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Records of Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Author:
Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.
Reference:
GB 812 HB 8.
Title:
Records of Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland.
Dates of Creation:
1880-1979.
Extent:
4.00 metres.
Held at:
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives.
Name of Creator:
Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital (hospital: 1872-1982: Glasgow, Scotland).
Language of Material:
English.
Level of Description:
Fonds.
Edition:
First edition.

Administrative/Biographical History

A dispensary instituted in 1872 was reorganised as the Hospital and Dispensary for Diseases of the Ear in 1880. In 1905 its name was changed to Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. In 1926 the Hospital moved from Elmbank Crescent to new premises in St Vincent Street. In 1948 it joined the National Health Service under the Glasgow Western Hospitals Board of Management and in 1974 it was placed within the Western District of the Greater Glasgow Health Board. The Hospital closed in 1982.


Scope and Content

  • Annual Reports, 1899-1918 (photocopies) and 1933-1943
  • Clinical records, 1931-1951
  • Correspondence, 1960-1982
  • Legacies and donations book, 1937-1948
  • Maps and plans, 1926-1976
  • Minutes, 1880-1982
  • Photographs, c1925-1982
  • Registers, 1914-1979
  • Staff Association minutes, 1932-1957
  • Statistics regarding patients, 1943-1974
System of Arrangement:
Chronological within record class.
Custodial History:
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer.
Immediate Source of Acquisition:
Glasgow Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital.
Appraisal, Destruction and Scheduling:
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures.
Accruals:
None expected.
Access Conditions:
Normal 30 year and 75 year closures apply.
Copyright / Reproduction:
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents.
Existence of Copies:
No known copies.
This material is original.
Finding Aids:
Descriptive list.
Related Units of Description:
GB 812 HB 4: Records of Glasgow Homoeopathic Hospital, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 37: Records of Glasgow Western (and Gartnavel) Hospitals Board of Management
GB 812 HB 55: Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board, Glasgow
GB 812 HB 28: Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow
Publication Note:
No known publications using this material.

Fonds-Level Description Compilation Details

Compiled by Alistair Tough, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archivist, 23 July 1998.