British Medical Ultrasound Society

Reference HB112
Dates of Creation 1946-2005
Name of Creator British Medical Ultrasound Society (professional body: 1969- : United Kingdom)
Language of Material English
Physical Description 50.00 meters

Scope and Content

Individuals' working and personal papers, including papers of Professor Ian Donald, Professor Peter Fish, Professor Douglas Gordon and Dr Patricia Morley, 1946-2010;
BMUS Historical Collections Curator's Correspondence and Subject Files, 1960s - 2004;
Vendor literature produced by ultrasound equipment manufacturers, 1970-2003;
Technical manuals produced by ultrasound equipment manufacturers, 1961-99;
BMUS Publications, 1970-2005;
Other Publications, 1973-2004;
Early ultrasound images created in Glasgow hospitals, 1960-69;
Miscellaneous, 1986-97.

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Medical Ultrasound Society historical collections were inaugurated in 1984, occupying an office and some ancillary storage areas at the Queen Mother’s Hospital, Glasgow. J E E Fleming served as Honorary Curator. Substantial accessions were received until shortly before the transfer of the collections in 2005–2006.

Arranged within series.

Conditions Governing Access
The General Data Protection Regulations apply.  If you seek access to closed records, you should contact the Archivist.

Acquisition Information
J E E Fleming, Queen Mother’s Hospital, Glasgow.

Other Finding Aids
A paper based finding aid can be located in the searchroom.

Archivist's Note
Fonds level description compiled by Alistair Tough, 21 May 2019

Appraisal Information
Appraised according to standard procedure.

Custodial History
Held in NHS premises prior to transfer

Further accruals expected.

Related Material
HB6 Records of Western Infirmary; HB45 Records of Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital; HB110 Papers of Professor Ian Donald; HB132 Papers of Thomas Graham Brown; QMH Records of Queen Mother's Hospital; YH Records of Yorkhill Hospitals

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J. Imaging and imagining the fetus, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013