Records of the Glasgow University History Club, student society, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Minute books 1963-1972.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow University History Club was established in 1955  and met in University Gardens, and also the Queen Margaret Union. The aim of the club was to promote academic interest in history and provide social activities for its membership. Outside speakers and university lecturers were invited to gives talks to the club and students were also given then opportunity to present their own papers. Visits to local places of interest were also organised.


The material is arranged chronologically


Access Information


Acquisition Information

This material was received prior to formal accessioning procedures beginning in 1975

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

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

The collection has been formed from items taken out of the Glasgow University Archives (GUA) inventory, a collection of records, accumulated by the University Archives between 1955 and 1975, numbered sequentially without record of original provenance. These items were formally held at GUA 32670-GUA 32671.


Accruals possible

Related Material

GB 0248 DC157/18, Glasgow University Student Handbooks, which include information on all clubs and societies

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

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 16 November 2001. Lower level description compiled by members of Glasgow University Archive Service staff.

Geographical Names