Papers of Dr Charles A Hepburn, c1900-1971, local historian, and Henry Brougham Morton, fl 1970s, local historian, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Photographs of Hillhead area 1842-1973;
  • Newspaper cuttings c1970s;
  • Organisational research notes [undated].

Administrative / Biographical History

The Hillhead Album project resulted in a book entitled The Hillhead Album to preserve a mainly pictorial record of the Hillhead area, in Glasgow. The book explores a number of prominant people connected with the Hillhead area, as well as key sites and streets. It was the wishes of Dr Charles A Hepburn and Henry Brougham Morton, both born in Hillhead, to make such a book available. Dr Hepburn died in 1971  before the book was published in 1973  .


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit: Mr Henry Brougham Morton: 1987

Other Finding Aids

Digital file list available in the searchroom or by request.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History



None expected

Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names


Collection catalogued by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 24 February 2005 (fonds level description) and by members of Glasgow University Archive Services staff (lower level descriptions). Converted to Encoded Archival Description by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 24 February 2005. Edited by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), October 2012.

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