Glasgow Central Dispensary

Reference HB 48
Dates of Creation 1889-1940
Name of Creator Glasgow Central Dispensary (medical clinic : 1889-1940 : Glasgow)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 0.2 metres

Scope and Content

Minutes 1889-1940;
Annual reports 1894-1939;
Accounts 1922-33.

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Glasgow Central Dispensary  opened in  1889  " give gratuitous advice to the sick poor...". In  1912  it moved to Richmond St where day surgery was undertaken. In  1937  an agreement was reached between the Dispensary and the nearby  Glasgow Royal Infirmary whereby the latter took over the former. The Dispensary remained in operation until  1940  when the new Out-Patients Department at the Infirmary opened

Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions

Acquisition Information
Acquired from Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Other Finding Aids
Descriptive list

Alternative Form Available
No known copies

Archivist's Note
Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998, revised 5 March 2019.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information
This material has been appraised in line with standard procedures

Custodial History
Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer

None expected

Related Material
HB 14, Records of Glasgow Royal Infirmary