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NEW  Number 34 December 2011  NEW
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33 May 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 November 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
BelgianMuseum for Radiology
Radiology [and other] history books for disposal
The British Society for the History of Medicine Congress
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!
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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