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College change of name correspondence

This file contains 1 folder:
-Correspondence between Sir Martin Charteris, Buckingham Palace and George Parker, Chairman of the Board of Governors, requesting to change the name to the Queen’s College, Glasgow, including letter to the Queen thanking her for the honour conferred on the College, December 1974 - March 1975
-Letters from Juliann Calder to the Scottish Education Department regarding writing to the Secretary of State to request the change of name, January 1975
-Correspondence between William Ross, Secretary of State for Scotland, and George Parker, requesting changing the name to the Queen’s College, Glasgow January 1975
-Correspondence between W A Lamberton, Scottish Home and Health Department, and George Parker regarding approaching the Registrar of Companies, Edinburgh, for permission for the change of name, including letter notifying George Parker that the change of name was approved by the Queen, March 1975
-Letters sent to governors of the College and representatives of other Scottish Central Institutions and other organisations to notify them that the name change was approved, March 1975
-Photocopy of newspaper article on the change of name, March 1975
-Letters of congratulations on the name change from other institutions, March 1975 - April 1975
-Correspondence between Malcolm R Innes, Lyon Clerk and Keeper of the Records, and Henry Rose regarding the Petition for bearing a coat of arms for the Queen’s College, Glasgow, March 1975
-Notification of an extraordinary general meeting of the Association on 30 May 1975 to approve the change of name to the Queen’s College, Glasgow, and note of the meeting, May 1975
-Correspondence with the Companies Registration Office to register the change of name, including photocopies of the certificates of the name change, May 1975 - July 1975

General correspondence file kept by Henry Rose on centenary celebrations

This file contains 1 folder:
-Suggestions for centenary event to be held in the Hall, depicting scenes from events in the College’s history, September 1973
-Copies of correspondence with Buckingham Palace regarding the College and inviting the Queen to visit during 1975/76 for the College centenary, December 1973 - January 1974 and September 1974 - October 1974
-Letters of invitation to join or offer nominations for members of a special committee on the College Centenary celebrations, January 1974 - February 1974
-Correspondence with Rev William Morris regarding a service of thanksgiving and commemoration for the centenary in Glasgow Cathedral, February 1974
-Letter to Jean Nicol regarding the College badge, 19 February 1974
-Correspondence with the Albany Hotel regarding booking of the St Andrews Suite for an evening centenary celebration function on 13 September 1975, February 1974
-Correspondence with the Scottish Education Department requesting use of funds within the College account for the centenary celebrations, April 1974 - October 1974
-Correspondence with Rev William Morris, Glasgow Cathedral, regarding replacing the college plaque on the pew in the cathedral with the College coat of arms, September 1974
-Correspondence with Messrs Whytock and Reid regarding the design of a College plaque to be attached to the College pew in Glasgow Cathedral, including draft drawings of the College crest and quotation, September 1974 - December 1974
-Memorandum on public relations, 23 December 1974

Secretary of State luncheon correspondence kept by Juliann Calder

This file contains 1 folder:
-Letters of invitation to the luncheon prior to the opening ceremony of the new buildings on 12 September 1975, 12 August 1975
-Response letters accepting/declining the invitation, August 1975
-Guest list for the luncheon, September 1975
-Black and white press photograph of Juliann Calder, Rt Hon William Ross and George Parker being served at the luncheon, and proof, The Scotsman Publications Ltd, September 1975 (photograph 1)
-Black and white press photograph of Rt Hon William Ross with staff and students serving tea after the opening ceremony, September 1975 (photograph 2)

Centenary service in Glasgow Cathedral correspondence kept by Juliann Calder

This file contains 1 folder:
-Letters from Rev Dr William Morris, Glasgow Cathedral to Miss Calder regarding arrangements for the service, 19 August 1975 and 3 September 1975
-Letters of invitation to the service at Glasgow Cathedral on 14 September 1975, 4 September 1975
-Printed copy of order of service for the service marking the College centenary

Henry F A Rose, Secretary and Treasurer’s, retirement

This file contains 1 folder:
-Invitation sheet to the social evening on 21 March 1989 to mark the retirement, February 1989
-Samples of invitation letters for the retirement luncheon on 22 March 1989 and request for contributions to the retirement gift, 14 February 1989
-Letters in response to invitations to the events
-Invitation letter to the social evening on 21 March 1989 to mark the retirement, 16 March 1989
-Template for donation receipts, March 1989
-Thank you letters from and to guests attending the events, March 1989

Ministry of Food : Food Economy Campaign

This file contains 1 folder and 8 large leaflets:
-Leaflet, ‘Short emergency scheme of work, to teach classes the explanation and measurements of Food Controllers’ allowance per head’
-Food economy handbook - fragile
-Typescript copies of Ministry of Food recipe collections including use of hay box; economical cuts of meat; one day’s meals within the rations; meat substitutes; breakfast or supper dishes (1 duplicate); flour substitutes (1 duplicate); puddings, March 1917 - May 1917
-Hints to cookery teachers
-Points for speakers
-Set of ‘Waste not, want not’ leaflets including MF 38 ‘All about soups’ (1 duplicate); MF 39 ‘Delicious stews’ (1 duplicate); MF 37 ‘How to use potatoes!’ (1 duplicate); FE 68 ‘Eighteen very cheap dishes’ (1 duplicate), all fragile
-Bundle of miscellaneous typescript recipes
-Typescript list of wild foods used as salads and as alternatives to spinach or kale, asparagus, tuberous vegetables.

The Food Economy Campaign was established by the Ministry of Food in 1916. A women’s service held food economy meetings in every town and village, set up over 1200 local Food Economy Campaign committees to encourage food saving through propaganda, persuasion and education.

Eighth International Congress on Home Economics, Edinburgh, Scotland

This sub-series consists of 4 files:
-Conference papers for the eighth International Congress, 1953
-Isobel Gibson’s conference pack for the eighth International Congress, 1953
-Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science arrangements for conference delegates visiting the College, 1953
-Press cuttings about the eighth International Congress, August 1953

The eighth International Congress on Home Economics was held at the University of Edinburgh from 12-18 August 1953. The programme included a visit to the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science. Isobel Gibson was one of the Convenors of Sub-Committees of the organising committee.

Isobel Gibson’s conference pack for the eighth International Congress

This file contains 1 folder:
-International Federation of Home Economics, Eighth international congress information sheet and blank application form
-Handwritten notes of talk given by Isobel Gibson at the congress
-Typescript copy of the resolutions for voting
-Congress list of members
-Congress general reports
-International Federation of Home Economics
-‘Home Economics in Scotland’ exhibition programme, Moray House Training College, 12-17 August 1953
-City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh, ‘Programme of Reception, Dance and Concert’, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, 12 August 1953
-Order of Service, St Giles’ Cathedral, 16th August 1953, 9am
-Invitation to Miss I S Gibson and guest, for the Garden Party, Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh, 17 August 1953, 3.30pm to 5.30pm
-Organising Committee farewell luncheon menu, 18 August 1953, Royal British Hotel, Edinburgh, with signatures on back
-Central Youth Employment Executive booklet, ‘Domestic science and dietetics’, Choice of careers, new series no. 13, HMSO, Revised edition, April 1953
-Ministry of Education booklet, ‘A guide to the educational system of England and Wales’, pamphlet no. 2, HMSO, reprint 1952
-Scottish Education Department booklet, ‘Public education in Scotland’, HMSO, reprint 1953
-International Fedreration of Home Economics ‘Statuts’ leaflet, in French
-French editions of Home Economic bulletin ‘L’Enseignement ménager’, no. 3, Septembre 1953 and no. 2, Juin 1954
-Congress delegate’s folder

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