Collection MS 350 - Economic and Social History Society of Scotland (ESHSS)

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MS 350


Economic and Social History Society of Scotland (ESHSS)


  • 1988 - 2011 (Creation)

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6 Boxes

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Biographical history

The Economic and Social History Society of Scotland was formed in 1983. Professional historians; schoolteachers; undergraduate and postgraduate students; archivists; librarians and musuem curators; local historians and genealogists are welcome as members, as well as Scots with a general interest in Scottish history. In addition, the society also has a number of international members from Europe, Australasia, Canada, Japan and the USA. The society produces the 'Journal of Scottish Historical Studies' each year, (Previously published as 'Scottish Economic and Social History') which contains current research by historians of Scottish life and society. The society also produces numerous pubications and runs an annual conference and workshop.

Archival history

Material gathered by the secretaries of the Society. Last kept by Iain Hutchison.

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Scope and content

Various material relating to the ESHSS and conference programmes [unlisted]


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Records have been kept in the order that they came to the archives in and in their original boxes. The material is very mixed within the boxes

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper

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Material is original

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MS 350

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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