Sub-fonds MS 105/1 - Shiell and Small, Solicitors, Dundee

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Reference code

MS 105/1

Title

Shiell and Small, Solicitors, Dundee

Date(s)

  • 1832-1982 (Creation)

Level of description

Sub-fonds

Extent and medium

3.55 linear metres.

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Biographical history

Shiell and Small, solicitors, was founded in 1832 by John Shiell of Smithfield and David Small. It began trading in New Inn Entry before moving to larger premises in Bank Street in the 1860s. A family concern until 1891, W. Thomson Currie, who had been admitted as a co-partner, assumed control and continued the practice under the same name. Shiell and Small acted as Treasurers to the University College Dundee and the Technical Institute, served as Clerks for the Baxter Park Trust and were factors for the Dalhousie, Rossie Priory and Baldovan estates. Shiell and Small ceased trading in 1990.

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Scope and content

General letter books 1832-1894, including stocks and shares letter books; miscellaneous legal records, Opinions and Interlocutor books 1886-1982; items on the Shiell family, 1875-1951.

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Not expected

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The records are on paper. May require conservation

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Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

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Description identifier

MS 105/1

Rules and/or conventions used

Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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