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Gem Line shipping company records

  • GB 249 T-GEM
  • Collection
  • 1861-1982

Partnership agreements; memorandum and articles of association; directors’ reports and accounts; correspondence and papers relating to Thor Thoresen Linje; correspondence and papers relating to merger with Powell Duffryn; financial records; steamer regulations; house flag; voyage books; freight books; employment records; photographs; lists of men and ships lost in 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 wars; papers relating to history of company and Robertson family.

William Robertson, shipowners

Photographs and illustrations of people, buildings, machinery and equipment and events associated with University of Strathclyde and its antecedents

  • GB 249 OP
  • Collection
  • 1853 to date

Black and white, sepia and colour photographic prints and negatives, including glass negatives; transparencies; postcards; sketches and artists' impressions.

Photographs of people are mainly individual and group photographs of staff and students. Images of machinery and equipment include slides used for teaching purposes, and an early photograph of an Argyll motor car on the ramp in the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory. Photographs of University buildings include Anderson's University, the Mechanics' Institution, the Weaving, Dyeing and Printing College and Allan Glen's School, in addition to the later buildings of the Royal Technical College and the Scottish College of Commerce and the modern buildings of the University. The visit by HM King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, and the laying of the foundation stone of the Royal College Building in 1903 is also represented in the collection. There are also aerial photographs of the campus at various periods of development. Photograph albums preserve the memory of honorary graduations, VIP visits and other events.

Photographs

Photographs of Ludovic Kennedy and his wife, Moira Shearer, and two daughters.

Scottish Hotel School records

  • GB 249 OF/26
  • Collection
  • 1944-2007
  • Management committee papers
  • Annual reports
  • Financial records
  • Estates and buildings records
  • Certificates of accreditation of courses
  • Prospectuses
  • Course leaflets
  • Handbooks for international students
  • Examination papers
  • Awards ceremony programmes
  • Student records
  • Prize and scholarship records
  • Uniforms
  • Student memorabilia
  • Group photographs
  • Internationale Kochkunst Grosser Preis medal
  • Function menus
  • Visitors' books
  • News cuttings books
  • Year books and newsletters
  • Teaching aids
  • Published articles about the Scottish Hotel School
  • Corporate merchandise
  • Board game entitled 'Who wants to be a hotelier'
  • Certificate of corporate membership of Hospitality Action
  • Scottish Hotel School Library records

Scottish Hotel School

Joe Beltrami papers relating to Patrick Meehan, victim of miscarriage of justice

  • GB 249 BEL
  • Collection
  • 1969 - 1984

Items relating to Beltrami's 15-year battle to overturn the conviction of his client, Patrick Meehan, for the murder of Rachel Ross during a burglary in 1969. Beltrami's efforts secured a unique Royal Pardon for Meehan, plus a substantial compensation payment. The collection includes:

  • Incomplete (pages 2-7 only) xerox copy of the Edinburgh High Court indictment against Patrick Connolly Meehan for theft, housebreaking, assault to severe injury, robbery, murder and fraud, 1969;
  • Incomplete copy letter from [Joe Beltrami, Beltrami Dunn & Co] to R.B. Laurie, Secretary, the Law Society of Scotland, Edinburgh, 5 April 1976, seeking an opinion on matters of confidentiality concerning the precognitions of the widow, son and daughter of William McGuiness;
  • Copy letter from [Joe Beltrami, Beltrami Dunn & Co] to the Crown Agent, Crown Office, Edinburgh, 16 September 1976, concerning the Crown's delay in pronouncing the innocence of Meehan's co-suspect in the murder of Rachel Ross, James Griffiths (Griffiths was shot dead by a police marksman in 1969);
  • Xerox copy of the recommendation by D[avid] A.O. Edward Q.C., Edinburgh, that Patrick Meehan should be offered the sum of £47,915 in compensation, 22 December 1983, with annotations by Beltrami;
  • Xerox copy of the cheque for £47,915 issued to Patrick Meehan by H.M. Paymaster General on 8 February 1984, with annotations by Beltrami;
  • Photograph of Patrick Meehan with Joe Beltrami, signing for receipt of his compensation payment in Beltrami's office, 1984, with annotations on the reverse (this image is published on the dust jacket of Beltrami's book, 'A Deadly Innocence');
  • Copy of Joe Beltrami, 'A Deadly Innocence: the Meehan file' (Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1989), containing an inscription by Beltrami on the flyleaf.

Beltrami, Joseph, 1932-2015, lawyer

Digital images of 15th Kilbrandon Lecture at University of Strathclyde

  • GB 249 OS/94/4/1
  • Series
  • 23 November 2017

Digital images of 15th Kilbrandon Lecture, 23 November 2017, at University of Strathclyde, delivered by Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon, MSP, First Minister of Scotland. The lecture was opened by Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Vice Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, chaired by Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures, and the vote of thanks and closing remarks were given by Fiona Duncan, Chair, Care Review for Scotland. The images were taken by Guy Hinks, photographer.

The Kilbrandon Lecture is an annual lecture to commemorate the contribution to public life and the Scottish legal system of Charles Shaw, Lord Kilbrandon.

University of Strathclyde | Media and Corporate Communications

John Cross papers

  • GB 249 JCE/22/5/16
  • Collection
  • 1948 - c 1954
  • Lecture notes for a Junior School Physical Training Lesson (typescript, 8 pages);
  • List of gymnastic exercises comprising a 'P[hysical] T[raining] Competition' for a class of school children, with instuctions for pupil and teacher actions (typescript, 1 page);
  • Three photographs of students of the Scottish School of Physical Education at Jordanhill College of Education, performing exercises in the gym, c 1949 (black and white: 133 x 84 mm, 85 x 55 mm and 91 x 55 mm). With original Kodak paper wallet from the Drug and Dispensing Department, Dalziel Co-operative Society Ltd., 34 Brandon Street, Motherwell, annotated 'J.M. Cross';
  • Photograph of the Jordanhill Training College Rugby Football Club for session 1948-1949, mounted on card (black and white: 195 x 125 mm on 300 x 248 mm mount). A key of names is printed on the mount. John Cross is pictured in the back row, third from left. Photograph by Weir, Glasgow;
  • Photograph of Scottish School of Physical Education students and staff in dress uniform, mounted on card (black and white: 25 x 150 mm on 298 x 247 mm mount). Taken in front of the David Stow Building on the Jordanhill Campus, c 1949. Photograph by Weir, Glasgow;
  • Photograph of 15 members of the Jordanhill Training College Rugby Football Club and 2 members of staff, taken on a playing field, c 1954. John Cross is pictured in the back row, fourth from left. Annotated 'J. Cross' on the reverse. With partial key of names;
  • Group photograph, possibly of students and staff of the Scottish School of Physical Education in the grounds at Jordanhill, c 1949 (black and white, 140 x 89 mm);
  • Photograph of the Motherwell Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club team with the British Amateur Water Polo Championship shield, taken in 1951 or 1952 (the team won the Championship in both years). John Cross is pictured in the back row, second from right. Key of names on reverse. Copyright: Action Photos by H.W. Neale, 95 Mallinson Road, Battersea, London (black and white, 215 x 165 mm).

Cross, John Miller, 1927-1999, teacher

T. A. Miller Brownlie papers

  • GB 249 OM/479
  • Collection
  • 1931-1940

File containing specifications, drawings, patents and correspondence relating to Brownlie's improvements in the construction of winnowing or grain cleaning machines, 1931-1940; photographs of the winnowing machine, c 1931; copy of the Punjab Agricultural Magazine vol.1, no.7 (April 1934), containing an appreciation of Brownlie.

Brownlie, Thomas Archibald Miller, 1879-1963, civil engineer, agricultural engineer, Principal of Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute

Costandi Audeh papers

  • GB 249 OM/480
  • Collection
  • 1955-2009
  • Copy of BSc Applied Chemistry undergraduate dissertation entitled 'The Estimation of Acidity in Oxidised Lubricating Oils: a comparative study', University of Glasgow, 1955
  • Abstract of DPhil thesis entitled 'A Mechanistic Study of the Oxidation of Some Trialkylamines', University of York, 1970
  • Menu and toast list for the Royal Technical College Applied Chemists' final year dinner on 15 June 1955, with attendees' signatures and other annotations
  • Group photograph taken at the Royal Technical College Applied Chemists' final year dinner on 15 June 1955, with partial key of names
  • Royal Technical College lapel badge, c.1955
  • Royal Technical College student tie, c.1955
  • Associate of the Royal Technical College (ARTC) tie, c.1955
  • Two University of Glasgow ties, c.1955
  • Three textbooks used by Costanti Audeh during his studies at the Royal Technical College: Frank Rumford, 'Chemical Engineering Operations: an introduction to the study of chemical plant' (London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1951; Frank Rumford, 'Chemical Engineering Materials' (London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1954); William M. Cumming, I. Vance Hopper and T. Sherlock Wheeler, 'Systematic Organic Chemistry: modern methods of preparation and estimation' (4th edition: London: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1950)
  • Menu, invitation card and other memorabilia relating to the 'Strathclyde University Down South' (SUDS) London Alumni dinner at the Houses of Parliament, London, 9 July 2009
  • University of Strathclyde tie presented to Costanti Audeh by Professor Kenneth Miller at the SUDS London Alumni dinner, 9 July 2009
  • List of all the patents issued in the United States of America and assigned to Mobil Oil Corporation in connection with Costandi Audeh's research, 1971-1996
  • Collage composed of abstracts of patents issued in the United States of America during the period 1976-1993, presented to Costanti Audeh on his retirement from the Central Research Laboratory, Mobil Oil Corporation in 1993
  • Explanatory notes by Costandi Audeh on the background and significance of the various patents assigned to Mobil Oil Corporation in connection with his research
  • Biographical details compiled by Costandi Audeh for 'North American Newsletter', the University of Glasgow's newsletter for alumni living in North America, with a copy of issue no.2 (April 2007) containing his published profile.

Audeh, Costandi Amin, b. 1932, chemist

Jack Williams collection

  • GB 249 SC Jack Williams
  • Collection
  • 1847-2002

Collection of over 700 titles on naval history, with particular emphasis on the ships and naval operations of World War II. The collection, compiled by Jack Williams, also contains research files which assemble information on ships and minesweepers, including photographs, cuttings, notes and unpublished material.

The collection also includes publications by Jack Williams:

  • 'They led the way: the fleet minesweepers at Normandy, June 1944' (Blackpool: 1994)
  • 'The Algerines: Fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy, 1942-1961' (Blackpool: 1995)
  • 'Fleet sweepers at war: fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy 1939-1945' (Blackpool: 1997)

Williams, Jack, b. 1925, naval historian

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