Just to offer a big thank you for the research you and Dr. Crompton have conducted into Eliza Lewis. She obviously led a very sad life, but at least I can now understand better what may have caused her mental ill health problems.
— Private Researcher, 2016

We aim to provide researchers with easy access to the collections. For a brief guide about how to research at the museums, click here,

Email the Curator at louise.price10@nhs.net for a copy of our book catalogue, arranged by discipline and shelf location.

The archive of patients to Powick Hospital is available here.

For an interesting download about Phrenology and the organs of the brain and their properties, click here. This will open in a new window.

To help you identify an object, click here to be taken to a page of useful links to medical catalogues available online. 

To find out about surgical instrument makers, please click here to open a useful pdf. This will open in a new window.

For a list of online medical instrument catalogues, please click here to open a pdf in a new window.

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