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Co-ordinator's Correspondence, 29 Jan 1987 - 23 Nov 1990

Identifier: GD61/4/1/6

Scope and Contents

Correspondence received and sent by the Co-Ordinator of the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard relating to both EGS and Lesbian Line. Topics include: finances and fundraising; staffing (including new applications, requests for breaks from duties, and resignations); training and requests for speakers from external organisations; internal correspondence to the membership; advertising including a radio feature and leaflets; and issues with mail deliveries (Royal Mail).

External organisations represented include: Lothian AIDS Forum; London Gay Switchboard; Royal Edinburgh Hospital; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Fife Friend; Mental Health Education Project, Inverness; Radio Forth; and Leith Community Drug Project.

Also included is correspondence from people seeking advice and information about Switchboard and the services they provide, including information about social events; and correspondence relating to a claim for zero-rating of VAT on electricity supply between Scottish Power and EGS.

A copy of the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard Code of Conduct is included along with proposed amendments.


  • Creation: 29 Jan 1987 - 23 Nov 1990

Conditions Governing Access

This file is closed as it contains personal addresses and phone numbers of service users. Records containing personal information are closed for 75 years and such this file is closed until1 Jan 2063 – 1 Jan 2066.

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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