Thomas Thornton's diary and notes from lectures and towards an essay, probably whilst studying law at Edinburgh University 1847-1849; personal account books of J.J. Thow, Edinburgh and possibly of T.D. Thow [brother] of J.J. Thow 1850-1851; inventory and valuation of stock of James Cargill, draper, Arbroath 1854; Laws and regulations of the Carnoustie Co-operative Association 1860; minutes and accounts for Mrs Lillias Currance or Ogilvies Mortification for Old Men 1862-1911; regulations and bye-laws of Dundee Lunatic Asylum 1866; valuation of mill property belonging to the Trust Estate of Thomas Meldrum Henry, Flaxspinner, Kirkcaldy 1879; papers re. patents, vehicle brakes, Dundee Carriage Co and Anglo-French Motor Carriage Co Ltd 1896-1916; report to the Water Committee of Arbroath Town Council on the Burgh water supply 1896; Papers re. St Joseph's Industrial School 1909-1910; advertisements for John Thornton, draper, Forfar,  and 'Arctic' Cold Storage Machine 1900-1903. These papers were kept on behalf of their clients by Thomas Thornton, Son & Co in the course of their practice as solicitors.
Papers relating to plans in the Thornton Collection, including books of references, sales particulars, terriers, schedules and correspondence 1843-1918. These papers were kept on behalf of their clients by Thomas Thornton, Son & Co in the course of their practice as solicitors.
Street Road accounts 1836-1837; Scottish Widows' Fund Life Assurance Society: report of the procedure at the 35th Annual General Court 1849; papers re. actions between George Horsley and Matthew Henry Horsley, owners of the ship 'SS Hesper' of West Hartlepool, against Baxter Brothers, Dundee, 1892 and J. & A.D. Grimond, Dundee, and others 1892-1894; James Howieson and Peter Talbert, sheepfarmers, against David Ross 1893-1894; William Scott Taylor against David Forrester 1895; liquidation of London and Montrose Shipbuilding and Engineering Co Ltd 1895-1897; Eben Thomas & Co, Importers, Liverpool, against Messrs Rattray & Munro, Ham Curers and Sausagemakers, Dundee 1896-1897; dispute over the initiation of Jack Johnson, "the well known pugilist", as a member of the Masonic lodge Forfar and Kincardine; papers relating to Blairgowrie Water Supply 1905-1906; papers re. tram services in Dundee; specification for Brick and Mason work for proposed saw shed on Dundee Harbour eastern wharf 1896; printed copies of Acts re. Public Libraries 1887-1894. These papers were kept on behalf of their clients by Thomas Thornton, Son & Co in the course of their practice as solicitors.
Notices and press cuttings of obituaries, biographies and tributes for various persons such as Rachel Evelyn White, Doris L. Mackinnon, Henry Enfield Roscoe, Rt. Hon. Edmund Robertson, Sir William Hamilton Fyfe, R.K. Butchart, Bishop Alexander Penrose Forbes, William Laughton Lorimer, J.W. Capstick, the Baxter family, Hilda Lockhart Lorimer, Margaret Fairlie, Alexander McKenzie, William Wither McClelland, T.R. Mills, T. Bowman and Sir William Peterson. Tables listing persons who assumed their professorial appointments before 5 April 1954 when University College became Queen's College, and listing teachers in Classics, Philosophy, English and Modern History. n.d. Numerous personal exchanges between Alan Meredith and J.W.L. Adams regarding the incorrect use of language, the 'Chamber of Verbal Horrors'. Copy of a speech delivered by D'Arcy W. Thompson to the AGM of the Grey Lodge Settlement Association on the 50th anniversary of Dundee Social Union, 27 April 1938.
Single volumes and items, particularly letter books relating to affairs mainly of local businessmen (some unidentified). Clients include Edward C Baird; James Bell & Son, Rope and Sailmakers, Dundee; J C Buist; W Thomson Currie; James Davidson; J A Guthrie of Craigie (Dundee Harbour extension reports and correspondence 1854-1869); Meyer, Milne & Co; William Nicoll; Alexander Ramsay; Ross and Mitchell, Railway Contractors, Edinburgh; O J Rowland, Jute Merchant & Manufacturer; William Small, County Fire Office (1909-1964); Dundee and District Armaments Committee; Dundee New Gas Light Co; Dundee Working Men's Club; Dundee Water Works
Miscellaneous records relating to Abertay Paper Sacks Ltd, Dundee; Camperdown Pressing Co Ltd (the Calcutta agency for Cox Bros Ltd); J & A D Grimond (Canada) Ltd; Jute Industries Ltd (1920-1971), Dundee; Sandeman Stanley Cotton Belting Co Ltd, London; South Mills (Rayon) Limited; Stanley Belting Company (Canada) Ltd; Stanley Belting Corporation; Tayport Spinning Company Limited; Thomas Taylor & Co Ltd Dundee; Unicorn Microcomputer Systems Limited.
Diaries 1923-1981; financial records 1922-1972; correspondence 1933-1975; Red Cross records 1939-1975; press cuttings 1868-1939; ephemera [1930s]-[1940s]; maps and travel guides 1927-[1940s]; art 1923-1947; publications [1940s]; photographs c 1875-c 1960.
Correspondence, 1985; Miscellaneous records relating to William Low and W. Barclay Low, 1954-1998; Miscellaneous legal and business records relating to Don and Low Companies, 1887-1999; Miscellaneous financial records relating to Don and Low Companies, 1966-1992; Booklets and publications; c 1970s - 1990s; Photographs, c 1970-c 1985
Company records. 1959-1967; accounts, 1959-1972; ledgers and cash and account books, 1959-1987; miscellaneous financial records, 1976-1983; subsidiary companies' accounts. 1971-1972; seal books, 1960-1981; miscellaneous legal and business records, 1948-1987
Directors minutes 1968-1989; general [shareholders, trustees, etc] minutes 1910-1988; register of directors and secretaries 1959-1989; seal book 1971-1985; share records 1963-1989; GHP/Grosvenor staff pension scheme committee minutes and trust deeds 1927-1988.
Photocopied articles of association and certificates of incorporation 1946-1975; directors minutes 1946-1981; general [shareholders] minutes 1946-1992; directors reports and accounts 1947-1952; share records 1946-1991; patents and related agreements etc. 1943-1966.
Collection of material relating to courses and assessment. Includes: Lecture notes and lists; Student assessment records; Tutorial information; Exam questions; Degree structure correspondence and reports.