Andrew Murray Scott Collection
- 1978-2007 (Creation)
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Andrew Murray Scott is an author, freelance journalist and Scottish National Party councillor, born 1955 in Aberdeen.. He was educated at Dundee High School and Dundee University, where he graduated with a first in MA English and Modern History. Murray Scott was the winner of the inaugural Dundee International Book Prize in 2000 and has since published several books of fiction and non-fiction.
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Material relating to a books, manuscripts and articles written by Andrew Murray Scott: ‘Bonnie Dundee: John Grahame of Claverhouse’, 1985-2002; Letters of John Grahame of Claverhouse’, 1990; ‘Discovering Dundee: The Story of a City’, 1987-1999; ‘Tumulus’, 1998-2000; ‘Estuary Blue’, 2001; Portrait of a Smalltime Crooner: Shorter Short Stories’, 1981; ‘Dundee’s Literary Lives’, Vol. 1 and 2, 2003; ‘The Literary Lives of Dundee’, 1999; ‘A Sense of Place’, 2005; ‘Street Light: Poems and stories’, 2007; ‘The Mushroom Club’, 1989-2007; ‘The Wee book of Dundee’, 2003; ‘Modern Dundee’, 2002-2006; ‘Serving the Regent’, 2001; ‘The Salmon Ladder’, 2005.Material relating to a video documentary using ‘Discovering Dundee: The Story of a City’ as source material, script written by Andrew Murray Scott, 1996-1997.Magazines and articles, 1978-2003.Various miscellaneous documents, 1978-2007. Photographs, c 1985-2000.
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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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Books, magazines, paper and photographs
Descriptive list available at Dundee University Archives. Subject source lists and databases are also available.
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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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