Publications

Morag Cross ‘A Strait-laced Sisterhood: Corset Makers and other Businesswomen in 19th century Glasgow’ blog for Glasgow City Heritage Trust

Morag Cross also wrote a blog on businesswomen in Victorian Glasgow for the Gallus Glasgow project from the Glasgow City Heritage Trust. This was one of a range of blogs based on the aerial panoramic view by Sulman, 1864. As Morag suggests ‘The women inhabit his Glasgow streets, just as they always have, if we …

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Morag Cross (2021) Miss Christian MacLagan, pioneer Victorian antiquary and archaeologist, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 150, 119-161. 

In November last year Morag Cross published Part One of the biography of Miss Christian MacLagan (1811-1901), who was a self taught antiquarian- archaeologist, church builder and irrepressible activist for the recording of Scotland’s carved stones, hillforts. She had many interests, and felt strongly about her own admission to male learned societies, and in later …

Morag Cross (2021) Miss Christian MacLagan, pioneer Victorian antiquary and archaeologist, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 150, 119-161.  Read More »

Helen Kay & Rose Pipes (2020) Chrystal Macmillan, Scottish campaigner for women’s equality through law reform, Women’s History Review, 29:4, 716-736

In 2020 Helen Kay and Rose Pipes published a great article in Women’s History Review focusing on the work of Chrystal Macmillan that many of our members will find interesting. ABSTRACT This article will explore the work of Chrystal Macmillan, who used her knowledge of the law to further the cause of women’s equality through …

Helen Kay & Rose Pipes (2020) Chrystal Macmillan, Scottish campaigner for women’s equality through law reform, Women’s History Review, 29:4, 716-736 Read More »