Robert Gordon's Hospital Collection

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Robert Gordon’s Hospital (1750-1881)

Royal Charter of Robert Gordon’s Hospital, sealed 1772
Royal Charter confirming privileges and extending powers 1792
Governors’ Minutes (10 ledgers & index) 1731-1885
Minutes of Committees (6) 1796-1881
Enactment Books (2) 1779-1881
Statutes and Rules of Gordon’s Hospital 1784, 1823 & 1850
Entrance Registers (2, plus copy of volume 1) 1750-1898
Visiting Books (2) 1833-1881
Physician’s Visiting Book (1) 1857-1887
Punishment Books (2) 1851-53 & 1856-58
Register of Indentures (1) 1833-1876
Register of Admissions & departures & payments to boys (1) 1854-1884
Payments to out-resident boys (1) 1876-1886
Answers to Queries (3) 1843-1866
Letters Received (9 vols, Nos 9 & 10 missing) 1840-1881
Letters Despatched (10) 1834-1881
Inventory of Title Deeds (1, plus copy) 1823
RGH Annual Accounts (39) 1730-1880
RGH Quarterly Accounts of Expenditure (21) 1731-1886
RGH Journal (2) 1810-1885
RGH Ledger (3 & index) 1810-1885
RGH Cash Books (3, incomplete sequence) 1810-1883
Factory Account Book (1) 1820-1829
Factor’s Account Books (4) 1821-1879
Statement of Revenue – Rentals and crops (2) 1818-1851
Sederunt Book of Alexander Simpson of Collyhill’s Trustees (2) 1821-1886
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Letters Received (6, Vol 1 missing) 1854-1901
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Letters Despatched (6) 1834-1901
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Rentals & Factory Accounts (2, loose papers) 1830-1885
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Rental Books (3) 1830-1885
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Cash Book (1) 1837-1858
Collyhill/ Barrack & Crichie Estate: Rental Collection Lists (2) 1871-1885

Collection of Papers:
Legal documents, dispositions, letters, reports, receipts 1643-1881
Provisional Order for the future administration of RGH dated 10th June 1881
History of Robert Gordon’s Hospital, by Robert Anderson 1896

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1700 - 1799
1800 - 1899
1900 - 1945
1945 - 2000
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Location

Robert Gordon's College
Schoolhill
Aberdeen
AB10 1FE
Entry last updated: April 25th, 2018

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