Watch a brand-new video created for Open House London with assistant archivist Felix Lancashire as he explores the RCP's archives to uncover the story of how our most recent home came to be.
Assistant archivist, Felix Lancashire, explores the archives of a charismatic and controversial RCP fellow.
Muriel Buxton-Thomas was an internationally recognised physician in nuclear medicine and an active contributor to academic and clinical research throughout her career.
Thomas Ariba Ogada, professor of medicine, Kenyan ambassador to the United Nations and the first black Kenyan elected as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.
Explore how this fascinating Sri Lankan manuscript was created and why it might have been of interest to early 19th century European doctors.
James Samuel Risien Russell, fellow of the RCP, renowned neurologist, acclaimed professor, and the first black British consultant.
As we reflect on the 104th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, sources from the archive reveal a controversial medical debate about shell shock: was it caused by physical injury, or was there a psychological cause?
A striking modern portrait of prominent physician Professor Evarist Njelesani provides an insight into the history and work of the East, Central and Southern African College of Physicians.
Join us to watch a new short video by our senior curator, Lowri Jones, exploring how the LFA theme of ‘Power’ relates to the extraordinary buildings that have housed the RCP over its 500 year history.
Medals may not look like the most interesting of objects at first glance, but further investigation of the RCP Museum’s collection shows that these tiny objects can hold some fascinating stories.