Collection THB 12 - Sidlaw Hospital

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THB 12


Sidlaw Hospital


  • 1899-1910 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

3 volumes (0.12 linear metres)

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Biographical history

The formation of a sanatorium for the free treatment of the effects of Tuberculosis was first proposed in 1899. The Earl of Airlie donated a site at Auchterhouse in the Sidlaw Hills outside Dundee. The Sanatorium was opened by his wife in September 1902, receiving its first patients in March of the following year. It operated as a charitable concern until 1910, when management of the Sanatorium was transferred to the Dundee Royal Infirmary. The Sanitorium was latterly used as a convalescent home and also catered for respite care patients. Sidlaw Hospital was closed from 4 November 1980 and its patients transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Dundee.

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Scope and content

Minutes 1899-1910


Not expected

System of arrangement

Records are arranged chronologically

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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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THB 12

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Description identifier

THB 12

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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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