File 4 - Miscellaneous correspondence, notes and reports kept by Dorothy Melvin

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GB 1847 QC/2/1/1/4

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Miscellaneous correspondence, notes and reports kept by Dorothy Melvin

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  • 1919-1948 (Creation)

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This file contains 1 folder:

  • Letter from E Hamilton to Miss MacKirdy regarding request to supervise during an examination, 17 June 1909
  • Letters of enquiry regarding students of the West End School of Cookery, 7 October 1911 and April 1925
  • National Council for Domestic Studies First Annual Report, 24 October 1919
  • Programme for the Edinburgh School of Cookery and Domestic Economy jubilee exhibition of students' work on 12 March 1925
  • Programme of the 'Educational Institute of Scotland, Annual Congress, Glasgow, December 1925'
  • Handwritten letters from staff and students to Miss Melvin, 1925-1927
  • Handwritten list of people and their addresses, for the College VAD, 1928
  • Programme of the Scottish Federation of Societies, 'Tenth autumn week-end school' on 'Women's work and opportunities in the twentieth century', held at Glasgow University on 3-6 October 1930; handwritten notes of Miss Melvin who spoke at the event.
  • Typescript copies of scottish recipes
  • Memorandum for Special Committee of Advisory Council on Education in Scotland re technical education outwith the Universities, c1945
  • 'Elma and Helen Story - A recollection by GER Young', 1948
  • Memorandum by the Convener of the Property and Finance committee in certain propositions connected with the College, May 1934
  • 'Meat Research Report', Osborne-Peacock Co Ltd., Research Department, Glasgow, 1936
  • 'Womens International News', Vol 35 No. 6, April 1941
  • Typescript list on College headed paper 'Foods from which vitamins should be secured'
  • College leaflet 'Muirhead scholarships in dietetics'
  • Typescript copy of newspaper cutting, 'Meal in a pill: Doctor's wonder extract from cotton seed', June 1935
  • 'Memorandum regarding request by the Scottish Education Department that the College should undertake another course for the training of canteen cooks and in addition should undertake a course for the training of cooks for the school meals service'
  • Memoranda regarding meeting with the Advisory Council for Education in Scotland and Bursaries, December 1943
  • 2 printed business envelopes: from James C Morgan, press and commercial photographer, Glasgow (with red one penny stamp, 1931); from John Swain and Son Ltd, photo-engravers, Glasgow.
  • 2 comical pencil sketches: 1 titled 'simple household repairs' drawn on the back of a business card for Douglas Hewat with '27.7.26 Cadora' handwritten in pen; 1 titled 'preparing scrambled egg in a modern kitchen' drawn on the back of a Rotary Club menu dated 27.7.26
  • Letter from Clementine Churchill, 10 Downing Street, London, expressing thanks for a contribution to her 'Aid to Russia' Fund, December 1941
  • Handwritten toast list for an Edinburgh College of Domestic Science Old Students' Guild event with Miss Melvin, OBE, JP, as guest speaker

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