GD1/80 A. Shepherd, nurse

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/80
Title: Shepherd, A.
Dates of Creation of Material: 1902-1999
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 5 items: objects, photograph, papers

Name of creator(s): A. Shepherd (fl.1902-1905), nurse
Biographical History: A. Shepherd, from Dundee, trained to be a nurse and worked at the Edinburgh City Hospital. Not long after finishing her training and only three months before her wedding, she died after contracting a fever from a patient she had volunteered to nurse.
Archival History: Items held within family
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Alison Shepherd Kinnear, Arbroath, November 1998

Scope and Content: Belt buckle and City Hospital badge of A. Shepherd 1902-1905; photo of A. Shepherd; letters from A. S. Kinnear regarding A. Shepherd 1998-1999
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