Dundee Medical Society

Scope and Content

Minutes 1864-1871; roll of members 1864; 'Dundee Medical Club: A Short History' c.1987; Dundee Medical Club programme of events for 1990-1991.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dundee Medical Society was formed in 1864. The object of the society was to receive communications on medicine and surgery and to hold meetings to converse on medical topics, to provide the members with the means of procuring books and periodicals and to promote professional improvement by any other means. The society lapsed c.1871, and was reconstituted in 1882 as the Dundee Medical Club. The primary purpose of this body was to provide opportunities for practitioners to socialise.


Records are arranged chronologically.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown. The records were probably deposited by Dr R C Buist, Department of Midwifery & Gynaecology, University College Dundee (AccM/102).


Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, December 2001.

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Custodial History



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Related Material

MS 61 British Medical Association: Dundee Branch

MS 62 Dundee Clinical Club

MS 64 Forfarshire Medical Association

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