A photograph album containing photographs and postcards produced by John Valentine mainly showing the construction of the new Tay Rail Bridge at various stages. Includes two photographs of the original bridge, 1885-1887. Photographs and postcards; newscutting and ephemera including a printed tribute to Dennis Ferguson Collins from the Dundee Congregational Church website
Congregational and membership lists comprising original and copies of lists of members of the Glasite church across Scotland, England and North America, many with annotated comments and details of baptisms, marriage and death. Service registers noting dates of services and texts for the day. Ceremonies, ordinations, procedures and prayers comprising notes and other papers relating to baptism, death, ordinations and marriages. Sermons, discourses and exhortations comprising papers, notebooks, drafts and letters with devotional and theological poems, hymns, notes and letters, mainly concerning the beliefs and debates of the church. Copies and original correspondence relating to individuals and congregations, concerning family and congregational news, disputes and schisms, and the life of the church in the 20th century. Scrapbooks and letter books containing copy and original correspondence between individuals and churches, notes and news cuttings, often concerning church disputes on matters such as ‘the eating of blood and of things strangled’. Journals and narratives comprising transcriptions of letters, narratives, accounts and diaries describing events and activities of members of the church'. Property and land records comprising plans and correspondence and petition relating to the building of the Edinburgh meeting houses and their sale. Accounts, invoices and receipts, tenders, promissory notes and correspondence mainly relating to the Barony Street Chapel, Edinburgh. Engravings, photographs and postcards featuring members of the church. Newscuttings, histories, lectures, articles and other ephemera. Correspondence and papers relating to various persons' research into the Church, mainly addressed to Gerard Sandeman. Notes and documents relating to births, deaths and marriages of Glasite families. Items used within church services
Book belonging to David Elder (? used for school exercises), c 1807, and accounts, 1814-1834; Elder family tree and record of succession to 8 acres of the estate of Camperdown from 1737, compiled by David Elder Senior, 1930; plan of the lands of Thomas and John Elder in Lochee, 1815.
5 digital videos of the complete film which markets the University and city of Dundee to potential students. Features the staff and students of the faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, Medicine & Dentistry, Science, Law, Engineering and Applied Science, and Environmental Studies. Contains scenes in the lecture theatres, tutorials and laboratories, as well as student leisure, recreation and sport. Staff featured include Gavin McDonald of Physics; John Charlton of Civil Engineering; Brian Makin of Electrical Engineering; Donald Southgate of History; Bill Ferrier of Physics; Jim Caird of Geography; Jim Paul of Architecture; Robert Ramsay; Alan Kennedy of Psychology; Sir William Stewart of Biological Science; Peter Garland of Biochemistry; John McManus of Geology; J.D. McEwan of Dentistry; Frederick Abbat; David Barr of Physical Education; Robert Robertson, Dundee Rep Theatre Director; Rev Malcolm Richardson; Chris Davey of History, Nigel Harris Languages and David Middleton of Mechanical Engineering
The volumes consist of four log books and one volume showing various lists kept by Walter Kinnes and David Esplin on board the SS Active during expeditions to Hudson Bay and Straits and also relates to Mica mining.