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Records of The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
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File relating to Book 28

Includes correspondence relating to the dances and tunes chosen, copies of instructions and diagrams for A Trip Oer The Tweed, Pretty Polly, Bonnie Lass, The Star, The New Petronella, Mairis Fancy, Mrs Hills Delight, The Cumbrae Reel, Euans Jig, Miss Shaftesbury`s Fancy, Two To One, Not I first proofs of the dances and music; lists of alternative tunes for each dance and 2 music note books with tunes

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Oral Histories

An oral history project was undertaken as part of the overall archive development project 2014/2015 to record the memories of members of RSCDS branches and other country dance groups and clubs
Interviews were mostly conducted by other members and include one on one and group interviews.
Topics covered include the personal histories of members and their connections to Scottish country dancing.
Originally recorded on digital voice and camera records and transferred to mp3 and mp4 formats.

Aberdeen Branch Records

Aberdeen Branch Minutes - 1925-1945 Photocopies
Aberdeen Branch correspondence various 1956-2000
Includes Newspaper cuttings and photos:
1935-36 Aberdeen Press and Journal report on Aberdeen SCDS Festival. JCM comment on the dancing standard.
Evening Express 20/5/74 Report on Aberdeen RSCDS winning team at Edinburgh Music Festival. Includes photo of the team and pen sketches of each team member.
Buchan Observer 17/12/91: Photo of children St Fergus school who took part in an “Hour of Dance” organised by Peterhead Branch RSCDS.

Aberdeen Branch

Nairobi Branch Records

Minute Books: 1960-61; 1961-62; 1963-70
Correspondence of the Scottish Country dance Association of East Africa (1949-1957 and of Nairobi Branch (1957-1994)
Correspondence relating to “The City of Nairobi Reel”
Press cuttings of SCD Ball 1955
Press report on Festival of Scottish Country Dancing 1987
Photographs (no i.d) of school teams at the Festival of SCD 1987
Photograph of Evening Ball (no i.d.) 1987

Nairobi Branch

Berwick-upon-Tweed Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1953 -1997
Newspaper cuttings and photographs of 50th Anniversary Ball held in the Guildhall Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2003. One photograph of the then Chairman Douglas Ewart cutting the cake with two founder members; Alice lee and Peter Steel.

Berwick upon Tweed Branch

Renfrewshire Branch Records

Committee Minute Book 1925-1963 (includes the minute of the inaugural meeting establishing Greenock (later Renfrewshire) Branch 1925. Includes details of Office Bearers 1925-1962; List of Life Members to 1961
Branch Papers 1969-1994 - Includes a member's recollections of attendance at Summer School (1987)

Richmond Branch

General correspondence including that relating to the branch formation. Photograph taken at 50th anniversary celebrations (no details, but includes Alan Mair). Branch report 2000. In a separate folder : Branch History 1952-2015. This contains photographs of branch events and functions. Also included dance video recording;CD containing audio recordings and photographs made at an Archive meeting 2015; copy of dances devised for 40th anniversary; news letters 1982-1999

Richmond Branch

Birmingham Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1960
Includes photographs of Branch’s 75th Anniversary Ball. One photograph is of the then Chairman and Vice-Chairman Fiona Mitchell and Mark Lewis, taken 31/3/98 at the Shirley Community Centre, Solihull

Birmingham Branch

Portrush Branch Records

Committee Minute Book 1952-1974 Includes a membership list 1953-1957
Committee Minute Book 1974-1987 Includes a membership list 1982-1987
Committee Minute Book 1987- 1997 Includes a membership list 1987-1996
Notepad dated 1951 General notes related to members' purchase; accommodation for events; lists of members attending events; some meetings notes.
Correspondence for 1951-2013 Includes correspondence related to the formation and disbandment of the Branch

Portrush Branch

Bournemouth Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1965 to 1997
Includes correspondence relating to the formation of the Branch
Two undated photographs of Branch’s junior Section at a New Year Charity Dance

Undated photograph of dancers at a day school

Bournemouth Branch

Boston Branch Records

Branch correspondence various dates from 1953 - 2000
Programmes for Annual Highland Balls
Programme and Booklet for New Hampshire Gathering of Scottish Clans, 1978
Photographs (annotated) of Branch Ball 1992 and Highland Ball 1992

Sutton Coalfield Branch Records

Sutton Coalfield Branch (established 1982) correspondence various dates from 1982
Includes:
correspondence relating to the Sutton Coalfield Scottish Country Dance Society (Branch progenitor): Constitution, Minutes, Balance sheet for 1981, Membership Card for 1981, programmes for Scottish Ball, 1981, Christmas and Summer Social Dances 1981.
Correspondence relating to the formation of the Branch.
Correspondence relating to records produced by the Branch
Very brief Branch History submitted by Carol Anderson 2015. Includes 2 unidentified photographs of branch dance a 1 photograph of a demonstration team with details.

Copy of a programme for “A Scottish Ball” organised by Sutton Coalfield SCDS APRIL 13TH 1962

Sutton Coalfield Branch

Winnipeg Branch Records

Winnipeg Branch (established 1963) correspondence various dates from 1962-2003
Group photograph taken at 40th Anniversary dance 030583.
Spiral bound notebook containing copies of various committee meetings of the Branch and its predecessor the Winnipeg Scottish Country Dance Society 1957-1966

Buffalo Branch Records

Includes correspondence relating to the formation of the Branch from the Affiliated group. Gives a list of founding members.
Correspondence relating to acceptance of a non RSCDS qualification in lieu of the Preliminary Certificate: Mrs Mary McCreadie 30/5/80. Programme for Clarence Summer Music Festival 7/7/85 and press cutting relating to the Branch Participation. Programme lists the dances demonstrated. Correspondence relating to the event.

Buffalo Branch

Adelaide Branch Records

Adelaide Branch correspondence various 1952-1997

Included is the correspondence with HQ relating to the formation of the Branch. Details of the first committee members and the Branch teacher.

Letter of appreciation regarding a visit to the Branch by Florence Lessie 27/6/70

Adelaide Branch

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