Records relating to the History of Dundee Lunatic Asylum/Liff

Scope and Content

Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone of the New Asylum at Liff, 17 Sep 1879; Programme of Procession at Laying the Foundation Stone of the New Royal Lunatic Asylum, 17 Sep 1879; Extract from the Dundee Year Book on Dundee Lunatic Asylum, 1901; The Story of Liff Hospital, c. 1948; History of the Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum, 1912; Statement by the Directors of the Dundee Royal Lunatic Asylum, 24 Aug 1883; Guide to Patients and their Visitors, c. 1963


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation. Normal closure period of 75 years (adult patient records) applies.

Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by the Hospital in 1986 (AccM/228), 1998 (AccM/370) and 2000 (AccM/432).

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


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