GD1/69 John Laidlaw, hospital administrator

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/69
Title: Laidlaw, John
Dates of Creation of Material: 1994-1999
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 5 items: papers

Name of creator(s): John Laidlaw (fl.1928-1999), hospital administrator
Biographical History: In 1928, after he left school, John Laidlaw began working at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Works Department as a junior clerk. He qualified as a Chartered Secretary and, after the creation of the NHS in 1948, he became Deputy Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of Management of Edinburgh Central Hospitals.
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: John Laidlaw, 1996

Scope and Content: "Hospital Reminiscences 1928-1948" of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh by John Laidlaw 1994; correspondence regarding "Reminiscences" 1994-1997; newspaper cutting 1999; miscellaneous; The Consultative: "1870-1970, One Hundred Years in Lauriston" 1970; Bi-centenary Souvenir brochure 1929; souvenir brochure for the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937; appeals brochures; postcard
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: None
Conditions Governing Reproduction: Reproduction is subject to closure periods and physical condition
Language/Scripts of Material: English

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