Monday, 23 November 2015

Erskine Hospital archive to be catalogued

Recently found historic items and documents at the Erskine Hospital (, which for a century has treated military patients, are to be catalogued thanks to funding from the Wellcome Trust ( The cataloguing will be carried out by Glasgow University Archive Service, which has acquired the collection. The story is online at Note also the following line in the BBC story:

Erskine are currently working on a patient database of every soldier admitted and discharged at the hospital during its history, which will become a research resource for families tracing their ancestry.

The items retrieved include original prosthetic limbs and tools.


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