Category Archives: Janine Stanford

Janine Stanford is Project Archivist for the Children’s Society’s ‘Including the Excluded’ project. The Children’s Society was founded in 1881, its first home for disabled children in 1888 and its innovative fundraising initiative Children’s Union in 1889. The project is cataloguing records including nearly 3,000 case files. You can browse her blog contributions below.

Unexplored Riches in Medical History at The Children’s Society Archive

In this guest post, Janine Stanford updates us on the Unexplored Riches in Medical History Project at the Children’s Society Archive. The Children’s Society’s Unexplored Riches in Medical History project has received a second grant of £102,309 from the Wellcome … Continue reading

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Disability and Children: The Children’s Society, 1889 to 1979

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Janine Stanford, The Children’s Society The Children’s Society Archive represents one of the voluntary sector’s most important archive collections and services. It is an in-house archive managed by The Children’s Society and is of national importance in terms of charting … Continue reading

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Including the Excluded: Cataloguing the records of disabled children

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Janine Stanford, The Children’s Society Many readers of this blog will be aware of the difficulties facing voluntary sector archives. These challenges have been exacerbated by recent spending cuts, as Dr Georgina Brewis has discussed in this blog. In this … Continue reading

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