History of Archive Services timeline

History of Archive Services timeline

Pre 1975
First University Archivist appointed in 1955.

1975-1979
University Archives take over management of the Business Collections including those of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders in 1975.  A continuing partnership between Glasgow University Archive Services and the Health Board in Glasgow to manage the historical and non-current records of the National Health Service in Glasgow is established.

1980-1995
Computing comes to Archive Services.  Business collections moved to Thurso Street.  Scottish Brewing Archive transferred to GUAS.

1996-2000
West Quadrangle Offices declared unsafe for staff.  University Archives staff move to Dumbarton Road Annexe.  University Records Centre opens.

2001-to date
Michael Moss moves to HATII and Lesley Richmond appointed as Director of Archive Services.  Launch of a professional course in recordkeeping, MPhil(MSc) in Information Management and Preservation, in partnership with HATII.