Cataloguing the archives of Dame Cicely Saunders (1918-2005)

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Dear friends

Please help to share a new e-resource link, Dr Dame Saunders’ online archives, to be added to APHN’s resource page under “Publications”!

To mark what would have been Dame Cicely Saunders’ 98th birthday, archivist Chris Olver writes for ehospice about a recent project he led to catalogue Dame Saunders’ archives, which are housed at King’s College London.

The project began in January 2015 with a survey of the three accessions of Saunders’ papers deposited at King’s between 2006 and 2009. The main task was refining the existing box lists and working out an arrangement for the overall collection.

The catalogue can be viewed on the King’s College London website. It contains correspondence, notes, reports, research data, diaries, photographs and artefacts relating to the life and work of Dame Cicely Saunders from 1918-2005. It includes case notes, correspondence, research data, interview transcripts, history of the hospice movement, notes and drafts for lectures, talks, as well as recordings of talks and interviews by Saunders…read more

This article originally appeared in ehospice