Records of the Glasgow Northern Medical Society

Scope and Content

Constitution, undated; minute books, 1914-1939; bank books, 1902-1941; receipts, 1937-1939; correspondence, 1937-1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow Northern Medical Society was founded in 1902 with the object of promoting social relationships between members, who included practitioners from the north of the city as well as those from the city centre. Items on the agenda included the reading of papers on medical and collateral subjects. The Society consisted of Ordinary, Corresponding and Honorary members. The Society was wound up in 1953.


Arranged chronologically within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to some items may be restricted. Please contact the Archivist at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Acquisition Information

Not known.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list available in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. See also NRA(S) Survey 1909.

Archivist's Note


Conditions Governing Use

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Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB 250's collection policy.

Custodial History

Not known.


Not expected.

Location of Originals

This material is original.


Jacqueline Jenkinson, Scottish Medical Societies, 1731-1939, Edinburgh University Press, 1993.