‘Diary of development of British respirator’, 1915-1919


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Selected by Patricia Methven, Director of Archives & Information Management What: ‘Diary of development of British respirator’, 1915-1919. Why: Albeit visually dull, this six page text charts British attempts to protect millions of men from the initially disabling, eventually lethal, … Continue reading


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Selected by Frances Pattman, Archivist Colonel Stevenson Lyle Cummins was a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps and by 1915 was Deputy Assistant Director General, Medical Services, British Expeditionary Force in France.  His papers show that during this period … Continue reading