Citation of Mrs Magill

Scope and Content

This collection contains the following item:

An illuminated citation presented to Mrs Magill as thanks for her years as Lady Superintedent of Bradford Royal Infirmary, a position she held from 1889 until 1903, by the hospital's Board of Management. She left Bradford Royal Infirmary to become Superintedent of Nurses at the Johannesburg Hospital, South Africa. The citation includes detail of her career and achievements as Lady Superintedent, and is signed by five members of the Board of Management including the President (also Mayor of Bradford) David Wade.

The document is leather-bound and illuminated in many colours including gold. A photograph of Bradford Royal Infirmary is included as part of the design.

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Custodial History

Donated to RCN Archives by Mrs Cruickshank. Mrs Magill was a relative of her great-grandfather's third wife.