Minutes of the Scottish Minorities Group (SMG) Edinburgh Befriending Committee, 8 Jan 1974 - 15 Aug 1978
Scope and Contents
Each predecessor body is listed under a separate file and descriptions are then provided at item level within.
These minutes record discussions and decisions that formed what the service was, how it was organised, and how it was able to operate through voluntary membership and external funding.
- 8 Jan 1974 - 15 Aug 1978
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- From the Fonds: Sinclair, Cecil James Herbert , 21 May 1931 - 20 October 2004 (gay rights activist) (Person)
- From the Fonds: Edinburgh Befrienders (Organization)
- From the Fonds: Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and Lesbian Line (Organization)