Forfarshire Medical Association

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1858-1998; Reports, 1898-1927; Financial Papers and Membership, 1858-1977; Papers Relating to Meetings, 1881-1989; Correspondence, 1922-1989; Medical Legislation and Publications, 1863-1954; Photographs, 1932; The Circulating Medical Book Society and The Montrose Medical Society, 1834-1852.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Forfarshire Medical Association was formed in 1858. The prime object of the association was the cultivation and promotion of medical science and of good fellowship.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

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). A later file was deposited by Matthew Jarron, 23rd February 2005.


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

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Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Custodial History



None expected.

Related Material

MS 61 British Medical Association: Dundee Branch

MS 62 Dundee Clinical Club

MS 63 Dundee Medical Society

CMS 4/2/13 Photographs of members of the Medical Association in 1902 and 1932

Geographical Names