File 1 - Gibson Hall of residence general correspondence

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GB 1847 QC/7/5/1/1


Gibson Hall of residence general correspondence


  • 1969-1991 (Creation)

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This file contains 5 folders of Henry Rose's papers including letters regarding:
-Gibson Hall library book lists and lists of donated books, 1969, 1971
-External laundry service, March 1969 - June 1969
-Hostels and Students Welfare Committee meeting dates, members, agenda items, July 1969 - September 1969; Gibson Hall of Residence Committee members, 1986, 1987
-Guide to students’ allowances 1971-72
-Booking Gibson Hall for events, vacation lettings and licensed student dances, November 1971 - December 1981
-Equipment and fittings purchase, insurance, damage and repair, November 1971 - September 1987
-Fees and facilities and running costs, January 1972 - May 1991
-Catering issues, standard of food at the Halls, sample menus, review of the food, November 1972 - January 1974
-Invitation to the governors to Gibson Hall for a self-service meal and to meet residents and note of meeting, February 1973 - 5 March 1973
-Minutes of the Hostels Committee meetings of 2 May 1973
-Staffing issues, appointments, vacation arrangements December 1973 - June 1987
-Proposal by the Scottish Education Department to standardise charges for halls of residence across Scotland, October 1974
-Closure of Melvin Hall as a residence, February 1975
-Vandalism, March 1986 - January 1987
-Security and fire safety, March 1975 - January 1984
-Students' homosexual relationship, February 1985
-Hostel report, 13 March 1975; Senior Warden’s report, 13 October 1984 and 23 October 1986
-Details of accommodation at Gibson Hall, 1975
-Accommodation for male students, April 1979 - June 1979
-Residents petition for the revision of rules for male guests, March 1980
-Residents petition against removal of belongings from rooms during the Easter vacation, February 1983
-Promotional strategy and brochure for vacation lettings, September 1981 - November 1981
-Rules and regulations for residents and staff, 1977-1987
-Allocation of rooms for students of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, June 1985 - March 1987
-Refurbishment of the Halls, May 1988

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The contents of the folders have been ordered chronologically in descending order.

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