GD23 Edinburgh Pathological Club

Collection Summary


Reference Code: GB239 GD23
Title: Edinburgh Pathological Club
Dates of Creation of Material: 1860-1977
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.6 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers


Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Pathological Club
Administrative History: The Edinburgh Pathological Club was founded in 1886 by Sir John Batty Tuke, for the purpose of "discussing subjects connected with pathology". The 25 members met monthly to read and discuss short papers, and topics tended to cover medical subjects other than merely pathology
Archival History: Unknown
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Dr Hugh Gilmour, Dept. of Pathology, University of Edinburgh, 15 May 2001


Scope and Content: Minutes and agendas 1886-1977; laws and lists of members 1902-1914; miscellaneous 1860-1975
Accruals: No further accessions are expected
System of Arrangement: Chronological within record series


Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
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: March 2003, last updated August 2009