Welcome to the RCN Archives
The RCN Archives contain some of the most important collections dedicated to the history of the nursing profession in the UK. Everyone is welcome to access this unique resource.
The majority of records relate to the work and history of the Royal College of Nursing, and include images, recordings and objects. The RCN also holds collections from other nursing organisations and private individuals. These collections include badges, postcards, files and photographs. The RCN Archives also hold RCN library journal stock more than 25 years old.