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Edinburgh Gay Switchboard Log-Book of All Meetings with Befriendees, 10 Apr 1985 - 8 Feb 1996

Identifier: GD61/8/3/1

Scope and Contents

Logbook providing details of meetings between Befrienders and Befriendees. Instructions on the inner page read: "Please record number of befriendee's card; date, time and location of meeting; who is meeting befriendee; who else is informed; and outcome of meeting".


  • Creation: 10 Apr 1985 - 8 Feb 1996

Conditions Governing Access

This item is closed. This item contains personal information relating to service users, including contact information and their reasons for contacting LGLS. This information was provided with the understanding that this was a confidential service and privacy must be protected.

Public access to these records is governed by UK data protection legislation and the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Whilst some records may be accessed freely by researchers, the aforementioned legislation and guidelines mean that records conveying sensitive information on named individuals may be closed to the public for a set time.

Items disclosing personal or sensitive information relating to adults (18 years and over) will be closed for 75, and for minors (under 18 years) records will be closed for 100 years.

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

Centre for Research Collections
Edinburgh University Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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