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Wages and salaries books

This series consists of 6 files:

  • Temporary staff book, 1930-1965
  • Salaries book, 1949-1954
  • Salaries book no. 2, 1954-1957
  • Salaries book no. 3, 1957-1959
  • Salaries book no. 4, 1959-1965
  • Salaries book no. 5, 1965-1970

Salaries books list monthly salary expenditure by person detailing salary scale; name; annual salary; salary for month; superannuation; sickness benefit; insurance contribution; income tax; national insurance contributions; net amount payable; national insurance employer’s contribution.

Training in social work related reports and consultative documents

This series consists of 5 files:

  • Supervision of students training in child care related social work papers, 1955-1972
  • Young Husband Report Study Group Sub Committee no. 3 reports, minutes and memos, 1960-1961
  • Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work (CCETSW) consultative documents and reports, 1976-1987
  • Children’s panel summer school September 1979, 1979-1980
  • Miscellaneous social work training reports, c1980s

Students' Union

This series consists of 6 sub-series:

  • Minutes of the Students’ Union Committee, 1919-1929
  • Constitution and rules of the Students’ Union, 1943-1944
  • Finances of the Students’ Union, 1930-1976
  • Meetings and correspondence of the Students’ Union, 1920-1952
  • Students’ Welfare Scheme, 1925-1946
  • Publications of the Students’ Union, 1921-1946

The Glasgow College of Domestic Science Students' Union was initiated in 1919. Its aim was to keep the College in touch with educational and scientific progress through subject-specialist guest lectures; to promote a healthy tone and esprit de corps among the students by making the College part of their social life; to keep in close touch with former students. Membership was open to staff and students of the College on payment of an annual subscription fee.

Students' Association

This series consists of 3 files:

  • Students’ Association constitution, 1981-1982
  • Students’ Association publications, 1988
  • Students' Association correspondence, 1976

The Students' Association was formed to represent through its Council, the students of the college, to promote their interests, to look after their welfare, and to be the recognised channel of communication between them and the College authorities; to promote social, cultural and athletic activities among the students of the College, and to run a Union as a club for students. All full-time matriculated students were members and it was governed by Student Representative Council members elected by ballot from among the members of the Association.

Strathclyde Community Business Ltd (SCB) reports and training materials

This series consists of 2 files:

  • Annual reports and strategy documents of Strathclyde Community Business Ltd, 1985-1990
  • Training materials of Strathclyde Community Business Ltd, 1986-1990

Strathclyde Community Business Ltd (SCB) was set up in 1984 by Strathclyde Regional Council, the Scottish Development Agency and Glasgow District Council (along with eleven other district councils in the region). Its aim was to streamline development, training and financial support for community businesses. It was an independent company limited by guarantee with charitable status. Its board of directors included representatives from its public sector funders, the community business movement and the private sector. It had a finance and administration team and a training resources team at its headquarters at Six Harmony Row, Govan, Glasgow. In 1995 SCB became Community Enterprise in Strathclyde with a new focus on project development and contract work.

Staff research papers

This series consists of 8 files:

  • Mary Andross research papers on food and nutrition, 1935-1953
  • Robert J Chalmers collaborative research papers on medical drug tests and physiological research, 1974-1978
  • L B Smith collaborative research papers on dietary toxins in the Glasgow area, 1978
  • Audrey W Pepper research papers on the development of food studies courses, c1978-1979
  • Robert G Sawyer collaborative research papers on learning in the RAF, c1971-1972
  • Miscellaneous research papers on nutrition and physiotherapy, 1967-1975
  • Mike Stone research reports on social work and childcare, c1985-1990
  • Miscellaneous research reports on adult education, social care, education policy and staff exchange trips, 1979-1989

Southbrae campus development and opening

This series consists of 2 sub-series:

  • Southbrae campus development and expenditure, c1987-1990
  • Formal opening of the Southbrae Campus, Faculty of Health Studies, by HRH Princess of Wales on 13 December 1991, 1991-1992

The College had planned to house its expanding health care courses in a new development on Eldon Street, creating a single site campus around the existing Park Drive building. In 1987 the Scottish Education Department carried out a feasibility study to consider the extent to which vacant accommodation at Jordanhill College of Education could meet the needs of the Health Studies faculty. In 1988 the Scottish Office decided that the new health care courses should be housed at Jordanhill and so the Southbrae Campus was initiated.

The Schools of Radiography and Chiropody took up occupation of the Crawfurd Building at the Southbrae Campus in January 1991, the School of Occupational Therapy in February 1991 and the School of Orthoptics in March 1991. The Faculty of Health Studies at the Crawfurd Building, was officially inaugurated on Friday 13 December 1991 by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales who unveiled the commemorative plaque.

Social Work courses

This series consists of 9 sub-series:

  • Social Work course proposals, 1976-1991
  • Three year course for Mature Entrants with Family Commitments, 1980-1993
  • Postgraduate Social Work course, 1980-1990
  • Social Work practice placements, 1981-1990
  • Monitoring , evaluation and review of Social Work courses, 1980-1983
  • Course administration and School of Social Work development, 1977-1993
  • Social work teaching facilities and tools, 1980-1989
  • Social Work bodies' correspondence and meeting papers, 1978-1989
  • Council Social Work departments’ correspondence and meetings, 1978-1987

Social enterprise papers

This series consists of 8 sub-series:

  • Industrial Common Ownership initiatives (ICOM and ICOF) and Scottish Co-operative Development Committee (SCDC) operational papers, 1975-1988
  • Commonwealth Association for Local Action and Economic Development (COMMACT) papers, 1988-2005
  • Industrial co-operatives related articles, reports and publications, 1973-1997
  • Community and social enterprise related articles, reports and publications, 1982-2010
  • Legal Structures Working Party meetings, correspondence and presentations, 1990-1999
  • Social capital related articles, reports and publications, 2000-2002
  • Training and guidance packs and presentations relating to social enterprise, 1989-2004
  • Newspaper cuttings, 1974-1997

Social Enterprise (SE) describes an organisation that trades for a social purpose, with profits being reinvested for social good.

Secretary and Treasurer (1969-1989) : Henry F A Rose, papers

This series consists of 4 sub-series:

  • Scottish Education Department general correspondence, 1974-1990
  • Scottish Education Department HMI inspection visits, 1984-1990
  • Scottish Education Department regulations and surveys, 1986-1990
  • Scottish teachers conditions of service memos and committees, 1967-1987

Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc (SCEIF) records

This series consists of 6 sub-series:

  • Legal and strategic documents of SCEIF, September 1988 - January 1998
  • Annual general meeting papers of SCEIF, September 1990 - September 1998
  • Investment Fund Working Party and SCEIF Directors' meetings and correspondence, December 1988 - December 1999
  • Correspondence and research of John Pearce for SCEIF, November 1984 - March 1993
  • Marketing, media and presentations for SCEIF, 1989-1993
  • SCEIF shareholder administration, September 1989 - November 1993

The Scottish Community Investment Forum (SCEIF) plc was a subsidiary company of CBS, set up in 1989, specifically to lend to Scottish community businesses. Registered in Scotland, no. 119352. It was launched by its Chair, Sir Kenneth Alexander, on 26 September 1989 at an event in Glasgow. Regional launch events were held in other locations across Scotland. Members of the public, local authorities, commercial and other organisations were invited to purchase shares. It was a “closed end” fund with its shareholders due to be repaid in November 2000 or earlier. The fund raised £0.5 million to lend to community enterprises via an appraisal process. Needleworks Ltd, Glasgow, and Barra Community Co-operative were the first two loan recipients and in the 10 years of operation £340,000 of loans were granted. However, the fund was too small to be self-supporting and was wound up at the EGM on the 7 December 1999. SCEIF shareholders were given the option to transfer their shares into the larger ‘Investors in Society’ fund for which the Charities Aid Foundation had set up a Scottish office.

Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care (SACCC) meetings, correspondence and leaflets

This series consists of 2 files:

  • Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care (SACCC) meeting papers and correspondence, 1960–1963
  • Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care (SACC) papers including child care related course leaflets, correspondence and Scottish departments’ circular letters, 1960-1963

The Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care was was established after the 1948 Children Act as an advisory arm of the Scottish Education Department. Its members included child care professionals from local authorities and voluntary organisations at the forefront of child care work and in touch with the latest developments. It had a number of specialist sub-committees, including Training on which Vera Hiddleston served. Reports produced by SACCC led to changes in Scottish child care law and practice.

Recipe books and pamphlets produced by the College

This series consists of 3 files:

  • Recipe pamphlets published in the 1930s, 1934
  • Recipe pamphlets published in the 1940s, 1940-1941
  • Recipe books published in the 1970s and related documents, 1973-1978

In addition to the Glasgow Cookery Book the College published other recipe books and pamphlets. These were specialist recipe publications which aimed to help people cook healthy meals on a low budget or in times of food shortages.

Queen’s College Glasgow Enterprises Ltd

This series consists of 2 files:

  • Managing Director’s reports of Queen's College Glasgow (QCG) Enterprises Ltd, 1989-1993
  • Minutes of meetings of Queen's College Glasgow (QCG) Enterprises Ltd, 1987-1992

Queen’s College Glasgow Enterprises Ltd was established in 1987 following a feasibility study by Coopers and Lybrand. It was formed with a loan from the College Endowment Funds and was established to generate income which would be used to help support the work of the College. The Directors were either members of the Governing Body or staff of the College. The bulk of its income came from work for the Training Agency and also from other courses run by the company and consultancy work.

Published social work books, reports and pamphlets

This series consists of 4 files:

  • Child care related reports and pamphlets, 1959-1985
  • General social work related reports and pamphlets, 1960-1989
  • Social work and service organisation related books, 1961-1982
  • Child abuse related reports, articles and pamphlets, 1978-1992

Project workshop programmes and outputs

This file consists of 4 files:

  • Glasgow Caledonian University Research Day, 31 May 2019, proposals, programme and activities, May 2019
  • Introduction to social enterprise workshop programme, December 2019
  • Mapping community co-operatives workshop, 22 January 2020, programme and resources, January 2020
  • Offering material to the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland), 28 January 2020, programme and resources, January 2020

Principal (1991-1993) : John C Phillips papers

This series consists of 8 sub-series:

  • General correspondence and reports, 1985-1993
  • Scottish Education Department correspondence, 1992
  • Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC) correspondence, 1992
  • Scottish Vocational Education Council (SCOTVEC) correspondence, 1991-1993
  • Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) correspondence, 1991-1992
  • Universities Funding Council correspondence, 1991-1993
  • Presentations given by John C Phillips, 1991-1992
  • Academic work of John C Phillips, c1962-c1966

Principal (1976-1991) : Geoffrey Richardson, papers

This series consists of 7 sub-series:

  • General correspondence of Geoffrey Richardson, 1977-1991
  • Scottish Education Department correspondence and forms, 1976-1990
  • Scottish Vocational Education Council (SCOTVEC) and related correspondence, 1979-1991
  • Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) correspondence and reports, 1980-1991
  • Principal's reports on activities of the College, 1977-1989
  • External committees, 1981-1987
  • Academic reports, publications and textbooks by Geoffrey Richardson, 1973-1990

Principal (1947-1962) : Isobel Gibson, papers

This series consists of 4 sub-series:

  • Grahame Reid, Secretary and Treasurer, correspondence with Isobel Gibson, 1947-1962
  • Scottish Education Department, correspondence with Isobel Gibson, 1948-1962
  • General correspondence with Isobel Gibson, 1956-1963
  • Committee of Correspondence membership, 1962-1968

Principal (1910-1946) : Dorothy Melvin, papers

This series consists of 4 sub-series:

  • General correspondence, reports, notes, books and pamphlets kept by Dorothy Melvin, 1913-1948
  • Grahame Reid, Secretary and Treasurer, correspondence with Dorothy Melvin, 1933-1947
  • Scottish Education Department, correspondence with Dorothy Melvin, 1933-1944
  • Biographical records of Dorothy Melvin, 1963

Photographs, videos and mementos of royal visits and occasions

This series consists of 3 files:

  • Visit of Princess Elizabeth at Diploma Day on 28 September 1945, 1945
  • Wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten on 20 November 1947, 1947
  • Visit of HRH Princess of Wales to open the Southbrae Campus on 13 December 1991, 1991

Petty cash books

This series consists of 4 files:

  • Petty cash book, 1966-1971
  • Petty cash book, February 1971 - June 1971
  • Petty cash book, 1971-1975
  • Petty cash book, 1976-1979

These books list monthly petty cash transactions detailing, balance brought forward; date of transaction, description, amount (with columns for different categories of transaction); and monthly totals.

Park Drive building photographs

This series consists of 6 files:

  • Exterior photographs of Park Drive building, 1910s-1980s
  • Teaching kitchens and laboratories, 1930s-1970s
  • Practice flats and teaching restaurant, 1930s-1980s
  • Refectory and student common room, 1930s-1960s
  • Library, assembly halls and shared spaces, 1940s-1970s
  • Park Drive student flats, 1930s-1940s

Park Drive building and development

This series consists of 5 sub-series:

  • Building of new College premises on Park Drive, 1911-1915
  • 1936 extension to Park Drive building, 1934-1938
  • Phase III extension and remodelling of Park Drive building, 1968-1975
  • Inventories and purchases for Park Drive building, 1919-1975
  • Accommodation reports for Park Drive building, 1990

Papers relating to the developing role of the social worker

This series consists of 3 files:

  • Historical social work pamphlets and reports, 1952-2006
  • Papers on the role of the social worker, 1961-1981
  • Papers relating to the Seebohm Report, Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the introduction of new local authority social work departments, 1962-1973
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