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Papers relating to James Thomson, City Engineer, City Architect and Housing Director, Dundee

  • MS 112
  • Collection
  • 1905-1960s
Printed reports, illustrations and other documents on improvements in Dundee, including those proposed by Thomson, and those actually accomplished 1905-1923; material collected and duplicated for exhibition on life and work of Thomson; material prepared and mounted for exhibition on life and work of Thomson; medal presented by the Institution of Municipal and County Engineers

Photographs of Dundee

  • MS 346
  • Collection
  • c 1954
Photographs of Dundee and the great crash; Photographs of Dens works; Photographs of Dundee

David Clayre

Susan Gregory Oral History Community Spirit in 1960s Housing

  • MS 372
  • Collection
  • 2011
Oral history recordings, permission forms and transcripts created during Gregory's research for a history dissertation, during her 4th year as a student at Dundee University. The purpose of the research was to understand why perceived community spirit in the tenements altered in the new 1960s housing.

Susan Gregory

University of Dundee: plans

  • UR-PL
  • Collection
  • c1908-1958
Bundle of Plans of various buildings of University College Dundee. Includes: Students Residences, Airlie Place, 1918-54; "Ardvreck", Perth Road, 1948 -49; West Park House, 1948; New Science Building, 1949; Chapel porch, Airlie Place, 1936; "Elmslea", Perth Road, 1950; old Library plan; Students' Union, 1946-48, Physics Dept. drains, 1908; Heathfield, 1970; Chemistry Dept., 1949-58; "Graybank", Perth Road, 1927-51.

The David Short Geography Collection

  • UR-SF 68
  • Collection
  • c 1990-2003
Research notes and other material belonging to David Short. Includes questionnaire on crime and its impact on rural Scotland, notes on and recordings of interviews, press cuttings and articles relating to crime, policing, rural planning and housing, migration and industrialisation. The records refer mainly to Scotland but there is also some material relating to Asia.

David Short

Sir Patrick Geddes, Professor of Botany, University College, Dundee 1888-1919

  • UR-SF 9
  • Collection
  • 1884-2004
Photocopies of documents from the Sir Patrick Geddes collection held at the University of Strathclyde, relating to his period at University College, Dundee; 'Note on Draft Plan for Institute of Geography', and 'Nature Study and Geographical Education', by Sir Patrick Geddes; taken from the Scottish Geographical Magazine, Vol. 18, 1902. [Photocopy]; 'A Naturalists' Society and its Work', Parts 1 and 2; taken from the Scottish Geographical Magazine, Vol. 19, 1903. DVD 2004

Sir Patrick Geddes