CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoUNIVERSITY 1439/3/1
Alt Ref NoMS 3471/11/2/1 - 12, MS 3471/11/2/14, MS 3471/11/2/17 - 26, MS 3471/11/2/37 - 53
TitlePhotographs of staff and patients at Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen.
Datec 1915 - c 1919
Extent43 items
Administrative HistoryOldmill poorhouse was built in 1907 replacing the existing poorhouses of St. Nicholas and Old Machar. The site, which included two hospital blocks, a general block and a special block with accommodation for 220 and 164 cases respectively, was requisitioned as an emergency hospital during the First World War. It reverted to its original use for a short period following the war, but in 1927 was transferred to the town council's jurisdiction and re-opened as Woodend Municipal Hospital. Since April 1999 Woodend Hospital has been part of the newly created Grampian University Hospitals Trust.
DescriptionPhotographs of staff and patients at Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, taken during the First World War. Includes individual and group photographs of army and medical personel , including social groups, hospital shows and other entertainments. Also, photographs of patients and injuries sustained in war.
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description43 black and white photographs
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