Records of Executive Council for City of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1948-1974
  • Financial records 1937-1971
  • Staff register 1934-1951
  • Files 1948-1973
  • Annual Reports of Executive Council 1952-1973
  • Annual Reports of Local Dental Committee 1952-1979
  • Annual Reports of Scottish Medical Practices Committee 1949-1975
  • Press cuttings books 1952-1965
  • Printed ephemera 1950-1972

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Executive Council for City of Glasgow was created in  1948  to administer the relationship between the National Health Service and medical, dental and ophthalmic General Practioners. In  1974  it was replaced by Family Practitioner Committees. At its inception the Glasgow Executive Council was staffed principally by people who had worked for the Insurance Committee for the Burgh of Glasgow. Some records of the latter were handed over to the Executive Council.


Chronological within record class

Conditions Governing Access

Normal 30 year and 75 year closures apply

Acquisition Information

Glasgow Health Board, Glasgow, Scotland

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 812 procedures

Custodial History

Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer


None expected

Related Material

GB 812 HB 28, Records of Western Regional Hospital Board, Glasgow; HB 55, Records of Greater Glasgow Health Board; HB 46, Records of Scottish Association of Executive Councils; and HB 100 and HB 71, Records of William Wright Fulton, British physician, 1917-1998.

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