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Scottish Hotel School collection

  • GB 249 SC SHS
  • Collection
  • 1776-2000

Collection of books originally part of the reference library at the Scottish Hotel School. The collection is made up of two components:The Scottish Hotel School antiquarian collection comprising over 200 books on cookery dating mostly from 1776 to...

Scottish Hotel School

Scottish Mountaineering Club library

  • GB 249 SC SMC
  • Collection
  • 1707 to date

Collection of books, journals, maps and yearbooks. Also SMC library register (1 volume) recording books borrowed from the collection from 1935-2007.It includes historical and current publications by the Scottish Mountaineering Club and Scottish Mo...

Scottish Mountaineering Club

Strathclyde collection

  • GB 249 SC Strathclyde
  • Collection
  • 1799 to date

The Strathclyde collection comprises printed or published material by or about the University of Strathclyde and its staff. There are three components to the collection:Strathclyde staff collection comprising publications by members of staff of th...

University of Strathclyde | Library

Young Collection

  • GB 249 SC Young
  • Collection
  • 1447-1862

Collection of books and manuscripts on alchemy and early science dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Mainly German and Latin texts, the collection includes one incunabulum dating from 1495 and one manuscript dated 1447.

Young, James, 1811-1883, chemist

Scottish Oral History Centre Archive

  • GB 249 SOHC
  • Collection
  • c. 1981 - present

The Scottish Oral History Centre Archive is an extensive collection of oral history recordings focussing on the history of work, occupational health and the social impact of de-industrialisation. Most of the recordings originate from projects carr...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

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, b. 1946, economist

Glasgow dock workers oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 18
  • Collection
  • 2009

Oral history project, conducted in 2009 by David Walker of the Scottish Oral History Centre at the University of Strathclyde on behalf of Glasgow Museums, interviewing those who had earned their living working at Glasgow’s docks. A total of 1...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

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...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group oral history project

  • GB 249 SOHC 30
  • Collection
  • 2014 - 2015

Oral history project, conducted in 2014-2015 by Nigel Ingham of the Open University on behalf of the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group, interviewing members of the Group.There were 7 interviews in total and the collection comprises...

Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group

Oral history project on the changing work identity of Govan's shipbuilders c. 1960-2016

  • GB 249 SOHC 33
  • Collection
  • August - October 2016

Oral history project conducted in 2016 by Rory Stride as research for his undergraduate history dissertation, ‘“Proud to be a Clyde shipbuilder. Clyde built”: The changing work identity of Govan’s shipbuilders, c.1960-present.’ The collection comp...

Stride, Rory, fl. 2016, student at University of Strathclyde

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

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...

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

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

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.

University of Strathclyde | Scottish Oral History Centre

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