GD1/76 Edinburgh Lying-in Institution

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/76
Title: Edinburgh Lying-in Institution
Dates of Creation of Material: 1825-1931
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1 item: bound volume

Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Lying-in Institution
Administrative History: The Edinburgh Lying-In Institution, to be distinguished from the General Lying-In Hospital which was the fore-runner to the Royal Maternity Hospital, opened at 13 High School Yards in 1824. From 1886 it moved around to Nicolson Street, Charles Street, Buccleuch Place, Lauriston Place and Chalmers Street.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Edinburgh Central Library, City of Edinburgh Council, January 1998

Scope and Content: Edinburgh Lying-in Institution case-book 1825-1931
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access: Public access to these records is governed by UK data protection legislation, the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, and the current Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code of Practice (Scotland).
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