Election speeches of David Wylie Gibson, fl.1904-1959, Bailie of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

Notes for speeches by David Gibson made on the reverse of 5 of Gibson's printed election publicity cards:

  • 4 for municipal election, Renfrew, Scotland, 1931
  • 1 for municipal election, Shettleston & Tollcross Ward, Glasgow, Scotland, undated

Administrative / Biographical History

David Wylie Gibson was born in Springside, Ayrshire, Scotland, in 1904 . Having been educated in Springside, he became a councillor of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1934  as a member of the Independent Labour Party. In 1938  he was chairman of the Shettleston branch, Glasgow, of the Independent Labour party and later became a Bailie of Glasgow.

Source: Scottish Biographies (Glasgow, 1938)


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : David Gibson : 1959 : ACCN 4015

Other Finding Aids

Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/ searching by the call number MS Broady A

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Archivist's Note

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 25 March 2002

No alterations made to date

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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

Held by David Gibson


None expected

Related Material

The papers of David Wylie Gibson form part of the Broady collection of over 400 Socialist pamphlets, broadsheets, election manifestoes and posters from the 1930s to the 1950s. The emphasis is on publications of the Independent Labour Party, on the writings of the anarchist Guy Aldred, and on publications dealing with post-War recovery plans for Glasgow. Published material has been added to the Glasgow University Library Catalogue at http://eleanor.lib.gla.ac.uk/search and can be found by searching for the call number Sp Coll Broady