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Alex Coupar photographic collection

  • MS 258
  • Collection
  • 1940s-2000s
Draft outline: 1 box each of prints labelled: 35 mm negs; b/w industrial; odd prints / Scotts magazine etc; family pics??; colour prints; early pictures; transparencies Queen Mum exhib details; publications; annual a/cs; articles etc; prints; old pics 1950s; Queen Mother collection; Queen Mum; Rep and other theatre; old pics; publications; contact prints; large negs and tranparencies; cars, lorries etc; books, magazines and cuttings; mounted prints. Also 2 boxes labelled transparancies; 2 boxes labelled ships; 1 folder shipping photos; 2 boxes b/w prints;piles of large prints associated with Dundee, people, places incl Rep; 2 framed prints of people; 35 mm file no 1 includes negatives; 3 large boxes of photographs; 2 cameras in metal cases; 2 negative drawers; 4 volumes of negative index. [Acc 2013/551] Daily work diaries and a copy of a handwritten biography of Alex Coupar [Acc 2013/564] Copies of 'Life and Work with Photographs by Alex Coupar (September 1966, October 1966, January 1967, October 1967, November 1967, February 1968, April 1968, June 1968, April 1970, October 1970), Material relating to Scottish Theatre Archive, 1997, Dundee's Own Chirstmas Number 1949, Dundee's Own Christmas Number 1968, Dundee's Own Chirstmas Number 1973, building and civil engineering section from The Scotsman June 12, 1969, 8 books on photography, c1947-1973 [Acc 2013/588] Photographs of RAF, 1915 planes in Tay, Glamis, Rep and the first photograph of Coupar's published in a newspaper from 1946, plus other photographs [Acc 2013/605] 5 x 35mm neg strips [2014/612] Images of Craig Pier market [Acc 2014/612]; Records relating to Spanphotos and Coupar's work with various local charitable and health organisations [Acc2014/615] ; Material relating to the closure of Coupar's partnership Spanphoto and attempts to form a new partnership; to Coupar's time on the board of Dundee Historic Environment Trust; to inovlvement with Radio Tay's Caring for Kids campaign; involvement with Anton House workshop for the disabled in Broughty Ferry; and to his time as Chairman of Balgowan school, includes material from the School, photographs and drafts for a publication put together by Coupar (Coupar thinks most of the school records have been destroyed) [2014/617] Cheques and bank statements, invoices, receipts, photo shoot diaries and other financial and administrative records related to Spanphoto Photographic Studio, Dundee [2014/619] Negatives: Traction engines, Aberdeen; Queen mother at Falkland Palace & Wimberely Court; 4 x5 negatives featuring the Queen Mother, 1955 & 1994; Scout Gang Show; packet of 2 1/4 negatives featuring the Beatles, Dundee; 1 x 2 1/4 featuring Sandy Campbell, Loch Awe [ACC 2015/738] Black & white print of University of St Andrews first computer, c1966; 4 colour prints of wedding flower arrangements at Park Church, Dundee, 10th September 1981. [2016/758] Bundle of black & white and colour prints of varying sizes: 5 sheets of colour contact prints of Dundee Harbour;2 strips of black & white contact prints of Bonawe Furnance & Taynuilt;2 black & white contact sheets and 1 print of Glenys Marshall;1 black & white print of Beth Robins;Black & white portrait of Bert Stewart 1951; Model promotional cards: Kelly Cooper; Gillian Lawson;2 colour prints of the Stratmore family, 21/10/1996;1 colour contact sheet of Joanna Lumley; 2 colour prints of St Andrews Church, Dundee, 2014;1 black & white print of the City of Hereford ship;1 colour print of a cave painting at Davaar, Argyll; 1 black & white print of a snowy Glenprosen;1 colour print of Skye;1 black & white print of the 'Unicorn', 1961;1 black & white contact sheet of Aboyne Station;1 black & white print of Perth Railway shed;1 colour advertising shot for Valentine's cards, c1980; 2 black & white prints of Balmoral Castle with Alex's children in the foreground, c1968;1 colour print for Scottish Gas used for a magazine cover; 13 black & white prints of trains; 1 black & white print of art by Neill Dallas Brown; 2 colour prints of 'Discovery' in Victoria Dock; 1 black & white print of Nell Curran; 1 colour print of Miss Arbroath, 1959; 1 black & white print of Fintry Scout troup, 1960; 1 black & white print of 'Bonnie Dundee' c1970-1980; 1 black & white print of the 'Flying Scotsman' - only visit to Dundee, 1964; 1 black & white print, Millers Boatyard, St Monance;Envelope of transparencies: theatre 101-144; various railways 1-210; 2 unlabelled packets; Flying Scotsman; 'Hogwarts Express', Bonnie Dundee.;Poster for talks and exhibitions: 'A Nation's Enterprise: the spirit of Dundee'; 'The Building of the Tay Road Bridge', 4th March 2010; 'Not the Papparazzi: The Royal family and me', 4th July 2013; 'Not Him Again', 7th July 2011. [2016/842] 1 box of 90 b & w and colour prints covering various subjects including people, shipping and employment; promotional posters for talks given by Alex Coupar; digital copies of photographs; slide including those used for talks given by Alex Coupar. [2017/853] Box of slides containing approximately 1100 slides covering various topics such as people, places and architecture, some of which are captioned or numbered; 1 blank 'Standard Signature Form for Models' which was used when using agency models; 1 envelope of contact sheets and prints of Aboyne, Park Avenue Church in Dundee and a Lord Dean of Guild Portrait. [2017/861] Limited edition prints of Tay Bridge fireworks with list of purchasers, various scenic prints chosen by Coupar and his wife to hang in their home; various newspapers, letter headings and other ephemera relating to the local area; cd of images used in Coupar's talk on the Building of the Tay Bridge; cd of images of Prince Charles visit to Glamis for new gate ceremony; The Rep 'Twenty Golden years'; 8 mounted prints of Alex Coupar at Scout Camp, 1942-44; slides of Rover Trip to Hungary, with list; slides used in talk about Theatre photography with list; negs of personal travels abroad and in the UK, 1990s, copy of letter from Joan Auld, Archivist concerning the negatives of the Queen Mother [2017/868*]

Alex Coupar

Alistair Durie research collection

  • MS 342
  • Collection
  • 1695-2010
Material relating to banks and the linen industry, 1695 - 1914; Sandeman Papers, 1755 - 1760; Documents relating to linen manufacture from the National Records of Scotland, 1960; Correspondence between Durie and Miss Elspeth Boog Watson, relating to linen manufacture, 1977; Postcards, transparencies and photocopied etchings relating to the textile industry, 1775 - 1890; Publications, 1837 - 2010

Alistair Durie

Baxter Brothers & Co Ltd, linen and jute spinners and manufacturers, Dundee

  • MS 11
  • Collection
  • 1795-1992
Minute books 1873 1966, letter books 1898-1929, register of members 1930 1948, ledgers 1807 1815, 1853 1973, journals 1853 1955, balance books 1832 1949, miscellaneous financial records 1806 1974, wages books 1841 1959, production books 1841 1927, contract and order books 1898 1952, quotations and estimates 1850 1971, inventories and valuations 1853 1975, miscellaneous technical records 1833 c.1930, mill manager's history of flax spinning c.1866, representatives' reports 1926 1963, miscellaneous papers including genealogical notes on Baxter family 1795 1986, plans c.1820 1963 and technical drawings 1850 1957 [368], photographs 1833 1980 [145].

Baxter Brothers & Co Ltd

Boase & Co. Ltd, Claverhouse Bleachfield, Dundee

  • MS 10
  • Collection
  • 1838-1966
Ledgers 1838-1889, cash books 1833-1838, day books 1833-1838, miscellaneous financial records 1838-1889, annual reports 1931-1966, wages book 1856-1859, miscellaneous records including patents 1855-1892.

Boase & Co Ltd

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

Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co. Ltd.

  • MS 28
  • Collection
  • 1826-1976
Company histories, ledgers, lists of Directors and ships owned, photographs of ships and persons, drawings and a badge.

Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Co. Ltd

James Banks & Sons, Rope and Twine Merchants, Perth

  • MS 32
  • Collection
  • 1895-1943
Balance and stock sheets. 1921-1943; state of settlement of price of Rope Works sold by Mr James Banks to Messrs John Moncreiff & Sons Ltd., Glass Manufacturers, Perth 1930; sports meeting samples, early 20th century; photographs 1895-c.1930.

James Banks & Sons

Julius Salomon & Co, Merchants, Dundee

  • MS 12
  • Collection
  • 1876-1968
Letter books/files (outgoing letters), 1897-1949; Letter books/files (incoming letters), 1921-1938; Invoice files (incoming invoices), 1890-1941; Invoice books (outgoing invoices), 1899-1925; Sales books, 1899-1945; Reports, 1876-1896; Prices books, 1879-1884; Order books/files, 1899-1939; Stock books, 1911-1920; Books of bills received, 1907-1940; Contract books, 1906-1919; Journals, 1910-1939; Accounts, 1873-1945; Ledgers, 1885-1944; Photographs, c.1968.

Julius Salomon & Co, Merchants, Dundee

Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee

  • MS 15a
  • Collection
  • 1824-1888
Copies of documents relating to the administration, finance, members, and court actions of the Nine Trades. Trades in Dundee have co-operated since at least the sixteenth century to their mutual benefit. Nine of these tended to work together and this grouping gradually became more formalised. The trades involved were the Baxters (Bakers), the Cordiners (Shoemakers), the Glovers (originally Skinners), the Tailors, the Bonnetmakers, the Fleshers, the Hammermen, the Brabeners or Websters (Weavers), and the Waulkers (Fullers) who later united with the Listers (Dyers). The Nine Incorporated Trade of Dundee is still in existence

The Thornton Collection of Manuscripts and Plans

  • MS 17
  • Collection
  • 1518-1962
MS 17/1 Newport Railway Company: miscellaneous papers 1862-1891; MS 17/2 North British Railway Company: miscellaneous papers 1846-1902; MS 17/3 Dundee and Arbroath Joint Railway; Kirkcaldy District Railways: miscellaneous papers 1851-1903; MS 17/4 Grange estate, Monifieth, Kerr and Anderson families legal and estate papers 1821-1901; MS 17/5 Morphie Estate, Kincardineshire, Grahame family: legal and estate papers 1854-1891; MS 17/6 Thornton Castle, Laurencekirk: inventories and plans 1931; MS 17/7 Miscellaneous title deeds, chartularies and legal 1518-1877; MS 17/8 Records and papers of the Bannatyne Home of Rest, Newtyle 1892-1962; MS 17/9 Miscellaneous papers and correspondence of James Dalyell, with some papers and correspondence of John James Dalyell 1814-1883; MS 17/10 Correspondence and papers of John James Dalyell, with some of James Dalyell and Mrs Marie-Anne Dalyell 1839-1897; MS 17/11 Miscellaneous papers with no common factor 1847-1916; MS 17/12 Miscellaneous legal papers 1836-1912; MS 17/13 Miscellaneous loose papers originally with maps and plans 1843-1918; MS 17/14 Unidentified ledger of household accounts 1938-1957; MS 17P Maps and Plans

Thomas Thornton, Son & Co

William Pringle Laird

  • MS 1
  • Collection
  • c 1851-1919
Business records of William P Laird

William Pringle Laird