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Asbestos-related diseases in the West of Scotland oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 4
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1998-2000

27 interviews with sufferers from asbestos-related disease and/or members of their families. Sound recordings and transcripts (17), transcript only (10), or sound only (1). Also questionnaires.Anonymity was assured to all project participants. Onl...

McIvor, Arthur J, b.1956, social historian

Chemical workers oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 7
  • Collection
  • Original recordings and transcripts 2004-2005

Eight interviews conducted by David Walker in pursuit of his doctoral research on ‘Occupational health and safety in the British chemical industry, 1914-1974’ (PhD thesis, University of Strathclyde, 2007: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/6429).The...

Walker, David, b. 1956, historian

Coal miners and dust-related disease oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 6
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 2002, 2004-2005

Oral history project "Coal miners and dust-related disease" aimed to reconstruct the story of the human tragedy of coal miners' respiratory disease. It sought to "write the history of 'black spit' from its early disco...

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Conversation with Cordelia Oliver

  • GB 249 SOHC 10
  • File
  • 3 May 2005

Unidentified male interviewer (possibly Neil Rafeek) in conversation with Cordelia Oliver, Glasgow, 3 May 2005.sound recording (1h 33m 21s) and transcript

Oliver, Cordelia, 1923-2009, Scottish journalist, painter and art critic

Conversation with Jim Scullion

  • GB 249 SOHC 11
  • File
  • 9 February 1999, 1916

Unidentified female interviewer in conversation with sports illustrator and social worker Jim Scullion of Coatbridge.sound recording (0h 52m 48s)

Scullion, James, b.1954, sports illustrator

Conversations with workers at the former Linwood car plant

  • GB 249 SOHC 1
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1981-1985

A series of interviews with former employees at the motor manufacturing complex at Linwood, Renfrewshire, which closed in May 1981 after an extended series of industrial disputes and economic downturn in the UK car manufacturing industry. Several ...

Lockyer, Clifford, economist

Men's work in heavy industries in Glasgow oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 8
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 2005

Conversations between Neil Rafeek and witnesses of working life in the Clydeside heavy industries.Includes notes and draft publications relating to a project about the working culture and notions of masculinity in Clydeside heavy industries.

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Occupational health in Scotland oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 5
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 2001-2002

16 interviews with occupational health experts in Scotland. Also some correspondence and papers submitted by project participants.The project focused on the Scottish Occupational Health Service (SOEHS, formerly SOHLS) between 1964 and 1990.

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Singer strike, 1911

  • GB 249 SOHC 2
  • Collection
  • Original recordings, 1988

Conversations between members of Glasgow Labour History Workshop and former Singer employees, discussing working conditions and the strike at the Singer sewing machine plant in Clydebank, Scotland, March / April 1911.Clydeside industrialists began...

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