Robert Gordon's College Collection

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Entrance Registers (5) 1890-1989
Leavers Registers (2) 1933-1990
Attendance Registers (85) 1901-1986
School Attendance Registers (4) 1882-1911
Marks Registers (89) 1884-1973
Governors’ Minutes, bound (94) (1910-23 entitled RG Technical College) 1881-1981
Minutes of Committees, bound (41) 1881-1929
School Log (3) 1920-1969
Headmaster’s papers (5 boxes - various) 1920-2004
Prospectus & Prize List, bound (17) 1886-1918
Prospectus, incomplete series 1888-present
Governors’ Manuals (5) 1898, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1905
Enrolment Forms for Day Classes (10) 1900-1909
Applications for bursaries (6) 1887, 1903-07
Class Fees Book (11, Vol. 1 missing) 1892-1980
Scholarship & Bursary Register (1) 1937-1976
Roll of Foundationers and Bursars (1) 1910-1915
Annual Accounts (31) 1880-1909
RGC Ledger (4) 1885-1910
RGC Journal (5) 1885-1910
RGC Cash Books (8) 1885-1910
RG Technical College/ RG Colleges Cash Books (51) 1910-1965
Salaries and Wages Book (1) 1923-1944
Special and Prize Funds (1) 1944-1965
Sundry Funds and Accounts (2) 1952-1961
Collyhill Cash Book (1) 1882-1886
RGC Insurance Book (1) 1891-1904
Stamp Book (1) 1905-1909
Gordon’s College Lands – Rental Book (1) 1900-1909
Endowed Estates: Farm Memorandum Book 1899-1909
Endowed Estates: Treasurer’s Payment Book (1) 1880-1886
Endowed Estates: Valuation of Lands and Heritage (1) 1893-1909
Rental of Barrack & Crichie (1) 1884-1899
Rental of Towie (2) 1879-1899
Rental of Dumbreck & Orchardtown (1) 1885-1899
Letters of Application for Estate Handyman - Buchan (2) Sept 1908
Letters of Application for Estate Handyman - Towie-Barclay (2) Dec 1906
Aberdeen Educational/Endowments Trust Schemes of Administration (6) 1888-1985

Gordonian magazine 1908-present
From the Quadrangle (parents’ newsletter) 2005-present
Pelican (Former Pupils’ magazine) 2005-present
Newspaper articles and cuttings 1928-present
Sillerton House Boarding House – minutes, records, accounts 1937-1996
Founder’s Day programmes and orations 1934-present

Collection of books covering the History of Robert Gordon’s Hospital and College
Collection of books written by or about former pupils.
Old text books & prizes.
Boxes of programmes, histories, scrapbooks etc covering activities such as Sports, Drama, Music, Scouts, CCF, Otaki Shield
Boxes containing report cards, medals, awards, exercise books of former pupils
Memorabilia – e.g. Uniforms, sports cups, items with school crest, tawses, architectural plans

Photograph Collection (2000 to date) – class groups, sports teams, teachers, school events

Rolls of Honour for WW1 & WW2 - lists of former pupils who died. Also available online.
http://www.rgc.aberdeen.sch.uk/rollofhonour

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Resource Details

Resource Type

Primary
Secondary
Online/Digitised
Oral
Sound
Images/Photographs
Film
Newspaper
Catalogued
Artefacts

Subject

Art
Education
Historic Buildings
Sports
WWI
WWII

Geographical Coverage

Era

1800 - 1899
1900 - 1945
1945 - 2000
2000 - present

Access

By appointment only

Online Availability

Onsite access only

Official Records

School

Location

Robert Gordon's College
Schoolhill
Aberdeen
AB10 1FE
Entry last updated: April 25th, 2018

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