Records of the Partick and District Medical Society

Scope and Content

Minute book, 1908-1920.

Administrative / Biographical History

Originally formed as the Western Medical Society in January 1908 at a meeting of the medical men of Partick, Whiteinch and Jordanhill, the Society adopted the title of Partick and District Medical Society in November of the same year. It was set up to provide practitioners in the West of Glasgow with a local medical society like those already in the North, East and South. The Society was wound up in 1925.


Arranged chronologically within record series.

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Archivist's Note


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Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB 250's collection policy.

Custodial History

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Not expected.

Location of Originals

This material is original.


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