York Health Archives Private Deposits
- 1722-2001 (Creation)
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0.5 cubic metres
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Scope and content
Slides of York hospitals, with teaching notes and materials, 1950s-1990s; deeds relating to York County Hospital, 1722-1977; photographs of York hospitals, 1880s-late 20th century; items relating to Clifton and Whixley Hospitals, c.1900-1931; items relating to a York nurse and midwife, 1930s-1950s; item relating to St Monica's Hospital, Easingwold, c.1892; item relating to Harrogate and District Co-ordinating Council for Voluntary Organisations concerned with Mental Health, 1988-1998; items relating to Dr Sydney Smith of York, late 19th century-1984; item relating to nurses, 1880s; items relating to York County Hospital, 1864, 1922-1923; typescript history of dermatology in York, 2001; items relating to York Workpeople's Hospital Fund and York County and District Hospital Contributory Scheme, c.1910-1948; items relating to Private Hulley, a patient at Military Hospital, York, 1916-1919; item relating to York Insurance Company, 1914-1952; item relating to Selby War Memorial Hospital, 1927; items relating to York A Group Hospital Management Committee, 1960s-1998; items relating to Senior Medical Staffs Committees in York, 1942-2000; and items relating to Miss Mabel Maud Berry, matron at North Riding Mental Hospital, 1900-1940s.
Further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.
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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A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.
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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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Created by S. A. Shearn, 04.08.15.