Records of the British Medical Ultrasound Society Historical Collection

Scope and Content

Individuals' working and personal papers; BMUS Historical Collections Curator's Correspondence and Subject Files; Vendor Literature; Technical Manuals; BMUS Publications; Other Publications; Queen Mother's Hospital Ultrasound images; Miscellaneous.

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. Substantial accessions were received until shortly before the transfer of the collections in 2005–2006.


Arranged within series.

Conditions Governing Access

There is a 75 year closure period on medical records of adults, and a 100 year closure period on medical records of minors. The 75 year closure period also applies to staff records.

If you seek records within these periods, or information regarding your own treatment or employment, 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.

Appraisal Information

Appraised according to standard GB 0812 procedure.


Further accruals expected.