Records of Edinburgh University Settlement

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Meetings of Council / Annual General Meetings: minutes, 1925-1939
  • Edinburgh University Settlement Association: minutes, 1905-1938
  • Edinburgh University Settlement Association: letter books, 1905-1933
  • Finance Committee: minutes, 1929-1944
  • Thrift Shop Sub-committee, 1936-1938
  • Newspaper Cuttings, 1942-1956
  • Executive Committee: minutes, 1925-1955
  • Annual Reports, 1905-1998 (incomplete)
  • Settlement News (newsletter), Nos. 1-7, 1982 -
  • Assorted reports, leaflets etc., 1980s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edinburgh University Settlement, a charitable organisation to promote community development and the alleviation of poverty, was founded in 1905 by members of the University of Edinburgh and representatives of the city of Edinburgh, 'linking town and gown'.

Arrangement

Arranged into series.

Conditions Governing Access

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Personal data relating to living individuals may be restricted under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Director of Collections. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Accruals

Accruals likely.