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Correspondence, 1 Aug 1985 - 14 Dec 1987

Identifier: GD61/4/1/5

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and other groups and organisations, including: Lothian Marriage Counselling Service; the Highland Gay Group; the Borders Gay Group; Moray House College of Education; Laetare International Centre; Young People’s Advisory Service (West Lothian); Lothian Health Board; Edinburgh Bisexual Group; Lothian and Borders Police; the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM); Gay Bereavement Project; Body Positive; Scottish Television (STV); BBC Scotland; and Lothian Regional Council.

Correspondence relating to training, both for EGS members and training delivered to external groups.

Correspondence between SHRG and EGS relating to EGS vacating the Broughton Street premises and moving to Cumberland Street Lane North East, including replies to opening party invitations.

Correspondence between members of the Befriending Team concerning resignations and taking time out from befriending duties.

Correspondence from clients to the Befriending Team asking for information and advice.

Correspondence relating to funding and donations, law reform, and HIV and AIDS.

Also included is a copy of LGLS’s Trust Deed.


  • Creation: 1 Aug 1985 - 14 Dec 1987

Conditions Governing Access

This item is closed and will not be open to public access until 1 Jan 2061 – 1 Jan 2063, depending on year of correspondence.

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