- 2010 (Creation)
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9 volumes + 3 CDs (0.24 metres)
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Glenda White began her career as a school teacher before moving into the field of teacher training, lecturing for thirteen years at Jordanhill College of Education during the 1970s and 1980s. She subsequently became Chief Inspector of Schools for Strathclyde, and was latterly an independent educational consultant, taking on several senior advisory roles. Following her retirement, she completed a doctoral thesis at the University of the West of Scotland on the life and work of the Scottish educationist, David Stow. Glenda White is presently an Honorary Teaching Fellow of the University of Glasgow and an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Strathclyde.
Gifted by Glenda White in October 2010.
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One hard-bound copy and one electronic copy of Glenda White's unpublished PhD thesis: 'A Sort of Amateur Schoolmaster: The Life, Work and Influence of David Stow' (2 volumes and 1 CD, University of the West of Scotland, 2010); 7 spiral-bound volumes containing transcripts and other resources collected to supplement the thesis, entitled 'People involved in the Glasgow Infant School Society and the Glasgow Educational Society', 'David Stow's personal correspondence', 'Stow's school designs and equipment', 'David Stow's family tree', 'Schools in Scotland influenced by Stow', 'Transcript of the manuscript of the minutes of the Free Church Training College 1845-1865', 'Relevant newspaper articles and references'; CD containing an electronic version of David Stow's family tree; CD containing David Stow digitised resources.
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Further donations of research notes and materials collected by Glenda White are expected.
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