Hospital Archives of Newcastle Royal Infirmary (RVI)

Subject strengths: Medicine

The Hospital Archives are an administrative collection containing statutes and rules, catalogues of medical libraries, early annual reports from the Newcastle Infirmary (founded in 1751) and of the Royal Victoria Infirmary (opened 1906), eighteenth and early nineteenth century reports relating to the Newcastle Dispensary (founded in 1777) and nineteenth century minutes from the meetings of local medical societies.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Hospital Archives of Newcastle Royal Infirmary (RVI)

Archive Ref Code: GB186/NRI

Date Range of Material

1786 - 1998

Type of Material

Hospital administration records

Size of Collection

8 Linear Metres of shelving 

How To Order Items From This Collection

Please use the finding aid below to search through a list of the individual items we have within this collection.

If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example Hospital Archives 1- 3).

You can then place your order by linking to our request form. 

Finding Aid

Available via online listing.

Scanning and Photocopy Service

If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.