Records of Kelvin Ladies Club, ladies social club, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Committee reports 1920-1969
  • Leases and legal papers 1900-1946
  • Correspondence 1922-1951
  • Minute of agreements 1922-1924
  • Notes concerning Extraordinary General Meetings 1912-1922
  • Centenary Luncheon menu card 1997

Administrative / Biographical History

The Kelvin Ladies Club was founded in 1897  when seven ladies met in the North British Railway Hotel in Queen Street, Glasgow, Scotland. The first president of the club was Mrs J G A Baird, followed by Lady Kelvin in 1907. By 1898  there were 297 members. The club was originally situated in Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland, and then moved premises to Royal Exchange Square in 1922  . In 1970  the Kelvin Club amalgamated with the Western Club , founded in 1825  , and continues to provide members with a place to relax and socialise.


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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


Fonds level description created by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 22 June 2005

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