LHB3A Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital and Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion


Reference Code: GB239 LHB3A
Title: Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital and Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion: Nursing
Dates of Creation of Material: 1768-1994
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 11.5 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers, photographic material
Name of creator(s): Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital; Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion
Scope and Content: Commencement of employment registers 1941-1982; booking of student midwives 1974-1994; registers of pupil midwives 1939-1975; registers of sisters 1939-1974; registers of staff midwives & staff nurses 1939-1974; registers of nursery nurses and nursing auxiliaries 1946-1980; register of sickness and leave of absence 1962-1988; staff records 1961-1992; photos of midwives in sets 1958-1991; photo albums and scrap books 1898-1989; visitors' books 1891-1979; A Textbook for Midwives 1953-1981; miscellaneous; nursing certificates of Evelyn Maud England (nee Gordon) 1936-1965; certificates and badges 1768-1978; paintings and photos; teaching x-rays 1970s
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
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, last updated Sept 2009.