Second World War (1939-1945)

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Penny-a-week fund, the College War Chest

This file contains 1 folder:
-Balance sheets, October 1939 - June 1946
-Expenditure from funds, October 1939 - June 1946

The penny-a-week fund, also known as the 'war chest' was instituted within a month of World War II being declared. It was subscribed to by staff and students to collect funds to help the armed forces.

Press cuttings book, 1931 to 1943

This file contains 1 volume of press cuttings:
-Careers for women
-Domestic electricity and Electrical Association for Women (EAW)
-Notable people involved in domestic science and nutrition and prominent people of Glasgow
-Diploma day and prizewinners
-Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD)
-Unemployed teachers
-College hockey team, athletics, sports day, yachting team
-Study of domestic science and facilities at the College
-Public cookery demonstrations and health lectures at the College and elsewhere
-Food nutrition, dietetics, poverty, public health
-Male students and cooks
-PEN Congress in Glasgow
-Exhibitions of student work and mannequin parades
-Marriages of former staff and students
-Role of housewives and importance of domestic science
-Bridgeton Womens' Institute
-Visit of the Duke and Duchess of Kent to the College
-Opening of the College extension by the Duchess of Hamilton
-Glasgow Empire Exhibition 1938
-College air raid shelter
-Wartime work including soldier cooks; 'Save the Fruit' campaign; bottling demonstrations; vitamin C in rosehips; St Enoch Station canteen;cooking on low budgets

Press cuttings book, 1943 to 1959

This file contains 1 volume of press cuttings:
-Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) and canteen cooks
-Wartime cookery
-St Enoch Station canteen
-College name
-Importance of domestic science and role of housewives
-Marriages of former staff and students
-Notable people involved in domestic science and nutrition and prominent people of Glasgow
-Exhibitions of student work and mannequin parades
-Jane Haining
-Students cooking for workers and those affected by London blitz
-Youth Drama School
-Princess Elizabeth becoming Patroness of the College, visiting on Diploma Day and wedding gift of chair from the College
-Diploma day and prizewinners
-Training nurses
-Prefabricated houses
-Careers for women
-Domestic electricity and Electrical Association for Women (EAW)
-Housewives course
-Cookery course for emigrants to Canada
-College sports day
-"Glasgow Cookery Book"
-Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD)
-Study of domestic science
-Cooking on a budget
-Welfare state
-World's Poultry Congress in Glasgow
-College students from abroad
-Royal visit to Erskine House
-All-dairy restaurant in Glasgow
-Dorothy Melvin's retirement

Recipe books published in the 1940s

This file contains 1 folder:
-Published copy of "An economical budget of the family with menus and recipes", February 1940 (book 1) (1 duplicate)
-Published copy of "Some recipes for war-time dishes", April 1940 (book 2) (1 duplicate)
-Published copy of "More recipes for war-time dishes using home-produced foods", June 1941 (book 3) (1 duplicate)
-Published copy of "Food preservation in war-time", c1940 (book 4) (1 duplicate)
-Published copy of "Food preservation in war-time", second edition, c1941 (book 5)

The booklets were written to help people to cook healthy meals on rations and make the best use of home-produced and alternative foods during World War II. All the booklets were published by the University of London Press Ltd.

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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