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Books on history of the College

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  • Published copy of “Century of Change 1875-1975, One hundred years of training Home Economics’ students in Glasgow”, written by Ellice Miller, the Queen’s College, Glasgow, 1975 (1 duplicate)

This book was published as part of the College centenary celebrations in 1975. It was printed by Bell and Bain Ltd, Glasgow.

Centenary subscription fund for Help the Aged (Scottish Housing) Trust

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  • Photocopies of newspaper advertising for Help the Aged flats and day centres
  • Help the Aged’s Report for 1975 and donation leaflet, ‘Five practical ways of helping’,
  • Help the Aged typescript sheets about the charity and its development programme and stages of completion, May 1976 - August 1976
  • Memorandum to the Governors on closure of the centenary subscription fund, 20 September 1976
  • Correspondence regarding allocation of the funds to specific developments; arrangements for a formal presentation ceremony on 18 November 1976, November 1976
  • Letter of thanks from Help the Aged (Scottish Housing) Trust, 19 November 1976
  • Handwritten and typescript copies of letter to The Scottish Sheltered Housing Trust enclosing the balance of £332.71 from the Centenary Subscription Fund.
  • Brochures for the Bield Housing Trust
  • Notification of progress of the Name-a-flat scheme flats funded by the College and of the change of name to the Bield Housing Trust, November 1979

To mark the College centenary celebrations the governors opened a subscription fund to raise money to sponsor flats and lounges in residential complexes for the elderly through the Help the Aged (Scottish Housing) Trust (latterly the Bield Housing Trust). A total of £1,832.71 was donated to sponsor 3 flats and 2 lounges in Greenock, Johnstone, Knightswood and Dowanhill.