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Making use of the Archives’ archive
  1. Robert Scott-Jupp1,
  2. Nick Brown2
  1. 1 Associate Editor, Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Journals, London, UK
  2. 2 Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Disease in Childhood, BMJ Journals, London, United Kingdom
  1. Correspondence to Dr Robert Scott-Jupp, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury SP2 8BJ, UK; scottjupp{at}

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Archives of Disease in Childhood (ADC) was founded in 1926 by members of the fledgling British Paediatric Association.1 (Legend has it that the word ’paediatrics’ does not appear in our title because it was considered by some at the time to be an unacceptable Americanism!)

Every page that ever appeared in print is available to all through the journal’s website. Before 2006 all material is available …

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  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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