GD36 Waverley Care Trust

Collection Summary


Reference Code: GB239 GD36

Title: Waverley Care Trust

Administrative Dates: 1989-

Dates of Creation of Material: 1989-1994

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 0.3 shelf metres: papers

Name of creator(s): Waverley Care Trust

Administrative history: Waverley Care Trust started as a Lothian Regional Council initiative called the AIDS Residential Accommodation Trust in 1989. Responsibility for the organisation of Trust meetings rested with the Regional Secretary’s Department and trustees included the Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh, the Chairman of Lothian Health Board and the Bishop of Edinburgh. The Trust, working with the Milestone Venture Trust, was responsible for the establishment of a hospice for people with AIDS called Milestone House.  The files were created by Alex Thomson of the Regional Secretary’s Department and transferred by David Taylor, Lothian Regional Council’s AIDS Co-ordinator.

Archival History: Records held within the National Health Service prior to transfer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition or Transfer: Acc 04/12B – David Taylor, AIDS Co-ordinator, Lothian Regional Council

Scope and Content: correspondence on establishment of Trust and building of Milestone House, 1989-1993; deed of trust and appointment of trustees, 1989-1994

Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling Information: No disposal made

Accruals: No possibility of further accessions

System of Arrangement: Original order retained

Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the NHS Records Management Code of Practice 2010, 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

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: Paper

Finding Aids: Item-level catalogue

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: January 2011