Collection MS 155 - Dundee Working Men's Field Club

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MS 155


Dundee Working Men's Field Club


  • 1892-2006 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.01 linear metres

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Biographical history

The Dundee Working Men's Field Club was formed before 1892 and was active until at least 1935. The Club met fortnightly for the interests of nature studies. The Club held lectures and 'conversazione' comprising of musical recitals.

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Scope and content

Scrapbook including cuttings, obituary notices, 1892-1935; Programme of a 'Conversazione', held in Mathers' Hotel, Dundee, 15 March 1902, comprising music, recitations and 'lecturettes', exhibitions and experiments on topics in natural history, 1902; Dundee Working Men's Field Club Saturday Afternoon Excursions and Winter Sessions. Twenty seven pages of typescript research notes detailing activities and history of the Dundee Working Men's Field Club 1885-1918 compiled by James K. Cook, private researcher, during his research into the club, 2006.


Not expected

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Usually chronological within series.

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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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The records are on paper

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

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MS 15/78

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Description identifier

MS 155

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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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