Dorothy Price Papers

Repository: Trinity College Dublin

Identity Statement

TitleDorothy Price Papers
Archive ReferenceIE TCD MS/7534-7539
Web Link to this Entry
Creation Dates1930-1954
Extent Medium11 archives boxes


Creator(s): Price, Elinor Dorothy (1890-1954) nee Stopford, Physician

  • Administrative History ↴

    Dr. Elinor Dorothy Price, nee Stopford. Dr Price was one of the founders of St Ultan's children's hospital. She was instrumental in reducing the incidence of TB in children, principally through the early introduction to the BCG vaccine.
  • Archival History ↴

    The collection was donated by District Justice Liam Price.
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Price, Elinor Dorothy (1890-1954) nee Stopford, Physician ↴

    The collection consists of medical papers including research papers and notes, published articles about tuberculosis, papers relating to the Irish Anti-Tuberculosis League, newspaper cuttings and a large amount of correspondence both personal and professional. Also included in the collection are photographs of Dorothy Price and of St Ultan’s Hospital.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    The collection is arranged chronologically

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Please contact in advance of your visit
Conditions Governing ReproductionPlease contact for guidance
Creation Dates1930-1954
Extent Medium11 archives boxes
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Finding Aids An item level list can be consulted online Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

Related MaterialThe National Library of Ireland also holds Dorothy Price papers including MS 16,063.: Diary of Dorothy Stopford Price, Dublin, 1916 April 21 - May 4
Publication NoteAnne McLellan, 'Dorothy Stopford Price: rebel doctor' (Irish academic Press 2014) Margaret Ó hOgartaigh, 'Dr Dorothy Price and the elimination of childhood tuberculosis' in Joost Augusteijn (ed) Ireland in the 1930s: new perspectives (Four Courts) Laura Kelly, 'Irish Women in Medicine c. 1880s-1920s: origins, education and careers' (Manchester University Press, 2013) Margaret Ó hOgartaigh, ‘St. Ultan’'s, A Women’s Hospital for Infants’, History Ireland, Summer, 2005, pp 36-9.

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NoteAdapted by N Milne
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description. 2nd ed. Ottowa: International Council on Archives, 2000. National Council on Archives: Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names. Chippenham: National Council on Archives, 1997.
Date of Descriptions42005