Small collection of ephemera relating to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, particularly to public subscriptions, and to the Bicentenary pageant

Scope and Content

The collection is composed of:

1 x copy of the Report of the Proceedings at the Opening of the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, on Wednesday 29 October 1879... this printed item has a pull-out 'bird's-eye view' of the building... and a 'List of subscribers to the building and furnishing funds'

1 x copy of Monthly Reports by the Organising Secretary for Subscriptions on Work done in Town and Country, 1 March 20 to 31 December 1906

1 x copy of Application and testimonials of Mr. Henry Maw for the Post of Secretary and Treasurer of the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

1 x copy of The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Bicentenary Pageant Official Souvenir Programme 1729-1929... held 25 May 1929

1 x copy of The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Official Souvenir Programme, annual pageant... held 24 May 1930

1 x copy of Your Hospital Your Heritage, March 1937... appeal for subscriptions

1 x undated printed flyer, being Appeal to all wage-earners to join the League of Subscribers to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

1 x board-mounted head-shoulders portrait of male, formal, by Hermiston Smellie, Pitt Street, Edinburgh

1 x postcard showing the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Silver Vase Trophy, presented for annual competition for the most outstanding display in the Royal Infirmary pageant

1 x photograph showing a 'float' in the Royal Infirmary pageant, undated... showing a vehicle dressed for the theme 'A picture of good health'

Access Information

Access should be unrestricted but please check in advance of any consultation.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie, 19 August 2016.

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