GCU News 2005
They Shall Grow Not Old
13 December 2005
Scotland Street School Museum is housing an exhibition until
April 2006 based around a trip school children made with WWII
veterans to the Normandy battlefields. We are delighted that
the D Day Flag, part of our
Institutional Archive, is on display along with its fascinating
story. The exhibition also includes material from Research
Kevin Morrison Collection.
Edwin Morgan Poem
7 September 2005
Earlier this year, the
Association of Directors of Social Work (whose
Archive is held in the University), commissioned Edwin Morgan to
write a poem for the
social workers of Scotland.
Aberlour Child Care Trust Archive
7 July 2005
A new collection level description has now been added for this
Campus Buildings and their Names
29 June 2005
Do you know anything about George Moore, Charles Oakley, Hamish
Wood, William Harley or Govan Mbeki? The story behind the
naming of our buildings has been
added to the Institutional Archive pages.
D Day Flag
27 June 2005
A battery flag was hurriedly made by students at the Glasgow and West of
Scotland College of Domestic Science and used in the D Day landings.
The full story, including a photograph of the flag and route, can be
seen in the description of the
Anne Wallace Collection.
Glasgow Caledonian Archive of the Trotskyist Tradition -
20 June 2005
A Reference Library to
support this Archive has been established and will be updated when
new items are purchased or gifted.
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders: The Right To Work
17 June 2005
The Archives have recently taken deposit from Govan Initiative
Ltd, the 30th anniversary exhibition housed in the Mitchell Library,
Glasgow in November 2001. This impressive exhibition was
created to commemorate the world famous UCS work-in in 1971. We
already hold other records relating to UCS in the
STUC Archive and the
Communist Party of Great Britain: Scottish Committee Archive.
Watch this space for further details.
New Accession: Anti Apartheid News
7 June 2005
To supplement the
Anti Apartheid Movement in Scotland Archive, we have purchased a
run of the Anti Apartheid News: the newspaper of the Anti Apartheid
Movement. The run dates from April 1982 to November 1988.
New Accession: Papers of Robert Climie
3 May 2005
A commemorative gong presented by the STUC in 1914, two personal letters from Ramsay MacDonald and an obituary makes up this interesting deposit. It was gifted by Robert’s grandson and fits well with the STUC Archive. Robert Climie was a member of the STUC’s Parliamentary Committee (1910–1918 and 1920-1923), holding the position of Secretary to the Committee in 1914. His nominating body was Ayrshire Trades Council. Watch this space for a fuller description of the deposit including biographical material relating to Robert.
26 August, 2008
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