LHB3 Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital and Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion


Reference Code: GB239 LHB3
Title: Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital and Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion: Administration
Dates of Creation of Material: 1859-1988
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 1.5 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers
Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital; Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion
Scope and Content: Medical and clinical reports 1933-1974; letter books 1894-1939; miscellaneous volumes 1871-1977; constitution, laws rules and regulations c1864-1959; Acts of Parliament and related papers, 1927-1937; legal documents 1875-1935; agreements with local authorities 1917-1939; reports and memoranda, 1907-1939; correspondence relating to proposed residence 1904-1907; hospital statistics 1920-1937, 1970-1988; new maternity hospital papers 1923-1938; newsletter 1970-1973; miscellaneous papers 1859-1984
Conditions Governing Access: Access is subject to the terms of the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
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: August 2002, updated June 2007