Collection THB 11 - Dundee Mental Hospitals (Board of Management)

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THB 11


Dundee Mental Hospitals (Board of Management)


  • 1948-1974 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

34 volumes (1.68 linear metres).

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Biographical history

Dundee Mental Hospital (Board of Management) was the body in charge of operating mental health provision in Dundee from 1948 to 1974, when the administration was transferred to Tayside Health Board. As such it was responsible for the management of Royal Dundee Liff Hospital, which was also its administrative centre, Strathmartine Hospital and the Armitstead Children's Hospital.

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Scope and content

Minutes 1948-1974, exchequer cash books 1956-1962.


Not expected

System of arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically 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.

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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The records are on paper.

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Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

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THB 11

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Description identifier

THB 11

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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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