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The Queen's College, Glasgow (formerly the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science) records Subfonds
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Photographs

This sub-fonds consists of 13 series:

  • Governing Body photographs, 1990s
  • Principals photographs, 1910s-1990s
  • College staff photographs, 1930s-1970s
  • Park Drive building photographs, 1910s-1980s
  • Gibson Hall building photographs, 1960s-1980s
  • Classes, lectures and demonstrations photographs, 1930s-1980s
  • Diploma Day photographs, 1910s-1960s
  • Marketing photographs, 1980s
  • Student body photographs, 1940s-1980s
  • Royal visits photographs, 1950s-1990s
  • Special events photographs, 1980s
  • Outsize photographs, 1921-1950s
  • Photograph albums, 1930s

Artefacts

This sub-fonds consists of 4 series and 6 files:

  • Official College seals and regalia, mid 20th century
  • Medals and awards, 1930-1980
  • Commemorative objects, 1947-1975
  • Stationery objects (printing blocks), c1975
  • Artwork, c1920s-1978
  • College furniture and fittings, mid 20th century
  • Catering silverware, mid 20th century
  • College equipment, mid 20th century
  • Samples of student work, 1944
  • Miscellaneous items, mid 20th century

Building and campus development

This sub-fonds consists of 6 series:

  • Park Drive building and development, 1911-1990
  • Gibson Hall building, opening and inventories, 1958-1972
  • Eldon Street proposed development, 1985-1992
  • Southbrae campus development and opening, c1987-1992
  • Buildings and equipment insurance, 1965-1972
  • Building maintenance, 1948

Institutional administration

This sub-fonds consists of 8 series:

  • Principal (1910-1946) : Dorothy Melvin, papers, 1908-1963
  • Principal (1947-1962) : Isobel Gibson, papers, 1947-1968
  • Principal (1963-1976) : Juliann Calder, papers, 1963-1976
  • Principal (1976-1991) : Geoffrey Richardson, papers, 1976-1991
  • Principal (1991-1993) : John C Phillips papers, 1985-1993
  • Secretary and Treasurer (1969-1989) : Henry F A Rose, papers, 1974-1990
  • Institutional Plans, policies and reports, 1976-1993
  • Merger with Glasgow Polytechnic to become Glasgow Caledonian University, 1989-1993

Many of the activities covered by these series were carried out by a wider team of administrators and academics. The Principals kept files on all these activities as part of their role in overseeing the work of the College.

Finance

This sub-fonds consists of 9 series:

  • Annual accounts, 1909-1992
  • Audits and financial reviews, 1991-1993
  • Cash books, 1967-1979
  • Petty cash books, 1966-1979
  • Wages and salaries books, 1930-1970
  • Journals (detailing credit transactions), 1949-1979
  • Ledgers, 1952-1981
  • Finance correspondence, 1950-1980
  • Financial projections, 1989-1990
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