Ref NoGRA/001
TitleGrace Rawlings, OBE, FBPsS, (1909-1988) papers
Extent6- folders
Physical DescriptionSome loose papers. Handle with care.
DescriptionMaterial concerning committees, working parties and reports, correspondence, mental health review tribunal and miscellaneous material concerning Ms Grace Rawlings, OBE, FBPsS, President of the British Psychological Society 1966-1967.

Series level is available as follows:

GRA/001/01 Grace Rawlings

Grace Rawlings delivers a talk entitled 'Reminisences at the 21st birthday anniversary luncheon of the BPS Division of Professional Psychologists' c 1980 available on CD (disk number 25) from the BPS Visual Archive.

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FormatTextual Material
NotesThe History of Psychology Centre is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our users. Be aware that our catalogue contains historic terminology relating to mental health which could be considered offensive. The terminology exists within the original record and has been retained to inform users on viewpoints at the time. It in no way reflects the attitudes of the cataloguers or the British Psychological Society.
Wellcome Ref: PSY/GRA
Related MaterialGrace Rawlings delivers a talk entitled "Reminiscences at 21st birthday anniversary luncheon of the Division of Professional Psychologists" c 1980 available on CD (disk number 25) from the Visual Archive
AccessConditionsAuthorised Users. View by Appointment
Location16: Wellcome Library
TermClinical psychology
Child psychology
Educational psychology
AdminHistoryGrace Rawlings, B.A., Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Held uninterrupted office within the Society in various capacities-viz.
Secretary of Education Section
Secretary and Chairman of Division of Educational and Child Psychology (DECP) and its forerunners
Honorary Secretary of the Society
As Hon.Gen.Sec. took a large part in the preparatory work for the Charter granted 1965
Took a major part in founding the Professional Divisions
Represented psychologists in the staff side negotiations with Soulbury Committee and Whitley Council
In Educational Psychology she gave advisory work towards the establishment of psychological services by London Education Authorities
Since 1946 she was a consultant psychologist at teaching hospitals (U.C.H. and West London), a consultant psychologist
at UCL and professional adviser to N.A.M.H. council and committees
She organized courses for teachers of ' retarded ' children (1935-1939), courses for S.M.O.'s 1957-1967 and the Post-grad Diploma in Educational Psychology at UCL since its inception in 1946.
Her advisory work included service for 6 years as BPS nominee on N.W.Met. R.B.H. Mental Health Review Tribunal and N.A.M.H. representative on Training Council for Teachers of the Mentally Handicapped and its Courses Committee since inception
RulesDescription compiled in line with the following standard
ISAD (G) General International Standard Archival Description
ArchNoteCompiled by Mike Maskill BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.

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