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.
Company records, correspondence and financial files of Don Brothers, Buist & Company Ltd and Don & Low (Holdings) Ltd, 1794-1995; miscellaneous records of the Dundee Calendering Company Ltd., 1864-1978; minute book and financial records of Moffat & Son Ltd., 1926-1957; ledgers of James Scott, Junior, 1804-1832; letter book and private ledgers of Alexander Henderson & Son Ltd., 1795-1955; company records, financial records and correspondence of J & J Smart Ltd., 1866-1990; company records, production records and financial files of Strathmore Woollen Co. Ltd, 1948-1981; company records and financial files of Low Brothers & Co. [Dundee] Ltd. and Low Brothers & Co. [Ireland] Ltd., 1939-1987; company records and financial files of Low Brothers & Co. Daniel Buchanan & Sons Ltd, T. Gaunt[Rainwear] Ltd. and Don Coatings (Scotland) Ltd., 1957-1984; company records and financial files of Wallace Works (Manufacturing Wholesalers) Ltd.1959-1978, company records and financial files of Stiven, MacPherson & Thomson Ltd, 1961-1978; company records and financial files of Chaspec Packaging Ltd., Don & Low Ltd, and Don & Low (Packaging) Ltd, 1964-1981; company records and financial files of William Smith (Dundee) 1939 Ltd, 1914-1978; company records and financial files of Don Fibres Ltd., Thiokol Fibres Ltd. and Thiokol Chemicals Ltd., 1973-1980; miscellaneous legal and business records of Tay Textiles Ltd., 1870-1988; miscellaneous legal and financial records of the Don, Hill and Robertson Families' Trusts 1877-1934; business and personal papers of the Low Family, 1887-1999; plans and diagrams, 1884-1988
Abstract of accounts, furnishings and current charges 1892-1915, Ledger no. 1. (With index) 1911-1921, and souvenir brochure giving brief history of the firm and includes mounted photographs showing exterior and interior views of Dudhope Works, some with personnel with negatives of photographs, 1839-1946. Also includes illustrated booklet outlining history and development of Low & Bonar Group & Companies, including William Fergusson & Sons Ltd. c.1950, and a set of accounts and reports 1985.
Business records 1824-1936; Legal and estate papers c 1800-1953; Accounting and financial records including personal and household finances 1798-1972; Correspondence and letter books 1832-1975; Diaries 1923-1981; Personal papers 1817-1975; Press Cuttings 1868-1939; Photographs c1875-c 1960; Plans 1823-[20th century]; Publications and ephemera 19th and 20th centuries.
The collection has been arranged into the following sub-fonds: MS 66/I Thomas Bell & Sons (of Dundee) Ltd 1812-1942 MS 66/II Cox Brothers Ltd c 1791-2002 MS 66/III Gilroy Sons & Co Ltd 1849-1933 MS 66/IV J & A D Grimond Ltd 1863-1953 MS 66/V John N Kyd & Co Ltd 1850-1961 MS 66/VI Harry Walker & Sons Ltd 1847-c 1960 MS 66/VII F S Stewart Sandeman & Sons Ltd 1903-1936 MS 66/VIII John Lowson Jnr & Co Ltd 1874-1955 MS 66/IX Boase Spinning Co Ltd 1862-1987 MS 66/X Sidlaw Industries Ltd 1887-2003 MS 66/XI Miscellaneous associated, affiliated and subsidiary companies of Jute Industries Ltd MS 66/XII Miscellaneous and Unidentified Papers 1884-c.1950
Minutes 1892-1968; correspondence and papers relating to the articles of association, contract and membership of the Jute Importers Association 1909-1975; financial records 1907-1974; records relating to arbitration and miscellaneous disputes 1910-1976; correspondence and papers re. the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1957-1971; correspondence and other papers relating to the British Jute Trade Federal Council and the London Jute Association 1933-1974; miscellaneous papers relating to Indian and Pakistan affairs 1927-1973; papers relating to the India/Pakistan Shipping Conference Lines 1965-1970; records of the Calcutta Baled Jute Association 1933-1950 and Pakistan Jute Association 1955-1971;correspondence and papers relating to the Jute Importers' Association's 'Contintental Forwarding Scheme' during the National Dock Strike, 1970, and the 'Holding Schemes' during later strikes 1970-1975; miscellaneous papers 1894-1974; photographs c.1900.
MS 86/I Samnugger Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/II Victoria Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/III Titaghur Jute Factory Co Ltd MS 86/IV Angus Company Ltd MS 86/V Thomas Duff & Co Ltd MS 86/VI Hardie and Smith Ltd MS 86/VII The Dundee Brattice Cloth and Waterproofing Co Ltd MS 86/VIII Victoria Road Calendering Co MS 86/IX Moore & Weinberg (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/X Jaffe Brothers Co (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XI Cargill & Co Ltd MS 86/XII William Watson (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XIII James Stiven Ltd MS 86/XIV English Spinners Ltd MS 86/XV Arctic Leather Goods Company, Dundee MS 86/XVI E Carr & Sons Ltd, London MS 86/XVII Joseph Grave & Co Ltd, Manchester MS 86/XVIII Hillbank Bag Factory, Dundee MS 86/XIX A & S Henry & Co (Dundee) Ltd MS 86/XX A & S Henry & Co MS 86/XXI United Kingdom Jute Goods Association Ltd MS 86/XXII Indian Jute Mills Association MS 86/XXIII Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry MS 86/XXIV British Jute Trade Research Association MS 86/XXV Miscellaneous Records MS 86/XXVI Miscellaneous Photographs MS 86/XXVII Tay Spinners Ltd