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Exploring the University's Historical International Connections by Susan Yule

My name is Susan Yule and I have just completed a work experience placement with the University of Glasgow Archive Services, through the University’s Club 21 internship scheme. 472 more words

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“Lonely Lost People Living in the Wasteland”: Exploring the archive of Thomas Ferguson Rodger

A blogpost by Phd student Sarah Phelan

Thomas Ferguson Rodger (1907-1978) was first Professor of Psychological Medicine at the University of Glasgow (1948-1973) and consultant psychiatrist at a number of Glasgow hospitals. 712 more words

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25 Years of Business Collections in Thurso Street

25 years ago in 1989, the collections of business records (that today form the Scottish Business Archive) held by the University were moved down to the University of Glasgow Archive Services here at Thurso Street. 1,021 more words

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Club 21: New Lanark Visitor Book transcription - by Michael Black

During this summer I had the chance to join the team at Archive Services to complete a Club 21 project. Following the recent conservation and digitisation of two Visitor Books from the New Lanark Mills collection, I worked on transcribing some of the original, handwritten entries in order to make them more legible for users. 333 more words

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Something to be Proud of: The Rectorial Election Campaigns since the 1870s, part 2

By Fraser McGowan, University of Glasgow Club 21 student.

Find part 1 covering 1870s-1905 here.

Following on from the previous post, we now move on to the 1908 campaign which was the first in which a Labour candidate for the Rectorship was nominated. 1,509 more words

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Something to be Proud of: The Rectorial Election Campaigns since the 1870s, part 1

By Fraser McGowan, University of Glasgow Club 21 student

As part of a Club 21 placement I have been researching the history of student political societies at the University of Glasgow.Following on from researching the Glasgow University Distributist Club, I am been looking into the history of the Rectorial Elections from the 1870s until the present day using the records of the… 1,206 more words

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