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CHILDREN 1ST (formerly the Royal Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children RSSPCC) records

  • C1ST
  • Collection
  • 1884 - 2003

The majority of material in the collection relates to the Glasgow branch of the RSSPCC, including the predecessor organisation, the Glasgow Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Publications produced by the RSSPCC head office and the Scottish Children's League of Pity (junior branch of the RSSPCC) are also included, as well as a small assortment of records from other branches.

  • Financial records of the Glasgow branch, 1906-1972
  • Legacy papers, 1950-1978
  • Complaint books Glasgow, 1953-1965
  • Glasgow branch minutes, 1889-1963
  • Glasgow District Finance Committee minutes, 1903-1971
  • Records of the Ladies Auxiliary Committee Glasgow, 1888-1971
  • Annual reports of the head office, 1896-1982
  • Annual reports of the branches, 1896-1967
  • Additional Glasgow branch annual reports, 1889-1985
  • Records of the Scottish Children’s League including: annual reports, 1904-1993, City Sparrows 1899-1979, minutes of the Glasgow branch 1898-1978 and ephemera
  • Legislative acts and reports on subjects affecting children, 1885-1938
  • Papers relating to the Non-Accidental Injury to Children Committees for Strathkelvin, Lanark and Dumbarton, 1975-1981
  • Institutional records including printed copies of the Royal Charter and the Constitution, 1920-1975
  • Staff records, Dunbartonshire and Glasgow, 1964-1971
  • Records relating to staff training and development, 1898, 1936, and 1970-1978
  • Assorted promotional material, newsletters, and other publications, 1984-2003
  • Glasgow building fund appeal records, 1965-1967, and annual appeal records, 1975
  • Glasgow property records, including architectural plans, 1963-1965;
  • Crookston Home records including minute books, cash books and visitor books, 1903-1925
  • Organisational histories, including a recorded reminiscence of a former RSSPCC Inspector, 1990

CHILDREN 1ST

Vera Hiddleston papers

  • VH
  • Fonds
  • 1937-2006

The collection covers papers kept by Vera Hiddleston whilst working in the social work sector. The papers have been arranged into 10 series reflecting the publications she kept, her roles in training for social workers, in child care and on committees and services she served, including:

  • Government acts and reports relating to social work, child care, local authority services and sick and disabled persons, 1937-1978
  • Child care and training related reports, circulars, newspaper articles and talks, 1948-2002
  • Papers relating to the developing role of the social worker, 1952-2006
  • Training in social work related reports and consultative documents, 1955-1987
  • Association of Child Care Officers (ACCO) meetings, events, annual reports and printed material, 1957-1971
  • Journals and newsletters relating to social work and child care, 1958-1975
  • Published social work books, reports and pamphlets, 1959-1992
  • Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care (SACCC) meetings, correspondence and leaflets, 1960-1963
  • Child abuse reports, studies and enquiries, 1974-1992
  • Elderly care studies, 1987-1989

Hiddleston, Vera | 1931-2017 | social work and child care professional