Collection MS 311 - Michael Bolik Collection

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MS 311


Michael Bolik Collection


  • 1987-2013 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Biographical history

Michael Bolik was born in Perth, Scotland, in 1958. He attended Kirkton High School in Dundee between 1970 and 1975 and graduated from the University of Dundee (MA Hons, American Studies, although he had started at the University studying for a Physics BSc, but changed in 1975) in 1980. He also obtained a Diploma in Industrial Administration (Marketing Management) from the Dundee College of Commerce in 1981 and obtained a City and Guilds Adult Trainers award in 1990. He graduated with an MLitt in Archives and Records Management from the University of Dundee in 2008. Michael worked at the University of Dundee Archives Services (formerly the Department of Archives and Manuscripts) from 1987 to 2013. Michael's parents were Oskar Bolik (1918-1976), a Polish ex-combatant and later the Lord Provost's chauffeur, and Linda Bolik (1930-1992) who was a staff nurse at Maryfield Hospital and later sister at Royal Victoria Hospital. Oskar Bolik's brother also lived in Dundee after the Second World War and his name was Frank Walter, originally Walter Bolik or Bohlig. He was born in 1914.

Archival history

MS 311/1-5 were either collected by the depositor himself or handed down or inherited. MS 311/4, MS 311/6 and MS 311/7/1 were added to the collection in 2013 by Archive Services

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Scope and content

A collection of photos and documents relating to the life of Michael Bolik (born 1958) and his close family. Includes information on education, employment, and leisure.



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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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MS 311

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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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