LHB16 Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh

Management and Administration

Reference Code: GB239 LHB16
Title: Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh: Management and administration
Dates of Creation of Material: 1865-1982
Level of Description: Sub-fonds
Extent and Medium of the Unit of Description: 8.5 shelf metres: bound volumes and papers
Name of creator(s): Public Health Department of the City of Edinburgh
Scope and Content: Edinburgh Corporation Public Health Committee minutes 1930-1948; City of Edinburgh Public Health Department reports 1865-1973; Town Council of Edinburgh minutes 1890-1937; Edinburgh Corporation Committee minutes 1930-1959; Registrar General for Scotland annual reports 1907-1967; Medical Officer of Health of the County of Midlothian annual reports 1942-1969; Medical Officer of Health of the County of Peebles annual reports 1946-1965; County Councils of Midlothian and Peebles school health administration reports 1963-1972; Census of the Population of Scotland 1881-1921; Census of the Population of the City of Edinburgh 1871-1911; Edinburgh Parish Council minutes 1921-1930; public health law 1937; improvement schemes in Edinburgh and Leith 1924-1928; insanitary houses 1893-1929; Housing Act letter books, Edinburgh 1928-1933, Leith 1912-1919; Housing Act clearance areas 1936; destruction of rats and mice 1943-1950; complaints day books: housing 1953-1971; housing slips 1968-1972; analysis of notified births in Edinburgh 1959-1965; public health interments in Edinburgh 1948-1949; domiciliary midwifery service monthly returns 1957-1972; domiciliary midwifery service files 1936-1982; nurseries accounts book 1958-1962; pollution of rivers 1882-1939; miscellaneous environmental and health topics 1941-1964; correspondence files: civil defence 1961-1970, correspondence files: Medical Officers of Health Society 1969-1973, correspondence files: Port Health Authorities 1971-1973, correspondence files: Port Health lists 1969-1974, correspondence files: City Chamberlain 1972-1973, correspondence files: Chief Sanitary Inspector 1956-1974, correspondence files: City Analyst's accounts 1971-1973, correspondence files: University of Edinburgh Faculty of Medicine 1972; photographs 1945-1963; public health and local authorities administration 1966-1974; plans 1970; staff training, employment records administration, etc 1931-1973; medical history India 1947; Edinburgh Maternity and Child Welfare Service annual report 1954; County Medical Officer West Lothian County Council annual reports 1967-1972; Haddingtonshire County Council annual reports 1905-1906
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 September 2009