Photographs and cuttings relating to Canon Leslie Verdun Stratton and his History of the Church of St John the Baptist, Dundee, plus the church's financial and other administration records and registers of baptisms, marriages, burials and confirmations
Members and officials of St John the Baptist, Dundee
Papers and photographic archive of Alexander JS Low, photo-journalist. Also originals and some copies of journals, correspondence, legal and financial papers, photographs, artworks and research documents created by individuals of the Low, Chabot, Beke and West families.
General register containing baptisms 1727-1881, confirmations 1856-1882, catechumens 1832-1881 marriages 1804-1885 and burials 1813-1881, numbers of communicants 1828-1881, with figures recording the state of the congregation 1862-1864; routine correspondence regarding enquiries about baptisms etc. 1922-1934. Book on history of church, 2019
Alphabetical file containing material on Scottish family and place names; albums containing press cuttings mainly concerning Scottish family names and history; notebooks, and material in an envelope, concerning Scottish personal and place names.
Charters, Regulations and Bye-laws 1825-1928; Chartularies 1811-1937; Property Records, 1829-1967; Reports 1830-1990; Minutes 1820-1948; Administration Records 1882-1960; Financial Records, 1805-1986; Patients' Records, 1820-1974; Staff Records 1886-1991; Visitors Books, 1826-1917; Newspaper Cuttings, Magazines & Posters 1870-1998; Records relating to Lunacy Acts and Laws 1850-1984; Records relating to the History of Dundee Lunatic Asylum/Liff, 1879-1948; Records relating to Other Institutions, 1846-1903; Publications, 1933-1991; Photographs, c 1960-1990; Plans, 1906-1987, Cinematic Films, 1971-1972.
Reports, the Board of Directors and the Board of Lunacy. 1865-1948 Financial Records. 1906-1944 Patient Records. 1864-1985 Staff Records. 1829-1949 Records relating to asylum grounds and farm. 1939-1966 Publications. 1838-1963 Photographs and paintings. 1838-c 1960 Maps and Plans. 1864-1958
Minutes and Charters Incorported 1875, Reports 1901-1972, Patients' Records 1906-1993, Staff Records 1912-1990, Financial Records 1889-c1990, Administration Records c1950-1998, Exhibition Records c 1962, Publications 1925-1989, Photographs (Glass Plate Negatives) c1910-1960. (N.B. A series for Minutes has been allocated as further accruals are expected, however none have yet been received.)
Photographs of members of the Greig family, copies of articles, family trees and documents relating to Greig family, marriage certificates and banns for marriage of John Keiller Greig and Grace Margaret Turnbull Clapperton, birth certifcate for Ann Keiller Greig, education certificates for Ann Keiller Greig
Miscellaneous documents relating to World War I and in particular to Private James Braid, Captain Patrick Duncan, William Cuthill and Captain John (Jack) Macqueen, including war poetry, correspondence, military documents, photographs, maps and plans, 1915-1919.
Dr James Rorie's Diaries, 1862-1911; Documents relating to the Rorie family's education 1838-1947; Dr James Rorie's work related material 1863-1909; Dr James Rorie's personal, family and religious material 1817-1910; Photographs 1820-1923 ; Digital files from Jane Mcintyre 2009.
Charters, Bye-laws and Regulations 1878-1899, Reports 1826-1946, Minutes 1793- 1974, Financial Records 1894 -1975, Patients' Records 1842-1970, Staff Records 1865-1991, Dundee Convalescent Home 1872-1948, Legal Documents 1848-1969, Administration Records 1931-1991, Leisure and Recreation 1933-1963, Records of Other Hospitals (East Poor House Hospital) 1909-1946, Publications c 1946-1985, Microfilms and Microfiche c 1840-1999, Photographs c 1920-1923, Plans 1925-1949.
Cassette tape entitled Schola Clara: The High School of Dundee, 1911-1918, spoken by W. Fraser Mitchell; notes for proposed illustrated talk called A Century of Dundee Life, 1865-1965; A Short Family History. Being an Account of a family of Lawson their Progenitors and Kinsmen by W. Fraser Mitchell; notes and anecdotes concerning women in Universities, University College Dundee staff, Dundee personalities and some Dundee buildings including St. John's (Roseangle Parish Church), Botanical Gardens 1977; photograph of Morgan Academy, Dundee, Class II (1908-1909).
Charters, Bye-Laws and Regulations 1911-1944; Reports 1855-1985; Minutes 1853-1987; Patients' Records 1854-1991; Chromatographic Unit Records 1962-1985; Financial Records 1929-1993; Staff Records 1915-1983; Visitors' Books 1916-1966; Legal Records 1863-1924; Administration Records 1901-1976; Property Records 1901-1964; Associations and Clubs 1965-1985; Todhill Farm Training Home 1945-1958; Newspaper Cuttings 1929-1971; Publications and Histories c 1894-1999; Mental Health & Education Acts and Regulations 1913-1960; Photographs c1923-1973; Audio Cassettes 1985; Plans 1897-1967.
Book belonging to David Elder (? used for school exercises), c 1807, and accounts, 1814-1834; Elder family tree and record of succession to 8 acres of the estate of Camperdown from 1737, compiled by David Elder Senior, 1930; plan of the lands of Thomas and John Elder in Lochee, 1815.
Notes on Gaelic personal and place names 1899-1926; Gaelic clan names 1899-1912; notes on the derivation of names beginning with Mac 1913-1926. George D Paterson added to the notes on clan names, presumably after the death of Gilchrist.
Constitutions 1843-1916; Annual General Meetings 1990-2007; Congregation and Vestry 1879-2005; Registers 1812-1994; Finance 1800-2007; Correspondence & Misc 1886-1990; Church History 1928-2007; Repairs to Church Buildings 1992-2005; Publications and Printed Matter 1861-2014; Photographs 1987; Plans and Drawings 1888-1938.
Commonplace books and materials relating to the Tay Bridge disaster and documents that relate to the Scrymgeour family, including a family tree dating back to the late 18th century. Publications, mostly relating to Dundee and some of which were authored by members of the Scrymgeour family and .
Congregational and membership lists comprising original and copies of lists of members of the Glasite church across Scotland, England and North America, many with annotated comments and details of baptisms, marriage and death. Service registers noting dates of services and texts for the day. Ceremonies, ordinations, procedures and prayers comprising notes and other papers relating to baptism, death, ordinations and marriages. Sermons, discourses and exhortations comprising papers, notebooks, drafts and letters with devotional and theological poems, hymns, notes and letters, mainly concerning the beliefs and debates of the church. Copies and original correspondence relating to individuals and congregations, concerning family and congregational news, disputes and schisms, and the life of the church in the 20th century. Scrapbooks and letter books containing copy and original correspondence between individuals and churches, notes and news cuttings, often concerning church disputes on matters such as ‘the eating of blood and of things strangled’. Journals and narratives comprising transcriptions of letters, narratives, accounts and diaries describing events and activities of members of the church'. Property and land records comprising plans and correspondence and petition relating to the building of the Edinburgh meeting houses and their sale. Accounts, invoices and receipts, tenders, promissory notes and correspondence mainly relating to the Barony Street Chapel, Edinburgh. Engravings, photographs and postcards featuring members of the church. Newscuttings, histories, lectures, articles and other ephemera. Correspondence and papers relating to various persons' research into the Church, mainly addressed to Gerard Sandeman. Notes and documents relating to births, deaths and marriages of Glasite families. Items used within church services
Scrapbook relating mainly to the Boer War, c 1902; Scrapbook relating to local Dundee matters and the Gordon Highlanders, 1902-1912; Scrapbook relating to the first world war, 1914-1917; Biographical and genealogical notes relating to the Neish Family compiled by Dr. Kenneth Baxter (not part of original accession), 2012.