- 1875-1997 (Creation)
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Hillside Home, Perth was founded in 1876 for those suffering with incurable diseases. In 1883, it moved to a site on Dundee Road, Perth and became known as Hillside Home. In 1888 a building was provided for patients suffering from consumption (TB). In 1901 Barnhill Sanatorium in Perth opened. This was probably the building referred to as a new hospital for those with consumption and was built in connection to Hillside. In 1908 the property adjacent to Hillside and accomodation was provided for the treatment of phtisis. Hillside closed in 1997 and was demolished in 2007 to make way for a housing development.
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Minutes of Executive Committee 1936-1947; Minutes of Management Committee 1875-1893; 1894-1908; 1909-1915, 1916- 1945; 1946-1997; Minutes book of the Ladies Committee, 1886; Indexed staff records including training dates, sick days, annual leave, 1957-1970
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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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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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