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Kinnear Local Collection of Books

  • KLoc
  • Collection
  • 18th - 21st century
Collection of publications about the local area , including people and places of Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Perthshire and north Fife. Subjects include geography, local authority reports, poetry and literature, biographies, music, history, tourism publications, and some newspapers

‘Jamie-A Story About Your Grandad’

  • MS 457
  • Collection
  • 2001
Biography of Mr Joseph Millar, written for his grandson, Jamie. Details stories from WW2, describes his parent's lives in the 1940s and 1950s, family relationships, childhood friends and games, school, and Dundee street life. Also stories around the cinema, dancehalls, buster stalls and holidays. Details his employment, his married and family life, and his career as a darts player.

Joseph Millar

Alexander Low, photo-journalist and Low family papers

  • MS 458
  • Fonds
  • 1723-2020
Papers and photographic archive of Alexander JS Low, photo-journalist. Also originals and some copies of journals, correspondence, legal and financial papers, photographs, artworks and research documents created by individuals of the Low, Chabot, Beke and West families.

Low, Chabot, Beke, Halley, Harland, West, Richardson & Gregory families

Artefacts

(1) Brass “tune whistle” used for the initial note during hymn singing, in case
(2) Two printer’s plates of the Reverend John Glas
(3) Wooden spoon with v-shaped break in bowl
(4) Knife with bone or horn handle, made by Hilliard and Co. Sheffield
(5) Tuning fork
(6) Pitch pipe possibly used for giving note to begin hymns
(7) Ladle, probably used to serve the soup given out at church services
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