The collection contains records relating to Take Root, the self-build group which existed from 1993 to the early 2000s. It contains meeting, finance and administration papers, correspondence, construction plans, press cuttings, publications and photographic and audio-visual materials. Because Take Root worked with several other organisations in Glasgow and Scotland, the collection contains meeting papers of Molendinar Park Housing Association and press cuttings and publications of various self-build projects including the Walter Seagal Self-Build Trust, Community Self-Build Scotland, and Centre for Alternative Technology.
The collection includes papers relating to Josephine Butler, the Society and those published by the Society ranging from pamphlets circa 1870s to copies of 'News and Views' from 2010. The collection includes: Editions of 'The Shield'; Editions of 'The Dawn'; Pamphlets Published by the Society including The Alison Neiland Memorial Lectures; The Association for Moral & Social Hygiene Rebecca Jarrett; Vigilance Records; Newspaper Cuttings Relating to Female Police Officers; Correspondence Associated with Society Activities
This collection consists of records created by Scottish Women's Aid and local women's aid groups, including annual reports, newsletters, organisational records, promotional material, publications, and other ephemera. There is also a large series of news cuttings included in the collection that were collected by workers at Scottish Women's Aid, primarily from the mid-1970s to early 1990s. The collection also includes informational materials from related organisations used by staff at Scottish Women's Aid.
This collection is currently undergoing processing as part of the Speaking Out: Recalling Women's Aid in Scotland project (2015-2017) and a number of oral histories have been collected and will be added into the archive in late 2017.
The collection contains documents belonging to Marie Galbraith (1922-2013) including photographs, certificates, reports, diaries, and correspondence. The documents mostly give information about her career as a teacher and head teacher.