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Wellington General Practice Record Envelopes

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GP/28
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Wellington General Practice Record Envelopes
Date(s): 1923-1991
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Victoria Avenue Health Centre
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Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Patient record envelopes (male and female), 1920s-1980s, with brief notes of consultations, from practice in Wellington, Somerset. Prior to 1948 they include details of insurance society of patient.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

There was no obvious arrangement to this material. It has been grouped chronologically according to when the folders were opened.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access. On completion of an application to consult restricted access material. Restricted Until 01/01/2092.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Enquire in the Wellcome Library

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Acc 612 was given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre by Dr C I Pelton, of the Health Centre, Victoria Avenue, Wellington, via Dr Michael Bevan of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, in January 1996 and Acc 1235 directly by Dr Pelton to Archives and Manuscripts in April 2004.

Allied Materials

Related material:

GP/29 Oral History of General Practice (Dr Michael Bevan).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2008

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