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Specimens of the mosses of Fifeshire by Charles Howie A.B.S.

  • MS 206
  • Collection
  • Late 19th century
Bound volume 'Musci Fifenses; Vol. I': Specimens of the mosses of Fifeshire [Fife] illustrated by notes relative to their distribution over the county by Charles Howie A.B.S. The volume contains a printed introduction and manuscript index to the 112 botanical specimens contained therein and also pencil notes and brief sketches possibly in the hand of Howie, undated [late 19th century].

South East Scotland Water Board Records

  • MS 268
  • Collection
  • 1869-1998
Record books of reservoirs under the management of the South East Scotland Water Board and its predecessors.

South East Scotland Water Board

Corstorphine/Taylor Collection

  • MS 27
  • Collection
  • c 1860-1993
Manuscripts of, notes for, and correspondence relating to a proposed Flora of Angus by Robert Henry Corstorphine and Mrs Margaret Corstorphine, continued by [Sir] George Taylor, mainly c.1910-1960. [See also: papers retained by Department of Biological Sciences].

George Taylor and Margaret Corstorphine

Meteorological Office Data

  • MS 283
  • Collection
  • 1865-1989
(Symons's) British Rainfall, 1865-1968; General Tables of Total Rainfall from British Rainfall, 1928-1968; Monthly and annual totals of Rainfall for the United Kingdom, 1970-1971; Snow Survey of Great Britain, 1967-1989 (These Annual publications gave the official record of rainfalls in the UK - monthly for all sites, with further records of notable daily falls where warranted - and records of snow falls and snow lines on mountains around Britain. The last publication(s) and associated survey were abandoned as a cost-cutting measure in the early 1990s); and copies of Thunderstorm Survey (1970 & 1978) published by Thunderstorm Census Organisation.

Meteorological Office

Friends of Dundee University Botanic Garden

  • MS 320
  • Collection
  • 1981-2010
Contains documents concerning setting up the Friends of Dundee Botanic Garden, constitution, member lists, papers on the meetings of the Committee, arrangements of the society and newsletters.

Friends of Dundee University Botanic Garden

Whaling log books of Walter Kinnes and David Esplin

  • MS 333
  • Collection
  • 1902-1908
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.

David Esplin; Walter Kinnes

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

Miscellaneous Plans

  • MS 75P
  • Collection
  • 1776-1988
This collection of plans contains only those not part of a specific manuscript collection. It also includes photographs and photocopies of plans held outwith the University Library, or of plans in one of the numbered MS collections

The Rucksack Club

  • RU 298
  • Collection
  • 1923-2014
Minutes and Constitution, 1395-2009; Meets Books, 1923-2014; Accounts and Finance, 1965-2000; Visitor Books, 1928- 1966; Bothy Song Book, 1999-2000; Graham Leaver Memorial Fund, 1989-1991; Membership Forms, 1999-2006.

The Rucksack Club

Edith Philip Smith, F.R.S.E., Lecturer in Botany

  • UR-SF 12
  • Collection
  • 1926-1960
E.P. Smith's notes dealing with botanical research work and teaching, with particular reference to Quercus (the oak); Tilia; Acer; and Platanus. Manuscript and typescript, with illustrations. c.1927-1951 Items concerning scientific expedition sent out by University College, Dundee, to island of South Rona in July 1933. E.P. Smith, Botanist and co-leader. [See also UR-SF 2/2/1(8) and Recs A/649/92]

Edith Philip Smith

Professor George Howard Bell, Department of Physiology

  • UR-SF 30
  • Collection
  • 1920-1976
Black and white portraits of eminent visitors to the College or University, particularly physiologists and other medical professionals, who gave lectures to the University's Philosophy and Science Group which Professor Bell was instrumental in founding 1950-1976; signatures c.1951-1974; letters 1951-1974; 35mm colour transparencies covering a wide geographical area and a variety of subjects but, in particular architectural sculptures and carving c.1920-1985.

Professor George Howard Bell