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Various material relating to the ESHSS (Box 3)

Folder containing memorandum of agreement; information about spring conference April 1997; correspondence; agendas of meetings; constitution; minutes of meetings; information about winter conference 1996; programme of Spring conference 1996; informationaboutAGM 1995; programme of Spring 'Sports History' conference 1995; membership list; information aboutWinterConference on 'The Union of Scotland and England' 1994; information about AGM 1993; programme of 'Business History Conference' 1993; programme of autumn conference on 'Poverty and the Poor Law in Scotland' and AGM December 1992; information about 1991 Autumn conference on 'Environment and rural society in Scotland'; Economic & Social History Society of Scotland leaflet; Edinburgh University Press new books and journals publication August 1995 - January 1996; and various other loose papers.

South Lights, River Tay

  • MS 226
  • Collection
  • 1918-1921
Journal containing reports on the weather around the lighthouse on the River Tay, 1918-1921. Contains daily weather reports.

Scrapbook c 1970s-2000s

Striped multicoloured ringbinder file containing scenic photographs of Dundee and the River Tay in the 1970s, copies of photographs of ships built at the Caledon shipyard and ships being launched in the 1930s-1970s, together with some photographs of David Wilson. Also includes a copy of an article entitled "The Maryport Steam Adventure" from Seabreezes magazine c 2002, and a flyer about the motor tug Kent produced by The South East Tug Society c.1999.

David Wilson

"River Carron in town"

A bridge that must be going over a river which is out of sight. In the background to the left of the bridge a church and cemetery can be seen. There is a road leading back from the bridge to the church building. There are two figures on the bridge and in front of it there is a cow grazing on the grass. To the left of the picture there are trees, they partly cover another building.

"River Carron and Bridge at Poorhouse."

An arched stone bridge going over a river. In front of the river there is a wire fence and an area of grass. Behind the river to the right of the picture there is a house and trees. There is a woman in the doorway of the house with what looks like a broom.

Plan and section for a Bridge over the River Dee at Cobleheugh with approaches showing also the ground which may be required for Toll Houses, Aberdeen.

Architect and Engineer: William Smith. Scale of plan approximately 1 in. to 20 ft. [1:240] Horizontal scale approximately 1 in. to 60 ft. [1:720] Vertical scale approximately 1 in. to 13 ft. [1:156] 55 x 43 cm.

Dean William Leslie Christie

"(PC LS). Mill at Den Mains."

The mill from a point looking down. There is a road running across the picture with an arched bridge in it over a river. To either side of the road there are grassy areas and behind the far area of grass there are two buildings, one is the mill (?) and the other a house. There are trees behind the buildings and people on the grass near the road.

Notes concerning Blairgowrie, Banff and the forest of Alyth

  • MS 244
  • Collection
  • n.d.
Photocopy of notes concerning properties, landowners, tenants and their rights around Blairgowrie, Banff and the forest of Alyth, 1360-1808 with particular reference to law case in 1750 concerning fishing rights on the River Ericht, undated.

Mrs Mary Campbell / Middle Scotland Yard

Letter dated 2 June 1830. Middle Scotland Yard. To his sister Mrs Mary Campbell. Mention of R. Monckton Milnes, the Calcott family, Sullivan, author of the Silent River. [Beattie, vol. 3, p.67; extract].

"Kirkton Bridge."

An arched stone bridge going over a river that runs down the picture from the back to the front. Across the picture at the side of the bridge there runs a road. Behind the road there are trees.

Dr John Berry of Tayfield

  • MS 7
  • Collection
  • 1769-1991
Files relating mainly to North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board projects, including their effect on the environment, in particular fisheries, and files relating to geese and wildfowl, 1934-1988; reports, proceedings and papers relating to ecological seminars and issues, 1949-1986; publications and newsletters, 1962-1991; items relating to civil defence, 1941-1966; correspondence about the principalship of University College, Dundee, 1936; photographs of plans 1775-1833 of Fife and Kinross, showing turnpikes and ferries; family papers, 1769-1838; maps and plans, c 1960s-1970s.

Dr John Berry

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