Scrapbook albums compiled by Elizabeth Maria Margaret Story, 1866-1941, secretary of the Scottish National Red Cross Hospital Ladies Executive Committee

Scope and Content

Three albums of material compiled by Elizabeth Maria Margaret Story:

  • MS Gen 1694/1: Album of presscuttings, cards, photographs and other documents. Includes many items relating to University of Glasgow, Glasgow Artists' War Fund and Scottish National Red Cross Hospital, Kroonstad. 1900-1906
  • MS Gen 1694/2: Album of autographs, with photographs and other illustrations. Includes many items relating to University of Glasgow and views of Scottish buildings, etc. 1894-1937
  • MS Gen 1964/3: Album of Christmas and other greetings cards. 1877-20th century

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth Maria Margaret Story was born in 1866  and was generally known as Elma. In 1899 she was elected vice-president of the Lady Artists Club, Glasgow, Scotland, and by 1900 was secretary of the Ladies' Executive Committee of the Scottish National Red Cross Hospital that was situated at Kroonstad, South Africa. She died in 1941.


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Gift : Estate of Helen Story, sister of Elizabeth Story : 1943 : ACCN 2520

Other Finding Aids

Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at  searching by the call number MS Gen 1694

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, February 2003

No alterations made to date

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Special Collections

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

Held by the family of Elizabeth Story


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