Records of Glasgow Central Dispensary, medical clinic, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1889-1940
  • Annual reports 1894-1939
  • Accounts 1922-33

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Glasgow Central Dispensary  opened in  1889  " give gratuitous advice to the sick poor...". In  1912  it moved to Richmond St where day surgery was undertaken. In  1937  an agreement was reached between the Dispensary and the nearby  Glasgow Royal Infirmary whereby the latter took over the former. The Dispensary remained in operation until  1940  when the new Out-Patients Department at the Infirmary opened


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Acquisition Information

Glasgow Royal Infirmary

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998.

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

Custodial History

Records held within National Health Service prior to transfer


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Related Material

GB 812 HB 14 and HH 67, Records of Glasgow Royal Infirmary


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