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D J MacDonald Ltd, Engineers, Dundee

  • MS 93
  • Collection
  • 1861-2013
MS 93/I Records of D J MacDonald Ltd 1861-1989 MS 93/II MacDonald Engineering (Dundee) Ltd 1984-1989 MS 93D Technical drawings and plans

D J MacDonald Ltd

Giddings & Lewis-Fraser Ltd

  • MS 42
  • Collection
  • 1857-1987
Company files 1959-1987; memoranda and articles of association and register of directors 1903-1961; minute and memoranda books 1905-1964; letter books 1880-1905 and 1905-1916; private ledgers 1878-1965; journals 1878-1968; papers relating to establishment and subsequent affairs of Douglas Fraser Trust 1863-1890; letters and paper relating to financial affairs, particularly payments to Catherine and Forbes Fraser 1872-1897; tenders and miscellaneous papers and correspondence 1857, 1874-1900; letters from Robert Fraser in South America 1889-1893; legal, financial and business papers and correspondence, 1857-1959; papers of Fabrica Argentina de Alpargatas S.A.I.C. 1950-1956; Photographs c.1920-1963; Newspaper articles 2016-2019

Giddings & Lewis-Fraser Ltd

James F Low & Co Ltd

  • MS 89
  • Collection
  • 1850-1984
Minutes 1902 1970; shareholding records 1902 1971; ledgers 1902 1971; purchase books 1918 1940; machinery records and order books 1850 1947; patents book 1924 1960; machinery specification books 1858 1976; bills of material 1946 1955; machinery instructions 1946 1959; inventories; photographs 1928 c.1950; plans and drawings 1857 1968. Also includes company files and other records of subsidiary company James F Low (Engineers) Ltd, manufacturers of contractors' small plant 1902 1984.

James F Low & Co Ltd

Peter Carmichael of Arthurstone (1809-1891)

  • MS 102
  • Collection
  • 1837-2019
Biographical works. c.1891;Miscellaneous notes and accounts. 1837-1990; Patents. 1846-1859; Cash books (James Carmichael). 1874-1924; Photographs. C 1830-1890;Correspondence from Alexander Monfries to Peter Carmichael. 1881-1890; Correspondence between D. Bruce Peebles, and Peter Carmichael 1882-1890; Correspondence from Thomas Marsden. 1845 - 1847; Correspondence addressed to Peter Carmichael and Baxter Brothers, Dundee. Letters are principally from James Carmichael, brother of Peter, writing from Ailly-sur-Somme, France, 1845-1847; Correspondence from Messrs Sheil and Small, solicitors. 1882 - 1883; Correspondence from William Japp. 1890; Miscellaneous correspondence, mainly to Peter Carmichael from family, friends, business associates and others. c 1844-1889; Correspondence relating to the Trust Disposition and Settlement by Sir David Baxter of Kilmaron, Bart. 1869-1879; Miscellaneous bundle, pertains to estate and family matters. 1870-1918; Correspondence relating to a trust fund settled on Captain Ludovic M. Carmichael. 1876-1877; Financial material relating to income received by Peter Carmichael from a variety of sources. 1879 - 1885; Miscellaneous items and correspondence dating mainly from the first half of the twentieth century. Relates to the origins, history and genealogy of the Carmichael family and to Arthurstone House. 1903 - 1960; Arthurstone, Loburn, New Zealand. 2019; Plans. 1837-1909

Peter Carmichael of Arthurstone

Tay Bridge Collection

  • MS 30
  • Collection
  • 1832-1980
Notes, drawings, and photographs relating to the history of the Tay Bridge, and the career of Sir Thomas Bouch 1832-1980. Also includes photocopies of papers and letters relating to the collapse and the rebuilding of the Tay Bridge; The Tay Bridge Disaster collection (incomplete) by John Perkins of photographs and commentary of the accident 1849-1880; The Tay Bridge Disaster by John Perkins; collection (incomplete) of photographs with commentary, forming account of the accident, Dundee District Council, 1975; copy interim report by Committee of Dundee and Perth Railway Company which mentions the possibility of bridging the Tay at Inchyra, near Perth 1836; duplicate interim report of Dundee Town Council considering some property aspects of the scheme to build a bridge over the Tay 1865; articles from The Scots Magazine; photocopies of letters and papers related to Thomas Bouch and the Tay Bridge 1872-1877; 'Destined for Disaster', by Bill Dow (illustrated article from the Scots Magazine), December 1989; article entitled 'Side-Scan Sonar Reveals Submerged Remains of the First Tay Railway Bridge', by R.W. Duck and W.M. Dow.

Michael Shafe

Wm. R. Stewart & Sons (Hacklemakers) Ltd, Dundee

  • MS 101
  • Collection
  • 1904-1981
Company files 1946-1987; letter books 1904-1952; correspondence files and boxes (UK and foreign) 1961-1976; purchase records 1915-1967; order records 1908-1965; completed orders and related correspondence 1960-1981; sales ledgers 1900-1966; general sales correspondence 1956-1976; specification cards and pin order records 1952-1977; copy order records 1971-1973; technical papers 1964-1975; repair invoices 1961-1968; wages books 1963-1974; work studies 1959-1973

William R Stewart & Sons (Hacklemakers) Ltd