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Lieutenant Patrick Wright Anderson, Black Watch, RFC and RAF

  • MS 2
  • Collection
  • 1915-2019
Correspondence of Patrick William Anderson with archivists, librarians and publishersmainly relating to his uncle, Lieutenant Patrick Wright Anderson, with some relating to James Bell Salmond, including articles and newpaper cuttings 1988-2018, loose articles and publications 2000-2019. Photographs, 1915-c 2018

Patrick William Anderson and Patrick Wright Anderson

Dundee Harbour Commissioners

  • MS 20
  • Collection
  • 1821-1835
Journal of the Steamboat 'Union' between Dundee and Woodhaven and Dundee and Newport 1821-1822, log book of causes of delays in Dundee - Newport Tay Ferries service, steam ships 'Union' and 'George IV', 8 July 1824 - 11 March 1835, and a copy of a photograph of print of the ship 'Union' exhibited at Newport Exhibition. n.d.

Dundee Harbour Commissioners

North British Railway, Dundee and Arbroath Joint Line Act, 1879

  • MS 200
  • Collection
  • 1879
Copy of North British Railway, Dundee and Arbroath Joint Line Act, 1879, which gives North British Railway Co. a joint interest with the Caledonian Railway Co., in the Dundee & Arbroath Railway, and part of the Arbroath & Forfar Railway.

Genealogical tree of the family of Turnbull

  • MS 204
  • Collection
  • c 1981
Genealogical tree of the family of Turnbull for pre 1576-1981, c 1981. This genealogical tree derives from that of Mrs Christie (Jean Turnbull) in 1842 and has been checked with the Sandeman Genealogy by Bryan Walker Turnbull, 1981, with New Zealand additions from the Turnbull family bible.

Specimens of the mosses of Fifeshire by Charles Howie A.B.S.

  • MS 206
  • Collection
  • Late 19th century
Bound volume 'Musci Fifenses; Vol. I': Specimens of the mosses of Fifeshire [Fife] illustrated by notes relative to their distribution over the county by Charles Howie A.B.S. The volume contains a printed introduction and manuscript index to the 112 botanical specimens contained therein and also pencil notes and brief sketches possibly in the hand of Howie, undated [late 19th century].

The brig 'Eliza'

  • MS 207
  • Collection
  • 1824
Note with brief details concerning the brig 'Eliza'

Letter from Archibald Allan, Lauder

  • MS 208
  • Collection
  • 1897
Letter from Archibald Allan, Lauder, to Mr Nasmyth, accompanying a volume of poetry by 'Deborah' [Jean Kyd] and relating to various items of news from the parish of Channelkirk in the Presbytery of Lauder [or Earlston] of which Allan is the minister, 1897.

Abertay Historical Society

  • MS 21
  • Collection
  • 1935-2012
Constitution, rules and related papers 1948-1978; minute books of Council and general meetings with related material 1947-2004; financial records 1947-1998; Programme Secretary files 1973-1998; Publication Secretary files 1952-2000; Archaeological Section reports, correspondence and notices, questionnaires and schedules relating to the Society's excursions, correspondence between Abertay Historical Society and various agencies, 1973-1996; correspondence relating to the Abertay Archaeological Section and other archaeological organisations 1959-1970; miscellaneous photographs, letters and notes 1960-c.1975; miscellaneous photographs and publications c.1972-2000; research conducted by former members 20th century; miscellaneous material. 1957-1988

Abertay Historical Society

Donald Archibald Petrie papers

  • MS 210
  • Collection
  • 1990-1991
Records relating the Petrie family, New York, and ancestors, including booklets and a video entitled 'The Harbour Master of Broughty Ferry', 1990-1991.

Hanna, Donald & Wilson, Gas & General Engineers, Ironfounders and Contractors, Paisley

  • MS 211
  • Collection
  • n.d.
Pages showing the advertisements from catalogues of the company. The advertisements relate to ship-shaped caissons, roofing and gasholders; and in particular to work done for Dundee companies: Dundee Graving Dock and Camperdown Wet Dock, Dundee Gas Works and Dundee Gas Corporation. [3pp] [Photocopied]. n.d.

Photocopies of photographs of Dundee

  • MS 213
  • Collection
  • Late 19th century
Photocopies of photographs of Dundee in the Washington Wilson Collection, University of Aberdeen, undated [late 19th cent]. The original reference number for the photographs held by the University of Aberdeen is in brackets, in the description field of each item.

Chalmers family papers

  • MS 214
  • Collection
  • 1819-1918
Family papers including pocket books, correspondence and papers, 1819-1918.

Alexander Hutcheson Collection

  • MS 22
  • Collection
  • 1682-1960
Transcript - "The Panmure MS", and related notes, photographs and correspondence. The volume is a transcript of the words, though not the music, from Robert Edward's 'Commonplace Book' which dates from the end of the seventeenth century. Edward, it's compiler, was minister of Murroes, and was the man responsible for the first printed description of Forfarshire. His musical commonplace book is one of the collection of early Scottish Music books in the possession of Lord Dalhousie. The transcription was made in 1895 by Hutcheson

Alexander Hutcheson

Records concerning the life and adventures of Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800) with correspondence concerning the Maxtone Graham family

  • MS 220
  • Collection
  • 1776-1993
Records concerning the life and adventures of Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800) with correspondence from Robert Maxtone Graham concerning the Maxtone Graham family, 1776-1993. These records were transferred from Dundee University Library in 1993. They were found enclosed in a copy of 'The Confessions of the Countess of Strathmore, Written by Herself' (London, 1793). Mary Eleanor Bowes (1749-1800), Countess of Strathmore, was born in 1749, the only child of George Bowes (1701-1767) and Mary Gilbert. In 1767 she inherited her father's estate and on 24 February married John Lyon (later Bowes-Lyon), Earl of Strathmore. He died in 1776 and in the same year she married Andrew Stoney whom she later divorced in 1789 following his mistreatment of her. She died on 28 April 1800 and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Her love affairs were published in 'The confessions of the Countess of Strathmore, written by herself' (London, 1793).
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