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

  • GB 1847 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.

Records include
-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

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