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

Miscellaneous research reports on adult education, social care, education policy and staff exchange trips

This file contains 4 reports:
-Dorothy M Crawford, ‘A comparative study of the theoretical and practical aspects of art as provided by Glasgow University adult and continuing education department: a dissertation presented for the diploma in adult education at Glasgow University’, 1979
-Barbara Kelly, ‘Quarrier’s research project, 1980-1982’ August 1982
-Ian Davidson, ‘The implementation of public policy: academic validation in the public sector of higher education, 1964-1988’, dissertation submitted for the MSc Public Policy, University of Strathclyde, 16 December 1988
-Sheena M MacArthur, ‘Staff exchange with Iowa State University’, September 1989

Dorothy Crawford was a Lecturer in the Design, Dress and Textiles Department; Barbara Kelly was a Research Fellow and Ian Davidson was Assistant Secretary, Administration and Academic Services, all at the Queen’s College, Glasgow.

Miscellaneous research papers on nutrition and physiotherapy

This file contains 4 papers:
-Marjory L Hart (Lecturer in Nutrition, Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science) and A G Cox, ‘A comparison of dietary analysis methods using a computer’, published reprint from “Nutrition” Vol 21, no.3, 146-153, 1967
-‘Guar gum in diabetes’, photocopy of reprint from “The Lancet”, November 13, 1976, p1086-1087
-David J A Jenkins, T Derek, R Hockaday, Richard Howarth (Science lecturer at the Queen's College, Glasgow), E C Apling, Thomas M S Wolever, Anthony R Leeds, Susan Bacon, Jang Dilawari, ‘Treatment of diabetes with guar gum: Reduction of urinary glucose loss in diabetics’, published reprint from “The Lancet”, Saturday 15 October 1977
-John R Vasey and Lesley W Crozier, School of Physiotherapy, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, ‘Basic movement patterns and their relationship to occupational physical problems’, published reprint from “Journal of Human Movement Studies”, 1975, 1, 104-110

Robert G Sawyer collaborative research papers on learning in the RAF

This file contains 3 papers:
-Squadron Leader R Sanderson and Squadron Leader R G Sawyer, ‘The development of an approach to training in subjective assessment’, photocopy of typescript paper, not dated
-Squadron Leader R G Sawyer, ‘Programmed Learning in the RAF in the 1970s’, photocopy of paper, c 1971
-Squadron Leader R G Sawyer and Squadron Leader T M Hooley, ‘The development of educational technology in the Royal Air Force’, photocopy from “British Journal of Educational technology”, Vol 3, 3, 168-174, October 1972

Robert G Sawyer was a Senior Lecturer in the Educational Technology Unit at the Queen's College, Glasgow. The papers were written when he was employed by the Royal Air Force.

L B Smith collaborative research papers on dietary toxins in the Glasgow area

This file contains 3 papers:
-J D Cross, I M Dale, H Smith and L B Smith, ‘Dietary arsenic in the Glasgow area’, “Radiochem. Radionanal. Letters” 34 (5-6) 345-354 (1978), published reprint
-J D Cross, R M Raie, H Smith and L B Smith, ‘Dietary selenium in the Glasgow area’, “Radiochem. Radionanal. Letters” 35 (6) 281-290 (1978), published reprint
-J D Cross, I M Dale, H Smith and L B Smith, ‘Dietary bromine in the Glasgow area’, “Radiochem. Radionanal. Letters” 35 (6) 291-300 (1978), published reprint

L B Smith was a lecturer at the Queen's College, Glasgow.

Robert J Chalmers collaborative research papers on medical drug tests and physiological research

This file contains 1 folder:
-D L McLellan, R J Chalmers and R H Johnson, ‘A double-blind trial of Tetrabenazine, Thiopropazate, and placebo in patients with Chorea’, published reprint from “The Lancet”, January 26, 1974, p104-107

  • D L McLellan, R J Chalmers and R H Johnson, ‘Clinical and pharmacological evaluation of the effects of Piribedil in Patients with Parkinsonism’, published reprint from “Acta neurologica Scandinavica”, 1975, 51, p74-78
    -R J Chalmers, R H Johnson, R H Al Badran and B O Williams, ‘Metabolic changes during exercise testing of patients with Ischaemic Heart Disease’ published reprint from “European Journal of Applied Physiology”, 35, p261-269 (1976)
    -R J Chalmers, W R Sulaiman and R H Johnson, ‘The metabolic response to exercise in chronic alcoholics’, published reprint from the “Quarterly journal of experimental physiology” (1977), 62, p265-274
    -R J Chalmers, E H Bennie, R H Johnson and H G Kinnell, ‘The growth hormone response to insulin induced hypoglycaemia in alcoholics’, published reprint from “Psychological medicine”, 1977, 7, p607-611
    -R J Chalmers, E H Bennie, R H Johnson and G Masterton, ‘Growth hormone, prolactin, and corticosteroid responses to insulin hypoglycaemia in alcoholics’, published reprint from the “British medical journal”, 1978, 8, p483-486
    -R J Chalmers and E H Bennie, ‘The effect of fluphenazine on basal prolactin concentrations’ published reprint from “Psychololgical Medicine”, 1978, 8, p483-486
    -R J Chalmers, E H Bennie and R H Johnson, ‘Effect of Fluphenazine on pituitary function in man’, published reprint from “Clinical Endocrinology”, 1978, 8, p75-79

Robert J Chalmers was a lecturer in nutrition at the Queen's College, Glasgow. The papers were written when he was a research assistant at the Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

Mary Andross research papers on food and nutrition

This file contains 3 folders:
-'Report on 6 weeks sojourn in America and Canada, 22nd April to 4th June 1935' (1 duplicate); Criticisms of American Methods not included in the report. (1 duplicate), typescript copy, 1935 (folder 1)
-Milk in adult nutrition, paper read at joint meeting of the Food Group and the Scottish Section of the Society of Public Analysts on 22nd January 1936', "Journal of Society of Chemical Industry" vol 55, no. 8, pp148-149. Published copy of the journal and a reprint of the paper, 1936 (folder 1)
-‘South African deciduous fruit as it reaches the consumer in Glasgow’, a report on condition of plums, pears and peaches and an attempt to discover cause of drying off, typescript copy, February/March 1936 (folder 1)
-‘Home and foreign meat, as it reaches the consumer in Glasgow’, for Meat Marketing Board, typescript copy, April 1936 (folder 1)
-‘Test of ”Chest – Height” formula for weight in women’, typescript copy, February 1936 (folder 1)
-‘What to eat and why’, leaflet no. 1, The Scottish Council for Community Service during Unemployment, printed copy, 1937 (folder 2)
-‘Losses on boiling milk, 1 pint of milk boiled is not 1 pint of boiled milk’, typescript copy, 18 June 1937 (folder 2)
-‘Report on plum “Burbank Giant Prune”, typescript copy, March 1937 (folder 2)
-‘Report on Argentine, New Zealand and Australian chilled and frozen meat’, typescript copy, March 1938 (folder 2)
-‘Losses on boiling milk’, “The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry”, July 1939, Vol 58, p 252-254, published reprint 1939 (folder 2)
-‘Sugar saving in jam manufacture’, results supplied to Ministry of Food, two typescript copies, March 1939 (folder 2)
-‘An economical budget for the family with menus and recipes (father, mother and three children, aged 12, 10 and 7 years), handwritten and typescript copies, November 1939 (folder 2)
-‘Effect of cooking on eggs’, read at Nation’s Food Meeting, Nutrition Panel, typescript copy, 24 May 1940, and published reprint from “Chemistry and Industry”, Vol 99, no. 29, p449-454, 29 June 1940 (folder 2)
-‘Present day cost of first class protein requirement’, typescript copy, 27 May 1940; ‘Comparison of amounts of first class protein in various foods’, undated typescript copy; ‘Present-day cost of edible protein (first-class), published reprint, from “Chemistry and Industry”, Vol 60, no. 11, p176-179, 15 March 1941; letter from the Ministry of Food thanking Miss Andross for a copy of the paper, 29 May 1941 (folder 3)
-Replacements for wheat flour and recipes, typescript copy, September 1940 (folder 3)
-‘Vitamin content of wild fruit products’, typescript copy, 24 March 1941 and letter from the Ministry of Food regarding return of the transcript, 22 September 1941 (folder 3)
-‘Addition to “Food preservation in war-time”’, typescript copy, 1941 (folder 3)
-‘Testing of Soyolk’, typescript copy, December 1941 (folder 3)
-List of research work undertaken in the Nutrition Department, December 1935 to November 1943, one handwritten and two typescript copies, October 1943; typescript extracts of research work mentioned in committee minutes, 21 May 1936 to 18 March 1937; list of research work carried out for the South African Co-operative Deciduous Fruit Exchange Ltd, the Director of Public Assistance and the Procurator-Fiscal and fees paid, typescript and handwritten copies, 25 October 1943 (folder 3)
-‘Report on Vitamin C in Scottish soups’, typescript copy 1944; letter from the Scottish Education Department conveying the Ministry of Food’s thanks for the assistance of the College, 15 May 1944; Mary Andross’s typescript and handwritten recipes and research notes, 1944; copy letter from the Scottish Education Department requesting recipes and methods of making Scotch Broth, 1 February 1944 (folder 3)
-‘Losses of nutrients in the preparation of foodstuffs, some aspects of the waste problem: cooking and plate waste’, “Proceedings of the Nutrition Society”, Vol 4, no. 2, published reprint 1946 (folder 3)
-‘Paper on waste, Nutrition Society, Dundee, April 1945’, typescript copy, June 1945 (folder 3)
-‘An investigation into the methods of teaching organic chemistry to domestic science teachers in training at the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science’, typescript copy, 10 July 1948 (folder 3)
-‘Dietetic Department at Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science’, “Nutrition, Journal of Dietetics, Food Catering, Child Nutrition”, Vol 7, no. 4, p177-181, published copy of the Journal, 1953 (folder 3)
-‘A defence of the newer methods of cooking vegetables’, undated typescript copy (folder 3)
-‘Extraction of sugar from sugar beet’, undated handwritten copy (folder 3)
-‘Report on tour with American van’, handwritten copy, c1940 (folder 3)

Mike Stone research reports on social work and childcare

This file contains 2 reports:

  • Mike Stone, ‘All change in child care (1978-1984): The experience of three voluntary organisations together with a comparative perspective from two Social Work Departments’, c1985
    -Mike Stone, ‘District admissions and support units in Strathclyde Region Social Work Department: Are they effective?’, dissertation submitted for the MSc in Applied Social Research, University of Stirling, August 1990

Mike Stone was a Lecturer in Social Work, at the Queen’s College, Glasgow.

Comparison of enrolments

This file contains 1 folder:

  • Annual lists of student numbers enrolled on each course and student numbers for the previous year, 1947-1979
  • Cohort analysis detailing statistics for each course including, numbers of applications, interviews, offers made, offers accepted and progress through each year of the course for 1982 to 1988
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