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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

AIDS, c.1985

Identifier: GD61/10/1/20
Scope and Contents

Early information collected relating to HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).

Includes informational literature providing advice on taking care of yourself if you are living with AIDS, facts about AIDS, AIDS hysteria, and reaching out to someone living with AIDS. There is also information on counselling people living with HIV and AIDS, and what advice to provide to people over the telephone.

Dates: c.1985

AIDS - Meetings with social work dep[artmen]t, E[dinburgh] G[ay] S[witchboard], etc, 1987 - 1988

Identifier: GD61/5/1/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence, minutes, lecture programmes, and resources from the Statutory and Non Statutory Agencies Coordinating Committee – which includes an AIDS Training Group, AIDS Support Group, and AIDS Resources Group.The Statutory and Non Statutory Agencies include: Lothian Regional Council; Edinburgh Gay Switchboard; Episcopal Church Drug Project; Lothian Health Board; West Lothian Drug Board; Edinburgh District Council; Lothian Regional Council; Midlothian District Council;...
Dates: 1987 - 1988

AIDS - reports, very early info[rmation] plus thinking , 1984 - 1986

Identifier: GD61/10/1/19
Scope and Contents

Early information relating to HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) and information about HIV and AIDS organisations and support groups.

Includes leaflets and a Terrance Higgins poster, a handbook and reports for a 1984 conference organised by the Terrance Higgins Trust, the 1985-1986 budget for Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM); and newspaper articles.

Dates: 1984 - 1986

Befrienders - Conf[idential] Team correspondence, 4 Jan 1990 - 3 Mar 1991

Identifier: GD61/4/1/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence received and sent by the Edinburgh Gay Switchboard Befriending Team. Topics include: training and requests for speakers from external organisations; staffing (including new applications, and resignations); fundraising and the Social Work Department’s grant to voluntary organisations; the death of a former member of EGS due to complications from AIDS; and a proposal to establish a Central Region Switchboard for Gay Men and Lesbians.Also included is correspondence...
Dates: 4 Jan 1990 - 3 Mar 1991

BP granted £120,000 from Lottery, 1 Jan 1997

Identifier: GD61/11/2/1/3/2
Scope and Contents

Body Positive Strathclyde awarded over £120,000 from the National Lottery Charities Board to fund the development of an information centre to provide people living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) with information on topics such as treatment and legal, housing, and welfare rights, and with a space for training in exercise and relaxation.

Dates: 1 Jan 1997

Client Letters/Enquiries, 20 Jan 1995 - 10 Dec 1997

Identifier: GD61/4/2/3
Scope and Contents Comprises mainly of correspondence from service users seeking advice and information, along with replies from members of the Lesbian Line team. In addition, contains: resignation letters from members; administrative correspondence relating to topics such as funding; and letters from external organisations including Edinburgh’s Lesbian Mothers Group, Forth Valley Health Board, and the Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre.Also included is: Women Living With HIV and AIDS in...
Dates: 20 Jan 1995 - 10 Dec 1997

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...
Dates: 29 Jan 1987 - 23 Nov 1990

Conference Report, 30 Sep 1994 - 2 Oct 1994

Identifier: GD61/5/1/7
Scope and Contents

Copy of the conference report from the Scottish Conference of Gay and Lesbian Switchboards and Associated Groups. The conference was held in Kinnoull, Perth, between 30/09/1994 and 02/10/1994.

The conference covered safer sex education, the future of Switchboards, forming a national association of Switchboards, and socialising.

Dates: 30 Sep 1994 - 2 Oct 1994

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...
Dates: 1 Aug 1985 - 14 Dec 1987

Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and Edinburgh Lesbian Line Annual Report, 1986 - 1987

Identifier: GD61/3/1
Scope and Contents The Annual Report contains a Co-ordinator's report which has the headline 'Gay Switchboard receives more than 10,000 calls!'. The report discusses a residential conference which focused on relationship counselling, Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM) moving out of their premises, and notes an increase in calls relating to AIDS.A Training Report is provided which discusses a recent Friend Conference in Manchester and Switchboard's residential conference. It also details the process of...
Dates: 1986 - 1987