First World War Source List

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Collection/Description Reference
HOSPITALS  

Bruntsfield Hospital

 

Papers relating to Scottish Women’s Hospitals, 1916-1943

LHB8/12/1-8

Leith Hospital

 

Leith Roll of Honour, lists 2205 men killed during the First World War and 350 who earned special honours, 1920-2008

LHB6/38/1-8

Royal Edinburgh Hospital

 

Case notes of Servicemen admitted to Craigleith Villa, 1914-1919

LHB7/CC/13

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Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh  

General Register of Patients (contain garrison registers at the back of each volume which list military and naval patients, 1914-1918)

LHB1/126/60-63

Second Scottish General Hospital, Craigleith (formerly Craigleith Poorhouse, became Western General Hospital)

 

In-house magazine, Craigleith Hospital Chronicle, 1915-1916 (incomplete run of copies)

GD1/82

INDIVIDUAL

 

Papers of Elizabeth Mackay MacDonald (nurse), 1908-1915

GD1/30

PHOTOGRAPHS AND SLIDES

(N.B. the photographic collection is currently being catalogued and further images may become available)

 

Edinburgh War Hospital, Bangour (outwith war periods known as Bangour Village Hospital)

 

48 photographs of patients, staff and buildings

LHB44/26/3

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

 

Photographs of nurses, patients and servicemen in ward, c.1914-1918

PH1/3

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Photograph of nurses (possibly from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh) in France, c.1914-1918

DA P101

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Slide of incendiary bomb that fell on the Hospital in 1916

Case 66.6 (copies at Case 67.15 and Case 68.20)

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Slide showing damage to Lauriston Place from Zeppelin raid, c.1916

Case 81.2

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Seafield War Hospital (formerly Seafield Poorhouse, latterly the Eastern General Hospital)

 

One photograph showing staff outside, and one photograph of matron

PH5/63-64

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Individuals  
Slide of Elsie Inglis in military uniform, c.1915

Case 90.11

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Photograph of William Law of 4th Battalion Royal Scots in uniform

PH5/25

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Slide of Jonathan Meakins in military uniform, c.1914-1918

Case 128.22 (copies at Case 128.23, Case 132.3 and Case 134.5)

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Photograph of Sir Henry Wade in uniform, c.1914-1918

PH1/13

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Slide of unknown soldier in military uniform, c.1914-1918

Case 135.16

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