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Agendas, minutes and papers of departmental committees of Board of Governors

  • GB 249 OE/1/35
  • File
  • 1951 - 1958

Agendas, minutes and papers of meetings of departmental committees of the Board of Governors of the Royal Technical College and (from 1956) the Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow.

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Board of Governors

Article entitled 'Strathclyde University'

  • GB 249 OM/22
  • File
  • 1971

Article in Russian on the University of Strathclyde, published in Anglia (Central Office of Information's Russian Language Quarterly), Vol. 37. Also, draft of article in English.

Brown, Robert, fl. 1970-1979, Information Officer, University of Strathclyde

Articles about Hannah Frank

  • GB 249 JCE/22/4/2
  • File
  • 2004, 2008

Photocopy of article entitled 'Hannah Frank' by Geraldine Wallace Weyman in Albert Road Academy 1882-1962, 2004, pp. 40-41.

Offprint of article entitled 'Footprints of Al Aaraaf' by Lesley Richmond in Avenue: alumni magazine of Glasgow University, no 44, June 2008, pp. 8-9.

Frank, Hannah, 1908-2008, artist and sculptor

Board of Governors correspondence

  • GB 249 OE/1/34
  • File
  • 1950 - 1956

File of correspondence of Board of Governors of Royal Technical College, Glasgow.

Royal College of Science and Technology, Glasgow | Board of Governors

Communications from Patrick Geddes to Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Grinling

  • GB 249 T-MIN/20/1
  • File
  • 28 October 1903

Letter from Patrick Geddes at Dunfermline to Mrs C.H. Grinling, an early Fabian socialist activist and editor and publisher of the 'Woolwich Pioneer' newspaper, discussing Geddes' Dunfermline town plan and his approach to town planning in general. Alludes to Andrew Carnegie and refers briefly to Paul Desjardin.

Invitation to an 'At Home' from Patrick Geddes at London to Mr and Mrs C.H.Grinling.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Conversation with Cordelia Oliver

  • GB 249 SOHC 10
  • File
  • 3 May 2005

Recording and transcript of unidentified male interviewer (possibly Neil Rafeek) in conversation with Cordelia Oliver, Glasgow, 3 May 2005.

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

Conversation with Jim Scullion

  • GB 249 SOHC 11
  • File
  • 9 February 1999

Unidentified female interviewer in conversation with sports illustrator and social worker Jim Scullion of Coatbridge. The interview focuses on football, particularly the interviewee's support for Celtic Football Club.

  • sound recording (0h 52m 48s)

Side A

[00:00:14] Introductions.
[00:00:47] Describes going to first football match; tells story of sneaking into Cliftonhill ground and being chased by police.
[00:02.21] Talks about who he went to games with.
[00:03:12] Talks about different areas of Celtic Park from which he watched games.
[00:03:47] Describes how he began to support Celtic as a child.
[00:05:03] Talks about family members’ support for Celtic.
[00:06:10] Talks about how he supported Celtic because his male relatives did; describes attending his first Celtic game; tells story of not realising it had started as there was no radio commentary by David Francey.
[00:07:18] Talks about how he now attends games with his children.
[00:07:26] Talks about female family members’ attitudes to football.
[00:08:12] Talks about whether it is acceptable for women to attend matches; describes bad language and behaviour at matches; remarks that he did not notice females attending when he was young, but saw families once he moved into the stand.
[00:10:29] Talks about facilities for men and women at football grounds in 1980s and 1990s.
[00:11:44] Talks about Celtic Football Club’s importance to him.
[00:12:38] Talks about the players’ importance to him.
[00:13:47] Describes his admiration for player Danny McGrain; mentions Kenny Dalglish and Billy McNeill.
[00:14:31] Talks about whether today’s players deserve high salaries.
[00:15:39] Mentions he is not a member of a supporters’ club.
[00:15:44] Describes when and why he became a season ticket holder.
[00:17:21] Talks about annual cost (season tickets, strips, videos) for himself and sons to support Celtic.
[00:18:04] Describes attitude to this cost.
[00:19:35] Talks about why he is not a Celtic shareholder.
[00:20:50] Describes pre- and post-match rituals when he was a child; tells story of arriving after kick-off because father and brother spent too long in pub; mentions getting Times and Citizen with pictures of players inside and being lifted over turnstile.
[00:22:34] Describes pre- and post-match rituals for himself and sons now; mentions difficulty of parking and exiting car park after matches.
[00:23:43] Talks about food eaten on match day.
[00:24:10] Talks about clothing worn to games; describes tradition of not entering ground until he sees someone he knows, otherwise team will lose.
[00:25:17] Talks about putting off family events to attend football and tells story of pregnant wife accompanying him to game when two weeks overdue.
[00:26:44] Describes atmosphere of Celtic Park when he was a child; mentions merchandise sold outside, including pictures of President Kennedy and (player) Johnny Thomson; describes supporters’ singing before, during and after match.
[00:27:50] Describes how atmosphere differs now; mentions that singing used to be deafening every week.
[00:29:37] Talks about routine of coming into ground with sons.
[00:29:51] Talks about team huddle being most special moment of the game, and final whistle the most hated moment.
[00:30:39] Detailed description of attending Celtic v. Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill, just after Celtic won European Cup in 1967; tells story of getting Lisbon Lions’ autographs and meeting Jock Stein and Jimmy Johnstone.
[00:33:39] Talks about how importance of supporting Celtic has increased for him over time.
[00:33:56] Talks about whether his support for Celtic causes arguments with friends, family and strangers.
[00:34:47] Describes how attending football with sons has enhanced his relationship with them.
[00:35:54] Describes attitude to fellow Celtic supporters; mentions his annoyance at abuse given to Rangers player, Dave McPherson.
[00:37:12] Remarks that he has friends who are Rangers supporters or ex-Rangers players.
[00:37:52] Talks about Celtic’s 1967 European Cup win; describes family events on that day, watching game on television and celebrations afterwards.
[00:40:03] Talks about Celtic’s 1979 league win on last day of season.
[00:40:38] Talks about Celtic’s 1985 league win at last game of season against St Mirren.
[00:41:37] Talks about winning domestic double in Celtic’s centenary year and mentions Roy Aitken.
[00:42:29] Talks about importance of winning 1997-1998 league cup and championship and preventing Rangers from winning 10 league championships in a row.
[00:43:41] Talks about a game in November 1998 when Celtic beat Rangers 5-1; mentions another game where Celtic beat Rangers 7-1.
[00:46:31] Talks about what he sees as Celtic’s greatest achievement.
[00:46:46] Recording ends.

Side B

[00:03:59] Interview resumes. Talks about it not really mattering if Celtic win or lose and how Albion Rovers fans are probably better football supporters.
[00:04:37] Describes his inability to support another club, even if Celtic were relegated.
[00:05:39] Sums up what Celtic means to him.
[00:06:15] Interview ends.

Scullion, James, b. 1954, sports illustrator

Institute for Computer Integrated Manufacture records

  • GB 249 ON/3
  • File
  • 1987

Press releases announcing the formation of the Institute for Computer Integrated Manufacture at the University of Strathclyde, 1987.

Institute for Computer Integrated Manufacture

Interview with Phyllis Craig, Chair of Clydeside Action on Asbestos

  • GB 249 SOHC 35
  • File
  • 28 January 2018

Recording of Arthur McIvor in conversation with Phyllis Craig, Chair of Clydeside Action on Asbestos, 28 January 2018. Phyllis Craig describes her work at the charity where she started on 2 October 1995.

[00:00] Introductions.
[00:25] Summarises main life events.
[01:14] Describes voluntary work at Castlemilk law centre and the poverty she observed.
[01:43] Describes starting work at Clydeside Action on Asbestos.
[02.44] Discusses the occupations of her parents and her relationship with them.
[05:10] Describes roles at Clydeside Action on Asbestos.
[06:04] Tells story of a particular appeal and the treatment of a client.
[07:28] Returns to description of activity of Clydeside Action on Asbestos.
[07:53] Mentions the case of ‘Fairchild, Matthew and Fox’ and describes other asbestosis cases.
[10:58] Describes the wide variety of other Clydeside Action on Asbestos activities, such as fundraising and communications.
[11:56] Describes how the job has changed over the years.
[13:17] Describes how the resources and funding have improved since the early years of the charity.
[13:54] Describes the psychological effects of a mesothelioma diagnosis.
[16:12] Describes the experiences of those living with mesothelioma.
[18:59] Describes the physical and mental effects of mesothelioma.
[20:20] Talks about the limitations of new government disability legislation and its relation to the mental health of sufferers.
[22:15] Mentions the economic schemes that were available to help sufferers and remarks upon the likely negative effects of recent government legislation.
[23:06] Describes the rise of diagnoses of mesothelioma in women, explores the reasons, and talks about the different experiences of the disease for men and women.
[25:45] Describes the difficulties of competing with other charities for funding for example charities that work with victims of post-traumatic stress.
[27:07] Tells the story of a particular mesothelioma case pertaining to a male client who was a Glasgow joiner.
[30:11] Tells the story of two mesothelioma cases pertaining to women, one client from Falkirk who struggled to get a diagnosis and a former GP who works in the charity office. Phyllis comments on the different reactions of men and women to a diagnosis of mesothelioma.
[32:46] States that mesothelioma is still incurable and describes the general life expectancy of sufferers.
[34:47] Describes the dramatic changes in medical interest and treatments for mesothelioma since 1995. Also discusses surgery and the importance of palliative care.
[38:55] Describes the differences between Scotland and England in terms of legislation and compensation. Also describes the tenacity required to campaign for justice.
[42:30] Describes the reasons why legislative situation has evolved further, to the benefit of victims, in Scotland than in England.
[46:11] Discusses how the establishment of the Scottish Parliament has benefited the experience of victims in Scotland and how Scotland’s asbestos legislation compares globally.
[47:43] Describes the current campaigns and activity of Clydeside Action on Asbestos.
[50:59] Closing remarks upon the importance of the recognition of other asbestos related lung cancers in addition to mesothelioma, in terms of legislation and support.
[52:53] Describes inaccuracies in predictions for when the peak of asbestos-related deaths will be seen.

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

Leaflets advertising continuing professional development courses in Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde

  • GB 249 OF/101/6
  • File
  • 1987 - 1988, 1992

Leaflets advertising courses in advanced manufacturing systems design, industrial local area networks, manufacturing automation protocol, technical and office protocols, analytical modelling of structural systems, computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing, integrated building design.

University of Strathclyde | Faculty of Engineering

Leaflets advertising postgraduate courses in Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde

  • GB 249 OF/101/5
  • File
  • 1987 - 2000

Leaflets advertising courses in computer aided building design, computer aided engineering design, housing and conservation, ship production technology, optical electronics, surveying, construction management, bioengineering, urban design, communications, power engineering, signal processing, ultrasonics, industrial control, biomechanics, information technology systems.

University of Strathclyde | Faculty of Engineering

Leaflets advertising short courses and conferences in Faculty of Engineering, University of Strathclyde

  • GB 249 OF/101/7
  • File
  • 1993 - 1994

Leaflets advertising:

  • CONDAM. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations. Implications for designers, contractors and clients (one day conference and workshop), 1994
  • Scottish vocational qualifications in the construction industry: implications for the education and training community (one day conference), 1994
  • Fibre optics for engineers (short course), 1993 and 1994
  • Electronics manufacturing process contro (one day course)l, 1993 and Electronics soldering (one day course), 1993

University of Strathclyde | Faculty of Engineering

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