Annual and Special Reports of the Medical Officer of Health for the City of York
- 1897-1972 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.08 cubic metres
Name of creator
York Health Archives (1990-)
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 1995 as part of the transfer of York Health Archives to the Institute from their temporary home at Clifton Hospital.
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Scope and content
Annual reports of the Medical Officer of Health for the City of York, 1900, 1902-1972; special reports by Edmund Moody Smith, Medical Officer of Health for the City of York, including reports on tuberculosis, typhoid, influenza, venereal diseases, maternity and child welfare, and sanitation, 1897-1920.
Further accruals are not expected.
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Conditions governing access
Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998.
Conditions governing reproduction
A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.
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Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
York Explore also hold copies of the Medical Officer of Health's annual reports, beginning in 1898.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- York Health Archives (Creator)
- Smith, Edmund Moody, 1863-1924, York Medical Officer of Health (Subject)
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Rules and/or conventions used
ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Created by S. A. Shearn, 18.08.15.