Collection MS 462 - Atholl & MacDonald training schemes correspondence

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MS 462


Atholl & MacDonald training schemes correspondence


  • 1920 - 1931 (Creation)

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31 documents

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David J MacDonald founded the engineering company, DJ MacDonald in 1892, initially at works in Dens Road, moving after three years to South Saint Roque's Works.

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Correspondence between David J MacDonald, the Duke of Atholl and others discussing conferences, meetings and plans relating to post-war employment. Refers to ex-servicemen apprenticeships, small local industries, particularly in rural areas, and the Lord Roberts workshop.


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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