LHB1 Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh


Reference Code: GB239 LHB1
Title: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh: Nursing
Dates of Creation of Material: 1828-2008
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 9.3 shelf metres: bound volumes, papers
Name of creator(s): Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Scope and Content: Nurse probationers' applications 1953-1966; records of nurse training 1903-1956; probationers' time books 1903-1963; registers of nurses trained in the RIE 1873-1962; miscellaneous registers and student financial ledgers 1901-1988; nursing staff monthly returns 1904-1960, Theatre Nursing registers 1957-1984; time and pay books and wages books 1873-1953; Lady Superintendent's papers 1875-1953; Night Superintendent's reports 1873-1890, 1963-1975; nurses and Nursing School rules, duties and training 1872-1973; General Nursing Council for Scotland 1939-1961; correspondence 1921-1970; centenary celebrations 1970-1979; miscellaneous nursing papers 1907-1986; printed pamphlets (not RIE) 1828-1974; "Pelican" magazine 1927-2008; financial papers 1892-1963; biographical: Florence Nightingale 1847-1970, biographical: RIE Lady Superintendents 1872-1966; Senior Infection Control Nurse, c1980-2001; Nurses' League, 1930s-1989
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: September 2002, updated Jan 2009, July 2010