- 1877-1939 (Creation)
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The Sisterhood of SS Mary and Modwenna (1870-1988) was a Convent based in King Street, Dundee. Founded in 1870 by Bishop Forbes, the sisterhood provided parochial and nursing support to the poor and ran a home for orphans and incurables.
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Correpondence between the Sisterhood and various correspondents including a letter from a donor and a letter from an architect regarding improvements to the House for Incurables.
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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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