Christmas appeal for the hospital in the form of a fictional dialogue between the 'new' nursing home and the hospital. Includes illustrations by H Fitch & Co, Ltd, London and one drawing of the nurses' home by the architects, H F Murrell and R M Piggott. Includes donation slip.
Christmas appeal for the hospital. Appeal takes the form of a fictional narrative about an encounter of a Hospital board member and an American millionaire on a train. Includes illustrations and a donation form.
Address book of Mrs Whitecross, former Head of the Authorised Visitor's committee for the Hospital. The book contains a list of patients in the hospital, visitors and other hospital personnel contacts. These entries include details of which ward the patients resided and any changes to their status, it also lists which patients each visitor saw, and include loose attachments including a memorandum inviting Miss Whitecross to speak about the work of the committtee to the combined medical staff meeting, 1984.
Various papers relating to administration of the hospital, which have been broadly categorised into the following sections: papers relating to governance and establishment of the charity, including constitution, minutes of various executive boards, papers relating to the Royal charter, papers relating to special committees and correspondence to the Board, including letters from Florence Nightingale; records of hospital admissions and patient voting system, including patient case book and list of subscribers to the charity; estate and staff records; records relating to the Chaplaincy and religious services at the hospital and visitor books.
Case books give a description of candidates who applied for home or extra relief from the charity. The manuscript register records the candidates' name, date of birth, residence, disease or affliction and its duration; details of their application and whether they were succeeded. For the candidates' who were admitted into the home the register provides details of when they entered the home and the duration of their time at the home. For those who were admitted as an 'extra' patient or 'pensioner' the register reports when they began receiving financial support and when that support ended. Also, includes a register of patients, 1986-2003.
Photograph of Putney Heath featuring the Royal Hospital, including grounds. On the back of the photograph is written 'British Crown Copyright Reserved. Sortie No. FSL 6641/6 Negative No. 0134. Restricted.'.
Manuscript report of the 45th annual general meeting of the Hospital held at the Cannon Street Hotel, London on Friday 25 November 1898. The chair was Herbert John Allcroft. The transcript includes a lengthy discussion of the inclusion of female members on the Hospital's Board of Management which was eventually dismissed.
Manuscript report of the 45th annual general meeting of the Hospital held at the Cannon Street Hotel, London on Friday 24 November 1899. The chair was Herbert John Allcroft. The transcript includes a lengthy discussion of the inclusion of female members on the Hospital's Board of Management, which was previously raised the previous year and was also eventually dismissed.
Annual reports for the charity, 1905-present, which typically include a financial statement, a list of board of management members and senior staff, donation details and photographs and illustrations of the hospital. The reports were published as a single pamphlet or booklet, some of the early reports have been bound together into hardboard volumes. Reports dating from 1858-1901 were not published separately and may be found within the subscription books (archive ref: RHN/FU/2/2). The reports may also be found within the reports of the general meeting volumes (archive ref: RHN/AD/1/1).
Various artefacts relating to the history of the hospital and the West Lodge estate, Putney Heath. These can be broadly categorized as the following: house features and signs, including sample of 18th century clay flooring, marble colonnades and early twentieth century light switch; household utensils, such as engraved spoons; medical equipment, assistive technology and early wheelchair; branded lapel badges showing the change of names of the hospital and finally decorative gifts recieved by the hospital, including ornate cups and medals.