Records of the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron, Glasgow, Scotland

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Lists of members, 1941-1983
  • Material relating to reunions and anniversary dinners, 1962-2001
  • Photographs, c1943-1960s
  • Newspaper cuttings, 1950s-1970s
  • Publications, 1965-2006

Administrative / Biographical History

The Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron was originally formed as the Glasgow University Air Squadron on 13 Jan 1941, its focus being pre-entry training of University of Glasgow students for the Royal Air Force. The Squadron was renamed the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron after the Royal College of Science and Technology became Strathclyde University in 1965.

Today the Squadron accepts students from the University of Stirling, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow Caledonian University and The University of the West of Scotland as well as University of Glasgow and Strathclyde students and operates from Glasgow Airport.

For more information on the Squadron please see their website

Arrangement

Listed by box. Items are generally listed in their original order

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to the Data Protection Act 1998

Acquisition Information

Gift : Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron : 15 Dec 2006 : ACCN 2999

Note

Collection box listed by Sarah Beckinsale, Archive Assistant (Graduate Trainee), Jan 2007. Collection level description created by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Accessions), 29 Nov 2012

Other Finding Aids

File list available by request to the Duty Archivist