Provenance
BRH - Bethlem Royal Hospital


Date Range1247 -
Related Provenance
ControlledState Criminal Lunatic Asylum (1816 - )
ControllingBridewell and Bethlem Hospitals (1574 - 1948) [1574 - 1948]
Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital (Joint Hospital) (1948 - 1982) [1948 - 1982]
The Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital Special Health Authority (1982 - 1994) [1982 - 1994]
The Bethlem and Maudsley NHS Trust (1994 - 1999) [1994 - 1999]
South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (1999 - 2006) [1999]
SeriesADA  General admission and discharge registers 1918 - 1991
AIB  Patient admission indexes 1910 - c. 1993
APB  Manual of procedures to document movement of patients c. 1940 - c. 1950
ARA  General admission registers 1683 - 1973
ARB  Incurable patient admission registers 1723 - 1919
ARC  Voluntary boarder admission registers 1890 - 1930
ARG  Papers on the maintenance of the hospital's administrative records 1938 - 1986
BAP  Patient admission papers 1732 - c. 1960
BAR  Annual reports 1825 - 1948
BCK  Patient casualty registers 1927 - 1947
BCL  Clothing ledgers 1771 - 1793
BCR  Register of surgeons' and other consultants' visits 1836 - 1963
BCV  Survey books and reports concerning hospital land 1764 - 1948
BDA  Registers of bodies removed from mortuary 1931 - 1962
BEC  Estates correspondence 1836 - 1953?
BEN  Entertainment programmes 1879 - 1939
BIF  Furniture inventories 1785 - 1802
BKB  Key books 1871 - 1920
BLR  Tenancy and lease registers c. 1660 - c. 1968
BMA  Steward's accounts for maintenance of patients 1662 - 1771
BMO  Building records of hospital at Monks Orchard c. 1923 - c. 1962
BPP  Admission papers of those not admitted as patients 1815 - 1848
BRB  Rental books 1705 - 1844
BRM  Building records of hospital at Moorfields 1800
BRR  Rent rolls 1632 - 1944
BSA  Steward's accounts and cash books 1712 - 1946
BSB  Steward's report books 1919 - 1931
BTC  Tithe apportionment for Wainfleet St Mary 1841
BTR  Treatment registers 1922 - 1962
BWR  Physician superintendent's weekly reports 1871 - 1948
CB  Patient casebooks 1778 - 1947
CLB  Letter books and files containing clerk's correspondence concerning Bethlem Royal and Bridewell Hospitals c. 1799 - 1929
CNR  Contracts books 1797 - 1827
CRB  Visiting clergy books 1931 - 1982
DDR  Patient discharge, transfer and/or death registers and lists 1782 - 1991
ECA  Material concerning hospital anniversary events 1946 - c. 1997
ECB  Commemorative and other brochures produced by the hospital 1913 - c. 1962
ELB  Physician superintendent's correspondence 1911 - 1951
EO  Collection of prints and drawings 1676? - 1920?
ESC  Minutes of the Estates Sub-Committee 1818 - 1951
ESP  Estate sales particulars 1815 - 1948
FLA  Bethlem House Governor's correspondence with hospital's solicitors concerning Bethlem endowment estates 1919 - 1986
FLB  Letterbooks containing incoming and copy outgoing general correspondence concerning Bethlem estates c. 1919 - c. 1945
GEZ  Microfilmed minutes of the General Committee 1738 - 1952
GRD  General, rent and expenditure ledgers 1775 - 1943
HBH  Hospital histories 1783 - 1986
HCM  Minutes of the Hospital Committee and predecessors 1709 - 1976
HCQ  Minutes and papers of sub-committees and working parties of the Hospital Committee and its predecessor 1911 - 1975
HLB  Correspondence and related filing concerning hospital estate at Monks Orchard c. 1927 - c. 1971
HPA  Photographs of patients taken for the hospital by Henry Hering of Regent Street, London c. 1857 - c. 1859
HPB  Glass negatives of photographs of patients taken for the hospital by Henry Hering of Regent Street, London c. 1857 - c. 1859
HPC  Collections of photographs, postcards and related material c. 1861 - 1992
HPD  Lithographs of patients observed by Dr Alexander Morison (some of them resident at Bethlem) made for successive editions of his 'Physiognomy of Mental Diseases' c. 1835 - c. 1840
HPE  Glass negatives of images intended for inclusion in Rev Geoffrey O'Donoghue's 'The Story of Bethlehem Hospital' (1914) 1900 - 1913
IAP  Incurable admission papers 1746 - 1852
ILB  Incoming and copy outgoing correspondence with Board of Control and predecessor 1887 - 1948
ILC  Incurable patient account ledger 1745 - 1760
JBS  Sermons and religious instructions relating to the hospital c. 1673 - 1851
JBT  Printed orders of service of memorial services for deceased staff 1941 - 1999
JLB  Correspondence of Physician Superintendent and others concerning the hospital chapel 1922 - 1939
JSP  Photographs of medical staff of, and other persons connected with, Bethlem, the Maudsley, or the Joint Hospital 1872 - 1967
LCP  Ledger of current prices 1905 - 1909
LCR  Reports on the hospital from the Commissioners in Lunacy, and the responses of the hospital 1852 - 1855
LEB  Bills and acts of Parliament concerning the hospital, and related material 1781 - 1997
LEG  Papers concerning patient complaints and legal actions c. 1770 - c. 1995
LGB  Legacy books and related records 1738 - 1955
LLB  Lincolnshire estates account and ledger books 1846 - 1921
LMC  Manor court books for the Hospital's Lincolnshire estates 1763 - 1882
LSB  Lantern slide catalogues 1905 - 1937
LSC  Lantern slide collection c. 1900 - c. 1938
MRF  Correspondence and papers concerning the Miller Relief Fund 1916 - 1922
MUZ  Microfilmed muniment book 1553 - 1732
NEW  Newspapers and journals, or extracts therefrom, collected by the hospitals 1721 - 1995
OPA  Outpatient brochures c. 1919 - c. 1927
OPC  Correspondence concerning the hospital's outpatient department c. 1920 - c. 1927
OPR  Outpatient register c. 1919 - 1925
OPT  Register of outpatient massage and electrical treatment 1919 - 1927
ORL  Orchard Leaves, hospital magazine 1934 - 1937
PBB  Patients' books 1864 - 1948
PLC  Patient account ledgers and correspondence 1904 - 1978
PNL  Patients Newsletters 1954
PPJ  Papers of patients 1809 - 1999
SB  Salary books 1777 - 1988
SCM  Minutes of Sports and Social Club and predecessor 1932 - 1973
SCO  Sports Club's cricket section's scorebook 1933 - c. 1948
SCP  Papers concerning conduct of staff 1850? - 1934
SEB  Staff employment registers and related records c. 1833 - 1975
SEP  Staff emergency procedures 1939 - 1975?
SGF  Building records of hospital at St George's Fields 1792 - 1939
SHR  Minutes and papers of Joint Consultative Committee (Staff Side) and predecessor 1946 - 1955
SPB  Private papers of members of staff 1798 - 1982
SRO  Standing rules and orders 1778 - 1935
STO  Resident physician's orders 1891 - 1901
TAT  Thematic apperception testing 1940? - 1960?
TBA  Minutes of Planning Committee 1957 - 1965
TRA  Treasurer's and Receiver's accounts 1708 - 1949
TRC  Treasurer's and Receiver's cash books 1776 - 1940
UTD  Under the Dome, hospital magazine 1892 - 1930
VAB  Visitors' names and addresses books 1850 - 1924
VBB  Visitors' books 1815 - 1866
VCB  Visitors' comments books 1856 - 1930
VFB  Visitors' fees books 1753 - 1811
VGR  Visiting Governors' report books 1867 - 1948
VLC  Visitors' books 1854 - 1948
VPW  Visitors' and patients' books for Witley convalescent establishment 1878 - 1929
WSD  Film of Wounded Soldiers' Day 1916
WUC  Lantern slides, photographs and negatives held by Witley Unit c. 1888 - c. 1948
XAP  Specifications, maps, plans and sketches of buildings, estates and land in Wainfleet St Mary, and other land belonging to Bethlem in Lincolnshire 1764 - 1914
XBP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem at Charing Cross 1780? - 1829?
XCP  Plans of land belonging to Bethlem at Whitechapel 1927
XDP  Plans of land belonging to Bethlem at Mile End 1843 - 1937
XEP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Piccadilly 1851? - 1947
XFP  Plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Lime Street, London 1699 - 1936
XGP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Bishopsgate, London 1800? - 1866?
XHP  Maps of land belonging to Bethlem in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, and plans and sketches of buildings on these estates 1817 - 1936
XIP  Maps of land belonging to Bethlem in East Kent, plans and specifications of buildings on these estates, and related material 1617 - 1982
XJP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Lower Clapton, Median and Glenarm Roads, London 1893 - 1926
XKP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Crouch Hill, London 1882 - 1934?
XLP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in Shepherds Bush, London 1844 - 1936
XMP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in West Kent 1727 - 1950
XNP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in the environs of the City of London, excluding Bishopsgate and Lime Street 1889 - 1947
XOP  Maps and plans of land belonging to Bethlem in George Street, Richmond, Surrey 1933
YAP  Maps and plans of land and buildings on the hospital site at Moorfields 1808 - 1897
YBP  Maps and plans of land and buildings on the hospital site at St George's Fields, Southwark 1755 - 1938
YCP  Maps and plans of land and buildings on the hospital site at Monks Orchard, Beckenham 1836 - 1985
ZAP  Ordnance Survey maps of land occupied, owned or otherwise relating to Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals 1901 - 1982

Published by the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, 14 May 2014
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