West Glamorgan Archive Service

Swansea Medical Society Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0216 RISW MS

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Title: Swansea Medical Society Collection

Short title: Swansea Medical Society, records

Dates of creation: 1836-1905

Level of description: fonds

Extent and medium: 4 items

Name of creator(s): The Swansea Medical Society


Administrative and biographical history: The Swansea Medical Society was established in 1876. Its aims were the 'advancement and diffusion of Medical and Surgical Science by holding periodical meetings and the maintenance of an honourable and friendly feeling amongst the members'. The meetings were held at Swansea Hospital on alternate Tuesdays from October to April.


Scope and content: Minute book, 1876-1892; Rules book, 1876 and 1905; Bills, 1836-1887.


Language/script: English

System of arrangement: The collection was originally catalogued at University College Library, Swansea, where an interpretation of the original order was made. This system of arrangement has been maintained in producing this catalogue.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the West Glamorgan Archive Service. The catalogue can be accessed online.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records transferred to the West Glamorgan Archive Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Immediate source of acquisition: The records were originally held at The Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea. From 1966 onwards the records were moved to the library in the University College, Swansea in consignments. They were transferred to West Glamorgan Archive Service in the Spring of 2004.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Katie Millien for the West Glamorgan Archive Service.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: Prior to 16-11-2004; Source amended by ANW, January 2005; This description May 2



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