GD1/94 Alexander Joe, medical practitioner

Collection Summary

Reference Code: GB239 GD1/94
Title: Joe, Alexander
Dates of Creation of Material: 1896-1952
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 45 items: papers, bound volumes

Name of creator(s): Alexander Joe (b.1894), medical practitioner; Claude Buchanan Ker (1867-1925), medical practitioner
Biographical History: Alec Joe was born in 1894. He graduated Mb ChB from Edinburgh University in 1919 and MD in 1923. He was appointed Senior Assistant Medical Officer under Claude Buchanan Ker at the Edinburgh City Hospital, and later worked at the North Western Fever Hospital in Hampstead. In 1937 he returned to the City Hospital in Edinburgh as Medical Superintendent, where he remained until his retirement in 1960.
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: James A. Gray, Edinburgh, March 2000

Scope and Content: Notes on Fever hospital administration, diphtheria and scarlet fever by A. Joe; staffing literature 1948; articles by A. Joe and C. B. Ker on infectious diseases 1896-1952
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

Related Units of Description:
City Hospital (LHB23)

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