Colour photograph representing Southside Housing Association, a registered social landlord providing over 2000 homes in Glasgow's southside. They aim to ensure their homes are popular and affordable, placing a strong emphasis on community engagement and participation.
Audio recording of the interview, Susan McGinlay.WMA, 1:07:11 hours, 64MB
Transcript of the interview, Susan.pdf, 17 pages, 271KB
This item is an interview with Susan McGinlay recorded by Dr Gillian Murray on 11 May 2016 as part of the CommonHealth history project. It is the oral history of Susan McGinlay's involvement in community work and community business from the early 1980s to 2010s. Click on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.
Susan McGinlay had been an active member of her community organising play schemes for children. She got involved in the community business movement in the mid 1980s, setting up an industrial cleaning company, Kleencare, with 4 other women in 1985. It became one of the longest running businesses within Possil Community Business Ltd. In 1987 she became the first commercial manager of Possil Community Business Ltd and remained an active board member of the Allander Group.
This collection covers records from the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science (1907-1975) becoming the Queen's College, Glasgow (1975-1993). The records have been arranged into 19 sections covering the following activity or format:
Institutional administration, 1908-1993
Building and campus development, 1911-1992
Student administration, 1908-1993
Course development and teaching, 1914-1993
College services, 1921-1993
Marketing and public relations, 1910-1993
Research and staff development, 1935-1992
Student body, 1919-1988
College enterprise activities, 1981-1993
Fundraising activities, 1939-1979
Royal connections, 1944-1993
Special anniversaries, events and visitors, 1924-1989
Collaboration with external organisations, 1917-1986
College histories, 1925-1975
Published books and pamphlets by the College, 1910-2009