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Befrienders - Conf[idential] Correspondence, 18 Jul 1988 - 10 Jun 1993

Identifier: GD61/4/1/8

Scope and Contents

Correspondence received and sent by the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard Befriending Team, mainly comprising letters received from service users seeking advice, and replies from Befrienders.

Other topics discussed include: resignations and requests for breaks from duties from members; request for speakers at external events; and the installation of a MINICOM V for Switchboard telephones (informing the Edinburgh Deaf Association).


  • Creation: 18 Jul 1988 - 10 Jun 1993

Conditions Governing Access

This item is closed and will not be open to public access until 1 Jan 2064 – 1 Jan 2069, depending on year of correspondence.

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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