David Henderson Collection
- 1710-2005 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
3.84 linear metres
Name of creator
David Henderson was a curator at McManus Galleries, Dundee. An expert on whaling, he curated his own collection on the subject and specified that it be deposited with the University of Dundee Archive Services.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Correspondence, 1837-2005; Records, 1774-1983; Notes on Whaling, 1793-2005; Newspaper articles 1837-2004; Publications, 1710-2005; Miscellaneous, 1877-1998; Postcards, n.d.; Photographs, 1773-1979; Microfilm and slides, n.d.; Maps and plans, 1853-1976.
System of arrangement
Records are arranged chronologically within series.
Conditions of access and use area
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
Paper, photographs, microfilm, acetate, scanned images
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Existence and location of copies
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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
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