Collection THB 29 - Murray Royal Asylum

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THB 29


Murray Royal Asylum


  • 1802-1994 (Creation)

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31 linear metres

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Charters Byelaws and Regulations, 1811-1866; Reports, the Board of Directors and the Board of Lunacy, 1827-1948; minutes, 1814-1948; Board of Management Perthshire Mental Hospitals, 1948-1974; The Division of Psychiatry, 1973-1994; Financial Records, 1802-1983; Records relating to asylum property, building work and accommodation, 1822-1946; patient records, 1827-1975; staff records, 1851-c 1960; Dr Stalker's files, 1905-1995; leisure and recreation, 1868-1980; publications, 1815-c 1900; The Scottish Mental Hospitals' Pathological Scheme, 1924-1938; The Scottish Division of the Medico-Psychological Association, 1908; images, 1880-1985; videos, c 1985; maps and plans, 1881-c 1985; maps and plans of other hospitals, 1877-1980.


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Usually chronological within series.

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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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THB 29

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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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