Dundee Medical Society
- 1864-1987 (Creation)
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The Dundee Medical Society was formed in 1864. The object of the society was to receive communications on medicine and surgery and to hold meetings to converse on medical topics, to provide the members with the means of procuring books and periodicals and to promote professional improvement by any other means. The society lapsed c.1871, and was reconstituted in 1882 as the Dundee Medical Club. The primary purpose of this body was to provide opportunities for practitioners to socialise.
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Minutes 1864-1871; roll of members 1864; 'Dundee Medical Club: A Short History' c 1987.
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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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The records are on paper
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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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