Collection MS 61 - British Medical Association: Dundee Branch

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MS 61


British Medical Association: Dundee Branch


  • 1840-1919 (Creation)

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0.23 linear metres.

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Biographical history

The Dundee and District branch of the British Medical Association was founded in 1894. The branch was split into two divisions, Forfar and Dundee. In 1915 these divisions were amalgamated to form the Dundee branch.

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Scope and content

Dundee and district branch minutes 1893-1915; Dundee division minutes 1912-1974; letters and other papers found with the above minutes; report of the committee on the treatment of simple fractures [1911]; list of medical practitioners in Dundee 1840-1841; British Medical Guild Dundee Area 1956-1968; Newspaper cuttings concerning the salaries of doctors 1957; Signs for British Medical Guild Meeting. c 1960s; tourist maps of Dresden, Vienna and outlying areas found with the above minutes 1888


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Records are arranged to reflect their original order.

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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.

Conditions governing reproduction

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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The records are on paper.

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MS62 Dundee Clinical Club MS63 Dundee Medical Society MS64 Forfarshire Medical Association THB6 Dundee Eye Institution

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MS 61

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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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