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Letters, pamphlets and reports kept by Dorothy Melvin regarding World War I work

This file contains 1 folder:
-Letter from F C Gilpin, Brigadier General, regarding the training of soldier cooks, 22 February 1916
-Programme for the Conference of Teachers of Domestic Science, May 1917
-Minutes of the meeting of the interim standing VAD Committee of the War Executive of the Scottish Branch of the British Red Cross Society, 27 April 1917
-Food Economy campaign leaflet
-Statement on the Food Economy campaign by Chalmers Watson, 6 April 1917
-Patriotic Food League leaflet on 'How to meet the requirements of the Food Controller',
-'Food Economy handbook', Ministry of Food
-'Emergency cookery syllabus', School Board of Glasgow, April 1917
-'Some account of special work done by the College during the years of war', 1917

Press cuttings book, 1913 to 1924

This file contains 1 notebook of press cuttings:
-Study of domestic science at the College
-Exhibitions of student work
-Careers for women related to College courses, including domestic service and teaching
-Role of housewives
-Woodside Red Cross Hospital
-War-time cookery including economical meals, food alternatives, food preservation, soldier cooks, Patriotic Food League, Food Economy Campaign
-Students' Union inauguration and magazine
-Miscellaneous articles about notable Glasgow people.

Red Cross Society possession of the new Park Drive Building for a hospital, correspondence

This file contains 1 typescript letter:
-From James McCallum to W J Anderson regarding arrangements for the Society to take temporary possession of the building

The Red Cross Society used the new building as a hospital for the duration of the war. Agreements were made on alterations to make it suitable for use as a hospital, fixtures and fittings, insurance, rental, and the condition of the building on being returned to use by the College.

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

  • GB 1847 QC
  • Fonds
  • 1907 - 2009

This collection covers records from the Glasgow and West of Scotland College of Domestic Science (1907-1975) becoming the Queen's College, Glasgow (1975-1993). The records have been arranged into 19 sections covering the following activity or format:
-Governance
-Institutional administration
-Finance
-Building and campus development
-Student administration
-Course development and teaching
-College services
-Marketing and public relations
-Research and staff development
-Student body
-College enterprise activities
-Fundraising activities
-Royal connections
-Special anniversaries, events and visitors
-Collaboration with external organisations
-College histories
-Published books by the College
-Photographs
-Artefacts

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