Gray, James Allan

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Lecture notes of [father] James Douglas Allan Gray 1925; lecture notes of James Allan Gray 1954-1959; letters from J. A. Gray regarding lecture notes 1999

Administrative / Biographical History

James Allan Gray graduated MB ChB from University of Edinburgh in 1959. He worked part-time as a senior university lecturer, and from 1969-1995 he was consultant in communicable diseases at Edinburgh City Hospital. His history of the City Hospital was published in 1999

Arrangement

Alphabetical and chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Public access to these records is governed by the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the latest version of the Scottish Government Records Management: NHS Code of Practice (Scotland). Whilst some records may be accessed freely by researchers, the aforementioned legislation and guidelines mean that records with sensitive information on named individuals may be closed to the public for a set time.

Where records are about named deceased adults, they will be open 75 years after the latest date in the record, on the next 01 January. Records about individuals below 18 years (living or deceased) or adults not proven to be deceased will be open 100 years after the latest date in the record, on the next 01 January. Further information on legislation and guidelines covering medical records can be found on the LHSA webpage (http://www.lhsa.lib.ed.ac.uk/).

LHSA can support the use of records closed to public access for legitimate clinical, historical and genealogical research purposes. Please contact the LHSA Archivist for more details regarding procedures on how you can apply for permission to view closed records. Telephone us on: 0131 650 3392 or email us at lhsa@ed.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

James A. Gray, May 1999

Note

Compiled by Mike Barfoot and Jenny McDermott using existing handlists

Other Finding Aids

Manual item-level descriptive list available

Accruals

No further accessions are expected