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A43 Adam, Helen Elizabeth, 1952-1960

 File — Box: SW 8
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/31

Scope and Contents

Diploma of Social Study 1953. File contains: Photograph; enrolment form; application form; correspondence and notes relating to the student's admission interview and enrolment including references from the headmistress of Esdaile School and Rev. C Alexander Dodds, minister of Golspie; reference for the post of Children's Officer, Inverness County Council. Details of practical placements can be found at the back of the file and include reports from: E Ogilvie, Almoner, The Royal Aberdeen Hospital for Sick Children; Jean Kerr, District Secretary, Edinburgh Council of Social Service, for which Adam undertook home visiting; The Corporation of Glasgow's Children's Department where Adam was required to learn about boarding-out, adoption, admissions and court procedures with regard care and protection cases; B L Johnston, Secretary, Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Associaton (SSAFA), Edinburgh.

Title of thesis: "The Care of Deprived Children in Scotland". [NB a copy of this does not survive in the file].


  • Creation: 1952-1960


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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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