GD28 Martin Eastwood, hospital historian

Collection Summary


Reference Code: GB239 GD28
Title: Martin Eastwood, hospital historian
Dates of Creation of Material: 1857-1995
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description:19 vols; 20 items; 32 files; 292 photographs


Name of creator(s): Dr Martin Eastwood
Administrative History:  This material was collected by Dr Martin Eastwood during the course of his research and writing of ‘A History of the Western General Hospital’.  Little is known of the provenance of some of the original items such as the Craigleith Hospital photograph album (GD28/8/1) but it is assumed he was given them by the original owners.
Archival History:  Acc 09/99
Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Dr Martin Eastwood


Scope and Content: minutes of staff committees 1956-1971; drafts, proofs and working papers for book 1940s-1995; Western General Hospital clinique assessments 1948-1961; Craigleith Chronicle 1915-1919; annual reports of the City of Edinburgh Public Health Department 1932-1947; photographs of Western General Hospital and staff 1857-1995
Accruals: There have been subsequent accessions from Dr Eastwood, Acc 09/025 and Acc 10/005, but it is not yet known whether they will be incorporated into this fonds.
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 Alison Scott
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 2010