Papers of Kate McNicol, fl 1960-1996, community development officer, Glasgow and Erskine, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Maryhill Youth Club materials 1963-1967;
  • Conference report on the work of Juvenile Liaison Officers 1965;
  • Memos, questionnaires, guides and information relating to the Erskine New Community 1971-1981;
  • Letters from publishers regarding Kate McNicol's report 1994.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kate McNicol worked as a youth leader in the Maryhill area of Glasgow from 1963 to 1966  . During that time she compiled a report of her experiences with a view to having it published since the Youth Club was the only establishment of its kind, either voluntary or statutory, at that time. She then moved to Erskine New Community as Community Development Officer in 1971 and continued there at least until its tenth anniversary in 1981.


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Kate McNicol : February 1996 : ACCN1472

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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

Held by creator until deposit at GUAS


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Related Material

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Location of Originals

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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 Elva McLean, Archives volunteer 09 May 2006 .