Jordanhill College of Education : special events and anniversaries

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Roll of Honour. List of lecturers, teachers, administrative staff, former students and students in training who served with H.M. Forces, 1918; Order of service for unveiling of War Memorial, 1924.

Report of opening of Jordanhill building, 1922.

Material relating to closing ceremonies, garden parties and receptions, 1922-1962.

Material relating to celebrations marking the centenary of the training of teachers in Scotland, including glass lantern slides, 1928.

Address from members of the College on King George V's silver jubilee, 1936.

Material relating to the requisitioning of accommodation and staff fire guard during World War II.

Material relating to the golden jubilee of the College on the Jordanhill site, 1971.

Material relating to the celebration of 150 years of teacher training, 1978.

Documents and correspondence relating to student occupation of the Stow Building, 1976.

Documents and correspondence relating to Jordanhill's contribution to International Year of the Child, 1980.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jordanhill Archive was founded in 1983 as a special collection within Jordanhill Library. It contains material relating to the history of the Jordanhill College of Education and its antecedent institutions, together with other educational papers.

Conditions Governing Access


Other Finding Aids

Paper-based catalogue to item level available at Jordanhill Library.

Archivist's Note

Archivist's note: Description prepared by Margaret Harrison, Web version by Graham S. Holton, Jordanhill LibraryRules or Conventions: Description based on Scottish Archive Network guidelines, based on ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000). and Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997)Date of descriptions: November 2004.