Scottish records, academic history, and higher education

MATTHEW L. McDOWELL

The following paper was a talk given at Pass It On! Celebrating Scotland’s Sporting Heritage: Friday, 24 February 2017 at the University of Stirling Library. Continue reading “Scottish records, academic history, and higher education”

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Ailsa Craig and the Leisure Industry on the Firth of Clyde, c. 1800-2010

A podcast of my talk to the Sport and Leisure History seminar series at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 14 May 2012. Find it here.

The pit, the pitch and the pub: Scottish soccer players in the north of England, c. 1870-1900

Originally presented at the North American Conference on British Studies, 14 November 2010, Baltimore. Continue reading “The pit, the pitch and the pub: Scottish soccer players in the north of England, c. 1870-1900”

Sport, recreation and education on Bute, Arran and Great Cumbrae, c. 1850-1900

This paper was given at two conferences: ‘Historical Perspectives on Scottish Education’ (The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21 October 2011) and the History of Education’s annual conference (Glasgow University Union, 27 November 2011). I have included questions from the audience at the end. Continue reading “Sport, recreation and education on Bute, Arran and Great Cumbrae, c. 1850-1900”

Drinking and hospitality on board Clyde ferries and steamers, c. 1840-1900

This paper was originally given at the ‘Food and Drink history’ conference at the University of Central Lancashire, 16 June 2011. It was posted on the Scottish Leisure History blog on 5 May 2013, and can be found here.