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A39 Adams, George Wright, 1951-1960

 File — Box: SW 8
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/27

Scope and Contents

Certificate of Social Study 1953. File contains: Photograph; application form; enrolment form; correspondence and notes relating to the student's admission interviews and enrolment including references from J C Angus, Aberhill Secondary School and Edwin Muir, Newbattle Abbey College; correspondence regarding a grant from the Charles Henry Foyle Trust; references for, and correspondence relating to, admission to Mental Health Course at London School of Economics, a Psychiatric Social Worker post, Stoke-on-Trent, a Duly Authorised Officer and Mental Health Social Worker position, Salford; correspondence relating to tuition fees for the social studies course. Details of practical placements can be found at the back of the file and include: A report from W Cruickshank, National Assistance Board, Leith; a report in Swedish from Aktiebolaget Atvidabergs Industrier, Stockholm, manufacturer of office machinery where Wright was required to work on the production of Halda typewriters; a report from the Edinburgh Corporation youth Employment where Wright was involved in assisting young adults in registering for work and with benefit claims; brief letter from E Dacke, Mental Association for Mental Welfare saying "Excellent worker, warm-hearted and conscientious in all that he does".


  • Creation: 1951-1960


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Conditions Governing Access

Files will be open 85 years after the latest date referenced in the file, on the next 1 January. If a file is restricted but the student concerned is known to be deceased, or to have been born more than 100 years ago, then access may be granted following a screening process to check for third party data relating to living individuals Researchers may be required to sign a data protection declaration.


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Related Materials

Referred to in practical placement report in student file EUA IN1/S2/8/1/183

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