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the British Society for the History of Radiology

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40 2014


39 2014

Military Radiology Before & During the First World War 1896-1918, by Richard Mould  

British Doctors in Argentina: Sir James Mackenzie Davidson, by Dr. John D. C. Emery

Electro-Diagnosis in the First World War, by Francis Duck


38 2014

Celebrating 50 years of Angioplasty and its influence in modern day Interventional Radiology, By Kasim Hussain

Pioneer Greek Female Radiologists (1895-1950): Modern Daughters of Asclepius? ByChristos S. Baltas, Alexia P. Balanika, Hesketh Graeme, and Ioannis V. Fezoulidis.


37 2013

Recent and Older Books on Radiology.

The Radioactive Remains of Pierre and Marie Curie. By Joel O Lubenau and Jean-Luc Pasquier


36 2012

Chernobyl bibliography of books & reports 1986-2011.

Tired, Tenacious, Triumphant: Marie Curie Visits the United States in 1921 By  Joel O Lubenau

Marie Curie by Josef Hilpert.


35 2012

Editorial 3

Interesting web sites  4  

Recent Books  7  

Radiology Medals  10  

Vignette #26a Sequel to A Day In the Life in Vietnam: “Radiology in the War Zone”  12


34 2011

Dr Marion Frank FBIR OBE (11 December 1920 - 15 September 2011) 4

CT Scanner Suite at Newark Hospital 6

Deutsches Röntgen-Museum 7

The British Society for the History of Medicine 7

Books, Papers, Films and Exhibitions in the History of Radiology 8

Two from Otha Linton, MSJ 12

Philatelic Corner 13

Radiological Medals 15

Sir James Mackenzie Davidson: 1896 21

The Poynter Lecture 22

International Society for the History of Radiology 23

The Omniscope 26


33  2011

UKRC 2011, Manchester 5

Recent Books, Papers and Exhibitions in the History of Radiology 6

Faraday House Association closes after 105 years 9

Films with a radiological content. 10

Radiology Sweets #3: Harcos Labs Nuclear Energy Powder Fuel Rod Pack 12

Radiological Medals (A series): Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. 14

Who was Ernest Harnack? 14

A history of the Hereford Hospitals. 16

PUBLIC PERCEPTION of RADIOLOGY - 1896 24

Sir James Mackenzie Davidson. 28

24th Congress of the British Society of History of Medicine, 2011


32  2010

BSHR Annual Free Lecture: Joseph Padfield. 4

The 90th Birthday of the SCoR. 6

The DIEN van DIJK AWARD of the ISRRT 6

The Joint BIR AND SCoR RETIRED MEMBERS’ DAY 6

Films: recent and classic. 7

Recent Books and Articles. 9

Museums: The Air Defence Radar Museum 13

Interesting Web Sites 13

Who was Peter Kerley? By Adrian Thomas 14

Some Recollections of the Old X-Ray Department of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. By Paul Cave

Australian & New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine

Conference

24th Congress of the British Society of History of Medicine, 2011 20


31 2010

Interesting Recent Radiology History Books and Articles

The Pedoscope

Radiological Medals by Adrian Thomas

THE WORD — A DUALITY? By Ian Isherwood

History of Medical Radiation Safety by Amy Mitamura

THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY The 24th Congress of the British Society of History of Medicine, 2011


30 2009

Marie Curie 6

New books and papers 7

Working Radium Spinthariscope Microscope Slide 11

Physics-Related Stamps 12

A Great Rap on Radioactivity 13

WHB Lecture 1968 Nobel Laureates Meeting in Lindau 13

X-Ray Fish Sweet! 14

An interesting X-ray Tube 15

RADIOGRAPHS — 1896-1897: Notes by the late Derek Guttery. 16X-RAY TUBE MAKER - A.C.COSSOR, 1861-1922: Notes by the late Derek Guttery


29 2009

Recent Books 4

Interesting Web Sites 7

Atomic Toy Trains – From the Radium Era to the Nuclear Age 9

23rd CONGRESS OF THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE 25


28 2008

X-RAY THERAPY AND THE EARLY YEARS, 1902-1907 by Noel Timothy

Start of the “Radium Story” by Richard Mould

“The first Argentinean radiological journal” by Alfredo Buzzi and César Gotta

“Eve Curie-Labouisse 1904-2007” by Richard F. Mould

British Society for the History of Medicine, Congress September 2009 in Belfast

Interesting Web sites

“William Hunter and the Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting”

And finally: Betty Boop


27  2007

The British Society for the History of Medicine 4

Recent books and articles on the History of Radiology 4

Interesting Web sites 5

Mackenzie Davidson Radium Bill (1909) 5

James Bowman Lindsay by Adrian Thomas 6

The History of CT – A Personal View by Ian Isherwood 8

The Hooded Anode: Facts and question marks by Zahi Hakim 12

A Radiographer in Wartime by Muriel Chesney 14

A radiographer in the new Elizabethan age - A memoir from Noreen Chesney 16

From one Profession to another and back again by Thomas Charles Tipler


26 2007

Editorial Notes 3

2007 ukradiological congress: Advance Programme 7

Books and Articles on the History of Radiology

Interesting Web Sites 8

THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF RADIOLOGY (BSHR) 10

A PROFILE OF SIR JOSEPH ROTBLAT: Sally Milne 11

Professor Rotblat and the Atom Train by Bryce Halliday 17

Sir Robert Fox Symons (a response to a question) by Adrian Thomas 19

Slate face in Lennep 20


25  2006

Editorial Notes 3

2007 ukradiological congress: Advance Programme 4

Books and Articles on the History of Radiology 4

Interesting Web Sites 6

A reply to questions about a gas tube By Adrian Thomas 7

Radium Chemical Company 9

Chernobyl 20 years on - key findings From the Press Office, Centre for

Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Health Protection Agency 10

Chernobyl Medals 11

Notes on Radiology at the Hereford Hospitals in response to a question, By the late Derek Guttery 13

Radiographs — 1896-1897: a collection of original lantern slides made in 1896-97, By the late Derek Guttery

Public Perception (1896): To Meet the Rntgen Rays – A country house pastime, compiled by the late Derek Guttery 25

The Omniscope, by Katie Maggs 27

Conference: Securing the Ultimate Victory 30

Conference: The British Society for the History of Medicine 30


24 2006

Editorial Notes

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conference

The British Society for the History of Medicine

Recent Books and Articles

Frank Harrison and the First Dental Radiograph

More Curie Medals and coins

Frederick Melville 1891-1954 - A response to a question

Interesting Web Sites

Joseph Exall Greenhill

Report from UKRC 2006


23 2005

Editorial Notes

The British Society for the History of Medicine

Recent Books and Articles

RADIOGRAPHY IN SPAIN, JANUARY 1938—FEBRUARY 1939

by Miss H. M. KING, M.S.R.

The development of radiology from the discovery of x-rays in 1895

Programme for the Diploma in the History of Medicine Course 2005-2006

HEAD AND NECK RADIOLOGY IN OXFORD: A brief and incomplete history by Jean M Guy and S J Golding


22 2004

Editorial Notes

The British Society for the History of Medicine

Witness Seminar Programme 2004-2005

Recent Books and Articles

The Great Atom Leak Cover Up, According to the Daily Express 19 January 1984 by W Alan Jennings

The History of Medicine and Medical Education by Prof. Dr. Alfredo P. Buzzi and Dr. Alfredo E. Buzzi

William Crookes: Covert resources and a mentor, 1871-81. by the late Derek R. Guttery.

“Hollywood zombies hit Chernobyl”

Interesting web-sites: Kidd-of-speed - GHOST TOWN - Chernobyl Pictures - Elena's Motorcycle Ride through Chernobyl

Letter to a Chest Physician: Subject: Edward Wilson

Belgian Museum for Radiology

Radiology [and other] history books for disposal

The British Society for the History of Medicine Congress


21 2004

Editorial Notes

The British Society for the History of Medicine

Recent Books and Articles

Medals

Radiological Reminiscences. Dr Michael Wood MA., MD., DMR

Radioactive Water. Adrian Thomas

Sci Cult

National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists

Thirty years of achievement, 1973-2003. 30th Anniversary Appeal

The EMI Scanner

CAT Scan!


20 2004

Editorial Notes

Officers and Committee Members of the RHHCT

The RHHCT web site

The British Society for the History of Medicine: The Poynter Lecture 2004.

EGAS MONIZ Alfredo E. Buzzi, M.D.

Recent Historical Books. & Articles

Interesting History Web Sites

Sidney Russ (1879-1963) Some recollections, by W Alan Jennings

A Brief History Of The Evolution Of Medical Physics In The United Kingdom In The Twentieth Century, by W Alan Jennings, Founder Member, Hospital Physicists' Association

Sir James McKenzie Davidson (a correspondence)


19 2003

Editorial Notes 3

Officers and Committee Members of the RHHCT 4

The RHHCT web site 4

Amazing X-ray Vision. AMK Thomas & U Busch 5

Recent historical articles. 6

Recent historical books. 8

Interesting web sites. 9

39th ISHM Congress. 14

BSHM 20TH Congress, University of Reading, 4-7 September 2003 15

Museum of Radiology, Palermo 16

Obituary - Patricia Morley 17

*"Marie Sklodowska Curie: The Woman Who Opened the Nuclear Age" by Denise Ham

"Re-creating the Curie Experiment” to Measure Radioactivity" 19

Who was Florence Stoney? AMK Thomas 31

Gas verses hot cathode X-ray tubes in the UK. D.R.Guttery 33


18 2002

Editorial Notes 3

Officers and Committee of the RHHCT 4

The RHHCT Web Site 4

Recent books and articles 4

Recollections of radiography in the 1970s, by Sue Gilson 5

Roentgen's First Public Lecture, by Fathi Habashi 7

The History of Angiocardiography in the UK since 1895, by Phyllis Hoffman 8

A Family Affair, By Rita Mason 16

Roentgen’s Album, by Fathi Habashi 28

The Anglesey Bonesetters, By Adrian Thomas 32

The Academic Peregrinations of W C Röntgen, by Derek Guttery 34

Useful Web-Sites 35


17 2002


Editorial Notes 3

Officers and Committee of the RHHCT 4

The RHHCT Web Site 4

Letters and e-mails 5

Friedrich Regler 6

Memories of Marie Sklodowska-Curie: The Marie Sklodowska-Curie

Museum. 6

Books 6

Articles 6

Interesting Web Sites 7

The International Society of the History of Medicine 8

50 Years on - What it was like to be a radiography student in 1946 8

The Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum. 11

The Centenary of the founding of the British Electro Therapeutic Society. 12

The Good Old Days (Says who?) 17

Lise Meitner, Austrian Physicist 25

Cuthbert Andrews 30

And finally 39


16 2001


Editorial notes 4

Book notes, The NRPB, The Thackray Museum 5

We Remember….” Recollections of the Chesney Twins 6

Images of K C Clark 14

Röntgen and the Nobel Prize 17

Röntgen Nobel commemorative Coin 21

Robert F Clark 21

“Röntgen and the discovery of X-rays” by S G Scott 24

The Science Museum 32

“The History of Radiology in Scotland” by John Calder, reviewed by

Ian Isherwood. 33

The New Roentgen Photography 34


15 2001

Editorial Notes 4

International Society for the History of Medicine (ISHM). 4

Book Notes 5

Recent Historical Articles 6

Marie Curie 7

Marie Curie in coins 8

German Rontgen Centenary Coin 9

Early Radiological Reporting Services. Derek Guttery 10

The National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists. 17

Charles Thurstan Holland: pioneer of Liverpool radiology. Austin Carty. 18

Storage of Archival Material 21

Welcome to Kilokat's Antique Light Bulb Site 22

X-rays in popular culture(1): Superman & X-ray vision 23

X-rays in popular culture (2): Advertisement 24

Medicine and the Mining Industry. Fathi Habashi 24

X-rays in popular culture (2): "The beauty of the world is but skin deep" 31

A Brief History of the X-ray Tube. Adrian Thomas 32

Share Certificate: Société Minière de Radium de St. Joachimsthal 36


14 2000

Contents 2

Officers and Committee Members of the RHHCT 2

The RHHCT Web Site 2

Editorial Notes 3

Chairman’s Report 4

Honorary Secretary’s Report 4


13 2000

Contents 2

Officers and Committee Members of the RHHCT 2

The RHHCT Web Site 2

Editorial Notes 3

Chairman’s Report 4

Honorary Secretary’s Report 4

RSM Finzi Lecture 2000 5

International Society for the history of Medicine 5

Friends of the Wellcome Institute 5

Book notes 6

Recent Historical Articles 7

Miss ‘Katie’ Clark (1898-1968) 8

Letter from Dulcie Staveley 8

Presentation of a collection of early X-ray tubes belonging to the British Institute of Radiology to the Science Museum at the President’s Day 5th April 2000.10

A Life History with X-Rays by Henry Crooks 11

Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen 39

Diagnostic Imaging of the Gastrointestinal system by Dr Arpan Banerjee -40

Lines on an X-ray portrait of a lady 49


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