondence relate to finding a publishing house for the book and editorial changes to the book.
Correspondence, memorandum, reports, grant applications and promotional material relating to the Hospital's fundraising department, these include: a memorandum from 22 December 1993 regarding the need for improving hospital fundraising; applications for the role of fundraising manager, with attached curriculum vitae; grant application for the National Lotteries Charity Board, 1996; details of the fundraising campaign for the cloistered garden for the Hospital, and planning for the official opening, and letters relating to individual gifts received by the hospital.
Reports and printed slides of a presentation, including presentation slides, 'Building a better future for disabled people in partnership with local business', no date; report, '1999/2000 Fundraising Development Strategy Review' and report, 'Online fundraising growth and integration report', 2012 and a social media audit carried out for the Hospital by Aristos, a consultancy firm, in November 2012.
Colour photographs and negatives of building work of new rehabilitation wing and transitional living unit on the hospital site, c.1983-1990. File includes early images of hydrotherapy pool and gymnasium.
Correspondence, memoranda, board minutes and reports relating to the change of the hospital's name from Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables to an alternative name which no longer including the term 'incurables', which had become "increasingly problematic". File includes correspondence between the Hospital and representatives of the Privy Purse, the Charles, Prince of Wales and members of the public regarding changing the name; an annotated list of alternative names drawn up; report on the case for changing the charity's name; notes from a meeting with J Walter Thompson, the marketing and communications firm, regarding name change, 1987. File also includes a letter from HRH Prince Charles congratulating the Development Trust for the Young Disabled new appeal for a 45 bed unit in November 1986.
Brochures and leaflets relating to services provided by the hospital, including information pack about the RHHP with specific leaflets relating to specialist care and treatment provided for certain groups of patient e.g. chronic and progressive neurological disorders and a brochure for the 'Transitional Living Unit', c. 1992.