Cataloguing and Preservation of the HIV/AIDS Collections at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Funder:  Wellcome Trust
Date: June 2013 – August 2014
Principal Investigators: Mrs Victoria Cranna (Library and Archives) and Professor Virginia Berridge, (PHP)
Staff: Chris Olver

Description: Cataloguing project to make the School’s HIV/AIDS archive collections accessible to the public. The HIV/AIDS archives contain six separate collections representing the epidemiological and social policy research conducted by the School since the 1980s. Collections include the papers of Professor Baron Peter Piot, former Director of UNAIDS (1996-2008); Professor Virginia Berridge’s research on the policy and social impact of HIV/AIDS; Professor Kaye Wellings’ AIDS public education research and material from the Centre for Sexual and Reproductive Health; and social research papers from SIGMA Research.