Revealing recipes – deciphering the text

What does a 17th century recipe book contain? Archives Manager Pamela Forde explains how we joined the transcribathon event earlier this year that saw Lady Sedley's recipe book from our archives deciphered and transcribed by online volunteers. The transcribed text is now available to read.


Pamela Forde

Using the RCP Museum's picture library

Our picture library service remains open, with thousands of unique images representing the history of medicine in art, literature and artefacts, available for commercial publications and digital downloads.

Elizabeth Douglas

Dr Dossibai Patell

Dr Dossibai Patell (1881–1960) was the first woman licentiate of the RCP, admitted in April 1910.

Lowri Jones

Disrupted educations

Oral history officer Sarah Lowry explores the experience of disrupted educations within interviews from the RCP archives and the Medical Sciences Video Archive at Oxford Brookes University.

Sarah Lowry