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Accessions: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

The accessions have been listed in the order that they were received by the Archive (the first two numbers indicate the year of accession).  Accessions with the prefix ‘RIE’ are those transferred when the Hospital moved to Little France in 2002.  Those accessions without numbers are listed at the foot of this page.

 

Records from Nurses’ Sick Room, c.1948-1982 (Acc 96/021)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains statistics, admissions records and Ward Dangerous Drug Records Book.

 

Architectural Plans, (Acc 00/011)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Administrative Papers, c.1979-1981 (Acc 00/038)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains medical reports.

 

Administrative Papers, c.1980s (Acc 00/039)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains accident reports.

 

Administrative Papers, c.1970s-1980s (Acc 00/040)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains complaints files.

 

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Research Unit Papers, (Acc 02/036)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains case notes and indices.

 

Department of Medicine and Medical Physics, c.1959-1960 (Acc RIE/02)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Directors’/Chief Executives' Papers, c.1993-1999 (Acc RIE/14)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains minutes and related papers.

 

Ward 13/14 Operations Books, c.1941-1982 (Acc RIE/18)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains operations books.

 

Community Dialysis Notes, c.1990s (Acc RIE/26)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains nursing notes.

 

Architectural Plans, (Acc RIE/28)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Communications Papers, c.1996 (Acc RIE/31)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains staff handbook, staff telephone directory and photographs.

 

Remuneration Committee Papers, c.1995-1999 (Acc RIE/38)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains minutes, agendas and correspondence.

 

Department of Planning and Review Papers, c.1992-2001 (Acc RIE/39)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains meeting papers and general contracts.

 

Information Services Papers, c.1989-1999 (Acc RIE/40)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains medical records documents, proposals and correspondence.

 

Department of Renal Medicine Papers, c.1952-1986 (Acc RIE/43)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains minutes, publications, correspondence.

 

Nursing Records, c.1986-1999 (Acc RIE/44)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains files and correspondence related to various subjects including infection control, endowments and strategy.

 

Nursing Directorate Papers, c.1965-2000 (Acc RIE/44A)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains files and correspondence related to various subjects including ward audits, nursing procedure manuals and funding.

 

Office of Director of Nursing/Medical Superintendents' Papers, c.1935-1975 (Acc RIE/45)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains minutes, accident reports and staff records.

 

Communications Papers, c.1956-2000 (Acc RIE/46)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains minutes, reports and videos, mostly related to the Western General Hospital NHS Trust.

 

Architectural Plans, (RIE Grey Boxes)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Architectural Plans, (Oberlanders)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Architectural Plans, c.1890 (Acc 03/022)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans related to the proposed extension to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

 

Clinical Surgery Department, c.1910s-1950s (Acc 03/023)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains various records including specimen records.

 

New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Project Papers, c.1990s-2000s (Acc 04/027 or LHB60)

To become a new sub-collection at LHB60; contains papers related to the building of the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France.

 

Anaesthetics Registers, c.1923-1973 (Acc 05/019)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains anaesthetics registers.

 

Architectural Plans (Acc 05/020)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains plans.

 

Title Deeds and Legal Papers, (Acc 06/005)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains property papers.

 

Pharmacy, c.1950s-2003 (Acc 09/003)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains photographs and slides.

 

Medical Renal Unit, c.1960-2008 (Acc 09/008)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains glass slides.

 

Nursing Library, c.1956-1990s (Acc 10/033)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains library ledgers.

 

Appeal Postcards, 1904-1916 (Acc 10/036)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains postcards.

 

Appeal Postcards and Magazine, 1922 (Acc 10/037)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains postcards and a magazine.

 

Patient file from Sheriff Court, c.1982-1984 (Acc 10/042)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains a patient file.

 

Residency Photograph, 1961 (Acc 10/044)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains one photo.

 

Bicentenary Invitation Card, 1929 (Acc 11/005)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains one invitation card.

 

Annual Reports and Newscuttings, c.1970s (Acc 11/011)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains annual reports and newscuttings.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Volunteers, c.1979-2010 (Acc 11/015)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains the papers of the RIE Volunteers, disbanded in 2010.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Volunteers, c.1979-2010 (Acc 11/021)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains a letter sent to the RIE Volunteers from the Labour Suite.

 

Our Record of Service Souvenir Brochure, 1941 (Acc 11/031)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains souvenir brochure.

 

Medical Staff Handbook, 2000 (Acc 11/033)

Accrual to collection LHB1.

 

Dermatology Department, c.1904-1967 (Acc 11/034)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains patient index cards.

 

Florence Nightingale Papers, 1855-1940 (Acc 11/035)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains letters, drawings and photographs.

 

Dermatology Department, c.1928-1962 (Acc 11/040)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains patient index cards.

 

Medical Photography Department, c.1965-2003 (Acc 12/001)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains work daybooks and negatives.

 

Pharmacy and Drug Prescribing Reports, c.1969-1971 (Acc 12/006)

Accrual to collection LHB1.

 

Unsung Heroes project oral history recordings and transcripts (Acc 12/018)

Accrual to collection LHB1; Oral history recordings and transcripts from a project (LHSA, Edinburgh College of Art, IC:innovative craft) documenting experiences of RIE nursing staff.

 

Pathology slides, c.1980s-2000s (Acc 13/003)

Accrual to collection LHB1; slides used in medical teaching.

 

Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, c1950s-2000s (Acc 14/010)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains operation registers, anaesthetic books and registers of the blind.

 

Clinique photograph, 1907 (Acc 14/027)

Accrual to collection LHB1; photograph of the clinique of Dr Alexander Ninian Bruce, Summer 1907.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Cardiology Department, 1960s-2000s (Acc 15/012)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains portraits of cardiology consultants working at the RIE.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh: various specialisms (Acc 15/015)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains various printed material, slides and x-ray films; includes some informational material c.1960s.

 

Nursing correspondence, 1965 (Acc 15/021)

Accrual to collection LHB1.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Board of Management, 1913 (Acc 15/025)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains agreement between the University Court and the Managers of the the RIE regarding clinical arrangements and Pathology.

 

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh miscellaneous case notes and x-ray films, c.1940s-1960s (Acc 15/033)

Accrual to collection LHB1.

 

Administrative Files, (RIE Admin Files)

Accrual to collection LHB1; two large accessions containing correspondence and other administrative papers.

 

Hope, Mann, Todd and Kirk, RIE Law Agents (GD13)

Includes title deeds and financial papers.

 

Miscellaneous (RIE Miscellaneous Acc)

Accrual to collection LHB1; contains 2.91m of miscellaneous papers.