Calcutta and Mofussil Scots Society
- 1954-1992 (Creation)
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0.30 linear metres.
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The Calcutta and Mofussil Scots Society was formed in 1954 with the object of organising social gatherings amongst Scots ladies and gentlemen associated with Calcutta and the Mofussil (a Hindustani word for surrounding district). Those with business links to Calcutta could also join. The society is based in Dundee. Activities have included cocktail parties, golf outings, theatre visits, curry lunches and dinner/dances.
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Scope and content
Agendas, minutes 1954-1992, financial papers 1954-1976, papers relating to outings 1954-1992, miscellaneous secretarial files 1954-1971, photographs 1953-1990.
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Records are arranged chronologically within series.
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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.
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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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The records are on paper and include photographs.
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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
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