Records of Beta Club (1947-1952), Medical Year Club, University of Glasgow, Scotland.

Scope and Content

  • Material relating to the Final Year Dinner of 1952 including a photo and a list of members, c1952
  • Material relating to 1973 Beta Club Reunion including correspondence and a programme of events, 1972-1973
  • Material relating to 1982 Beta Club Reunion including programmes and acceptance forms,1982
  • Material relating to 1992 Beta Club Reunion including a programme and correspondence, 1990-1993
  • Material relating to 1997 Beta Club Reunion including correspondence and club newsletters, 1997
  • Material relating to 2002 Beta Club Reunion, 2001-2003
  • Programme for club reunions, 1982-1997

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection contains the records of The Beta Club, 1947-1952. Each Medical year group at the University of Glasgow forms a club in their first year of study. The club is assigned the name of Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta or Epsilon, which is then followed by the year date, the final date being their graduating year. The clubs are formed to raise money over the five years of study for the Final Year Dinner. This collection contains material largely relating to the Beta Club 1947-1952's reunions over the subsequent years.


Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order.

Access Information

Access to records within this collection is open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998. Please email Archives and Special Collections for advice:

Acquisition Information

Gift : Dr A M Orcharton : October 2009 : ACCN 3395

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See also University of Glasgow Collections

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents. Applications for permission to quote should be sent to Archives and Special Collections, please email:

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard ASC procedures

Custodial History

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Location of Originals

This material is original

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