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Medical Women’s Federation, Scottish Western Association

IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference Code: GB 812 HB 87.
Title: Medical Women’s Federation, Scottish Western Association.
Dates Of Creation Of Material: 1942-90.
Level Of Description: Fonds.
Extent: 0.3 shelf metres.

CONTEXT

Administrative History: The Glasgow and West of Scotland Association of Registered Medical Women was founded in 1904. In 1917 the Glasgow Association and 23 similar groups from across Britain came together to form the Medical Women's Federation. The following year the Glasgow Association re-named itself the Scottish Western Association. Between 1919 and 1932 the Scottish Western Association met regularly with the Eastern Association to promote the interests of Scottish medical women. The Medical Women’s Federation established a Scottish Standing Committee in 1932.
Custodial History: Records held by Medical Women's Federation prior to transfer.
Immediate Source Of Acquisition: Dr J. Chapman.

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE

Scope And Content: Minutes, 1942-2000; agendas and related papers, 1950-2000; financial records, 1930-74; ephemera and miscellaneous correspondence, 1953-2000.
Accrual: Further accessions are expected.
Arrangement: Chronological within record classes.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE

Legal Status: Private records.
Access: No restrictions.
Reprographics: Some material unfit for copying, otherwise no restrictions.
Language: English.
Finding Aids: Descriptive list.
 

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related Units Of Description In Same Repository: None.
Associated Material: The main archive of the Medical Women’s Federation is in the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine.
Publication Note: None.

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