Oral history interviews on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the hospital. The interviews were conducted as part of the National Lottery Heritage Project, Preserving and sharing the historic archives of the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability that ran at the hospital from December 2019 to November 2021. The interviews were conducted remotely due to Covid-19 social distancing regulations at the hospital and were conducted by Chris Olver, RHN Archivist, and staff members at the hospital.
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.
Draft book chapter on Andrew Reed written by Dr Ian J Shaw, relating to his founding of the hospital. The publication was part of a biography of Andrew Reed and in additional to the article, there is a letter from the author to the hospital regarding the publication and his thoughts on the recently published, Victorian Incurables book.
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.
Book entitled 'Faith is the Spur' by James McMillan and Norman Alvey, MCB University Press, 1993. The book provides a history of the life and work of Rev Andrew Reed (1787-1862) and the institutions that he founded. Gifted to Veronon Beauchamp (RHHI) by Mr McMillan in 1994.
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.