This collection contains records relating to the life of Barbara Burford, including drafts of literary works, research notes, professional and personal correspondence, photographs, memorabilia and cassette tapes.
Papers of Mary Lonsdale who was a general secretary of the Scottish Co-operative Women's Guild. Includes; correspondence, books, typed and handwritten notes relating to running of the Guild, conference speeches, photographs
Papers relating to the Women's Church Resource Group and additional papers relating to women's church activism in the years after the WCRG shut down. Includes; leaflets, posters, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, newsletters, articles, study packs, psalms, books, AGM reports and constitution.
Women's Church Resource Group, religious activist group, 1989-1996
The collection consists of documents relating to Rosemary Manning including manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, invoices, magazine and newspaper articles, newspaper clippings and photocopies, flyers and posters, diaries, photographs and brochures. The documents relate to the fictional writing of Rosemary Manning, both in the project research and in the writing process. LGBTQ+ material is also present in the collection, and writing referring to the writer’s coming out is present in autobiographical and interview form.
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.