File 1 - Gibson Hall of residence general correspondence

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GB 1847 QC/7/5/1/1

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Gibson Hall of residence general correspondence

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  • 1969-1991 (Creation)

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5 folders

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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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