Dundee Mental Hospitals (Board of Management)

Scope and Content

Minutes 1948-1974, exchequer cash books 1956-1962.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dundee Mental Hospital (Board of Management) was the body in charge of operating mental health provision in Dundee from 1948 to 1974, when the administration was transferred to Tayside Health Board. As such it was responsible for the management of Royal Dundee Liff Hospital, which was also its administrative centre, Strathmartine Hospital and the Armitstead Children's Hospital.


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Acquisition Information



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

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