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Baird | Susan | 1940-2009 | Lord Provost of Glasgow
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- Baird | Susan | 1940-2009 | Councillor
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Dates of existence
Baird was a Labour Party Councillor and held the position of Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1988 to 1992. She presented Indres Naidoo with a giant key to symbolically open the door to Mandela's cell at the 1988 Glasgow rally, that was followed by a march to London as party of the Freedom at 70 campaign. Baird also hosted the launch of 'The End of a Regime? An Anthology of Scottish-South African writing Against Apartheid' in 1991.
Scotland, United Kingdom
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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).
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Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016
Filling, B. 2014. 'The Glasgow Mandela Story'. 2nd ed. Scotland, United Kingdom: University of West of Scotland Print Services.
The Herald Scotland. 2009. Susan Baird. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12382030.Susan_Baird/. [Accessed 13 October 2016].