GD1/60 Jill Birrell, clinical psychologist

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/60
Title: Birrell, Jill
Dates of Creation of Material: c. 1990
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.48 shelf metres: papers, photographic material, audiotape

Name of creator(s): Jill Birrell (d.1993), clinical psychologist
Biographical History: Jill Birrell worked as a clinical psychologist in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital before retiring early on health grounds. In the early 1990s she commenced a history of the Thomas Clouston Clinic, formerly Craig House Hospital, but she died suddenly in 1993 before it was completed.
Archival History: Papers held within family
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: G. Birrell, December 1993

Scope and Content: Correspondence relating to Thomas Clouston Clinic; audiotapes of interviews with Royal Edinburgh Hospital staff; slides, prints and negatives; lecture notes 1993
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: The original order of the fonds has been maintained

Conditions Governing Access: Not to be consulted without Archivist’s prior consent
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

Related Units of Description:
Royal Edinburgh Hospital (LHB7)

Archivists' Notes: Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists
Rules or Conventions: Description based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description International Council on Archives (2nd edition), 2000
Date(s) of Description: May 2000; revised June 2002