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Papers of Nancy Somerville comprising material produced by Edinburgh City Council and several associated community groups in relation to the Scottish Independence Referendum 2014.

Identifier: Acc.13653/1-6

Scope and Contents

Papers of Nancy Somerville relating to community learning and development events concerning the Scottish Independence Referendum 2014. The collection is comprised of items relating to events organised and facilitated by members of the Edinburgh Community Learning and Development Partnership and associated groups, as well as collated material relating to other events with a referendum-focus. Also included are journal articles relating to community learning and development events around the referendum.


  • Creation: 2012-2015.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright or data protection restrictions.


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The material has been arranged in 4 series. Series 1 (1-3) contains papers relating to ‘The Big Vote’ event series; series 2 (4) contains papers relating to ‘Get Canny’, an event organised as a collaboration between the Adult Learning Project and Grassroots Community Project; series 3 (5) contains individual items relating to other referendum-focused events; and series 4 (6) contains journal articles discussing community education and the referendum, and a list of resources for educators compiled by Talk Scotland.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Material is in analogue format.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
26 10 2015
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Local Descriptive Rules
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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