Item MS 137/1 - Field Notebook of William Duncan, Investigator for the Dundee Parish Council

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MS 137/1

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Field Notebook of William Duncan, Investigator for the Dundee Parish Council

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  • Sep 1921-Oct 1921 (Creation)

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Biographical history

William Duncan was an iron-moulder by trade and served his apprenticeship in the Albion Foundry. He was an investigator with Dundee Distress committee for four years before holding a similar position with Dundee Parish Council for three months in 1921. After leaving the Parish Council he returned to his trade as a moulder in the Blackness foundry. His field note book for his months at Dundee Parish Council was transcribed by William M Duncan.

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Scope and content

Duplicated typed transcript of Dundee Parish Council investigator's notebook giving details of families' incomes, living standards, number of children, jobs, etc

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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.

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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

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The original is deposited at St Andrews University Library: Special Collections

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MS 15/39

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MS 137/1

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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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  • English

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