Collection MS 411 - Mrs Mercer's nursery nursing papers

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MS 411


Mrs Mercer's nursery nursing papers


  • 1977-1981 (Creation)

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1 file

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(fl 1977-1981)

Biographical history

Jane Mercer was employed as a part-time nursery nurse at Dundee Royal Infirmary. She lived at Muirhead of Liff

Archival history

File sent to Ninewells Medical Museum and passed to Matthew Jarron, Museum Curator who transferred it to the Archive. No accompanying note so no knowledge of any relationship between assumed depositor (name and address on envelope) and creator

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Scope and content

Contains details of employment, Tayside Health Board and hospital leaflets and handbooks, newsletters and recipes relating to children, art and design lesson plans, pre-school playgroup papers, ms report on a course attended by Mercer, with response by Senior Nursing officer.


Not expected

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Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

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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MS 411

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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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  • English



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