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.
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 ↴
The collection is arranged chronologically
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The National Library of Ireland also holds Dorothy Price papers including MS 16,063.: Diary of Dorothy Stopford Price, Dublin, 1916 April 21 - May 4
Anne 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 Womens Hospital for Infants, History Ireland, Summer, 2005, pp 36-9.
Descriptive Control Area
Adapted by N Milne
ISAD(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.