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Project workshop programmes and outputs

This file consists of 4 files:

  • Glasgow Caledonian University Research Day, 31 May 2019, proposals, programme and activities, May 2019
  • Introduction to social enterprise workshop programme, December 2019
  • Mapping community co-operatives workshop, 22 January 2020, programme and resources, January 2020
  • Offering material to the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland), 28 January 2020, programme and resources, January 2020

Social enterprise papers

This series consists of 8 sub-series:

  • Industrial Common Ownership initiatives (ICOM and ICOF) and Scottish Co-operative Development Committee (SCDC) operational papers, 1975-1988
  • Commonwealth Association for Local Action and Economic Development (COMMACT) papers, 1988-2005
  • Industrial co-operatives related articles, reports and publications, 1973-1997
  • Community and social enterprise related articles, reports and publications, 1982-2010
  • Legal Structures Working Party meetings, correspondence and presentations, 1990-1999
  • Social capital related articles, reports and publications, 2000-2002
  • Training and guidance packs and presentations relating to social enterprise, 1989-2004
  • Newspaper cuttings, 1974-1997

Social Enterprise (SE) describes an organisation that trades for a social purpose, with profits being reinvested for social good.

Management and administration of CBS and CBSN

This series consists of 9 subseries:

  • Legal and strategic documents of CBS and CBSN, 1984-2002
  • CBS Steering Group minutes, papers and correspondence, 1981
  • Annual general meetings of CBS and CBSN, minutes, papers and correspondence, 1987-2000
  • Board of Management and Directors' meetings of CBS and CBSN, 1985-2004
  • CBS Office Bearers' meetings, 1986
  • Financial records of CBSN for year 2009/2010
  • Financial records of CBSN Services for year 2009/2010
  • CBS Membership correspondence and survey
  • CBSN Company Secretary's file

Glasgow Cookery Book

This series consists of 4 files:

  • Editions of the Glasgow Cookery Book, 1910-2009
  • Correspondence regarding the Glasgow Cookery Book, 1950-1952
  • Financial correspondence and accounts for the Glasgow Cookery Book, 1952-1972
  • Correspondence regarding the Glasgow Cookery Book, 1972-1988

The first Glasgow Cookery Book was published in 1910 under the direction of Ella Glaister, first Principal of the College. The book was originally intended for use by students in their training and was compiled from recipes which had been perfected over the years by the College’s parent cookery schools. In time, the cookery book was made available for public sale and its popularity increased so much that the Glasgow Cookery Book became a household name. The first to thirteenth editions were published by N Adshead and Son, Glasgow. Further revised editions from 1951 onward were published by John Smith and Son (Glasgow) Ltd. These editions include a revised metric edition published for the College Centenary in 1975 under the name of the Queen’s College, Glasgow. In 2009 a centenary edition with a history of the book and the College was published by Waverley Books, Glasgow to celebrate 100 years of the publication of the book.

Papers relating to the developing role of the social worker

This series consists of 3 files:

  • Historical social work pamphlets and reports, 1952-2006
  • Papers on the role of the social worker, 1961-1981
  • Papers relating to the Seebohm Report, Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the introduction of new local authority social work departments, 1962-1973

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) reports on social economy, community development, land ownership and HIE management structures

This series consists of 2 files:

  • Reports on on social economy, community development and land ownership in the Highlands and Islands, 1992-2003
  • Report on Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) management structures, 1992

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) was the successor body to HIDB. It was established in April 1991 with headquarters in Inverness and the HIDB local area offices were replaced by Local Enterprise Companies (LECs). HIE provided strategic leadership to its network, support services to the LECs and implemented wider Highlands and Islands programmes and major projects.

Community enterprises in the Highlands and Islands reports, publications, photographs and miscellaneous material

This series consists of 5 files:

  • Reports on specific community enterprises in the Highlands and Islands, 1980-2003
  • Stationary, leaflets, photographs and newspaper cuttings of community enterprises in the Highlands and Islands, 1980-1991
  • Association of Community Enterprise in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) articles, artwork and photographs, 1985-1989
  • Association of Community Enterprise in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) publications, 1986-1990
  • Information manual on community enterprises, 2002

The Association of Community Enterprises in the Highlands and Islands (ACE-HI) was established in 1986, with HIDB support, to provide support for community enterprises. It offered help and advice and sharing skills and knowledge for community co-operatives and community businesses across the region. It closed in 1996.

Scottish Community Enterprise Investment Fund plc (SCEIF) records

This series consists of 6 sub-series:

  • Legal and strategic documents of SCEIF, September 1988 - January 1998
  • Annual general meeting papers of SCEIF, September 1990 - September 1998
  • Investment Fund Working Party and SCEIF Directors' meetings and correspondence, December 1988 - December 1999
  • Correspondence and research of John Pearce for SCEIF, November 1984 - March 1993
  • Marketing, media and presentations for SCEIF, 1989-1993
  • SCEIF shareholder administration, September 1989 - November 1993

The Scottish Community Investment Forum (SCEIF) plc was a subsidiary company of CBS, set up in 1989, specifically to lend to Scottish community businesses. Registered in Scotland, no. 119352. It was launched by its Chair, Sir Kenneth Alexander, on 26 September 1989 at an event in Glasgow. Regional launch events were held in other locations across Scotland. Members of the public, local authorities, commercial and other organisations were invited to purchase shares. It was a “closed end” fund with its shareholders due to be repaid in November 2000 or earlier. The fund raised £0.5 million to lend to community enterprises via an appraisal process. Needleworks Ltd, Glasgow, and Barra Community Co-operative were the first two loan recipients and in the 10 years of operation £340,000 of loans were granted. However, the fund was too small to be self-supporting and was wound up at the EGM on the 7 December 1999. SCEIF shareholders were given the option to transfer their shares into the larger ‘Investors in Society’ fund for which the Charities Aid Foundation had set up a Scottish office.

Central academic services

This series consists of 1 sub-series:

  • Library services, 1952-1993

See also minutes, papers and correspondence in the Central Academic Services Committee series, reference QC/1/4/4. Central Academic Services also included Technical services but there is no surviving material from this service except the minutes of the Technical committee meetings found in the Governing Body and appointed committees series, reference QC/1/2.

Catering, Hospitality and Institution Management and related courses

This series consists of 5 sub-series:

  • Consumer, Business and Catering Management courses, 1980-1981
  • Faculty of Management Studies student reports, 1987-1992
  • Consumer, Hospitality Management, Food Product Development and Consumer and Business Services courses, 1991-1992
  • Consumer studies courses, 1991
  • Faculty of Management Studies student work experience, 1992

Principal (1991-1993) : John C Phillips papers

This series consists of 8 sub-series:

  • General correspondence and reports, 1985-1993
  • Scottish Education Department correspondence, 1992
  • Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC) correspondence, 1992
  • Scottish Vocational Education Council (SCOTVEC) correspondence, 1991-1993
  • Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) correspondence, 1991-1992
  • Universities Funding Council correspondence, 1991-1993
  • Presentations given by John C Phillips, 1991-1992
  • Academic work of John C Phillips, c1962-c1966

Social Work courses

This series consists of 9 sub-series:

  • Social Work course proposals, 1976-1991
  • Course administration and School of Social Work development, 1977-1993
  • Council Social Work departments’ correspondence and meetings, 1978-1987
  • Social Work bodies' correspondence and meeting papers, 1978-1989
  • Monitoring , evaluation and review of Social Work courses, 1980-1983
  • Social work teaching facilities and tools, 1980-1989
  • Three year course for Mature Entrants with Family Commitments, 1980-1993
  • Postgraduate Social Work course, 1980-1990
  • Social Work practice placements, 1981-1990

Academic Council and standing committees

This series consists of 8 sub-series:

  • Operational handbooks, 1980-1991
  • Academic Council minutes, 1982-1992
  • Course Development Committee, 1980-1990
  • Central Academic Services Committee, 1982-1991
  • Research and Staff Development Committee, 1985-1993
  • Academic and Professional Standards Committee, 1990-1992
  • Course Leaders meetings, 1981-1986
  • Health and Safety at Work Committee, 1979-1989

Queen’s College Glasgow Enterprises Ltd

This series consists of 2 files:

  • Minutes of meetings of Queen's College Glasgow (QCG) Enterprises Ltd, 1987-1992
  • Managing Director’s reports of Queen's College Glasgow (QCG) Enterprises Ltd, 1989-1993

Queen’s College Glasgow Enterprises Ltd was established in 1987 following a feasibility study by Coopers and Lybrand. It was formed with a loan from the College Endowment Funds and was established to generate income which would be used to help support the work of the College. The Directors were either members of the Governing Body or staff of the College. The bulk of its income came from work for the Training Agency and also from other courses run by the company and consultancy work.

Alumni Association

This series consists of 6 files:

  • Meetings of the Alumni Association Committee, 1991-1992
  • Correspondence of the Alumni Association : external mail, 1991-1993
  • Formation of the Alumni Association, 1991-1992
  • Correspondence of the Alumni Association : internal mail, 1991-1993
  • Events of the Alumni Association, 1991-1992
  • Alumni newsletters, 1991-1992

After the Former Students' Association folded in the 1980s the College had no formal association with its alumni. In 1991 the Alumni Association was set up and a mass mailshot was conducted to to re-establish contact with former students.

Southbrae campus development and opening

This series consists of 2 sub-series:

  • Southbrae campus development and expenditure, c1987-1990
  • Formal opening of the Southbrae Campus, Faculty of Health Studies, by HRH Princess of Wales on 13 December 1991, 1991-1992

The College had planned to house its expanding health care courses in a new development on Eldon Street, creating a single site campus around the existing Park Drive building. In 1987 the Scottish Education Department carried out a feasibility study to consider the extent to which vacant accommodation at Jordanhill College of Education could meet the needs of the Health Studies faculty. In 1988 the Scottish Office decided that the new health care courses should be housed at Jordanhill and so the Southbrae Campus was initiated.

The Schools of Radiography and Chiropody took up occupation of the Crawfurd Building at the Southbrae Campus in January 1991, the School of Occupational Therapy in February 1991 and the School of Orthoptics in March 1991. The Faculty of Health Studies at the Crawfurd Building, was officially inaugurated on Friday 13 December 1991 by Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales who unveiled the commemorative plaque.

Child abuse reports, studies and enquiries

This series consists of 5 files:

  • Richard Clark child abuse inquiry related papers, 1974-1975
  • RSSPCC Overnewton Centre reports and related correspondence, 1978-1987
  • General child abuse related reports and studies, 1981-1987
  • Orkney child abuse inquiry related reports, articles and briefing papers, 1991-1992
  • Orkney child abuse inquiry newspaper cuttings, 1991-1992
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