Collection MS 342 - Alistair Durie research collection

Identity area

Reference code

MS 342

Title

Alistair Durie research collection

Date(s)

  • 1695-2010 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

0.74 linear metres

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Dr Alistair Durie was born 4 August 1946. He taught at Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities before moving to the Department of History and Politics at the University of Stirling. His acedemic intersts lay in the linen and tourist industries, as well as banking, railways and transport. He also taught the history of medicine for the Open University. His publications include Scottish Linen Industry (1981), Scotland for the Holidays. A history of Tourism in Scotland (2003) and Water is Best, the Hydros and Health Tourism (2006). Dr Durie died 5 October 2017.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Material relating to banks and the linen industry, 1695 - 1914; Sandeman Papers, 1755 - 1760; Documents relating to linen manufacture from the National Records of Scotland, 1960; Correspondence between Durie and Miss Elspeth Boog Watson, relating to linen manufacture, 1977; Postcards, transparencies and photocopied etchings relating to the textile industry, 1775 - 1890; Publications, 1837 - 2010

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological 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

The records are on paper and include photographs, volumes and linen.

Finding aids

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

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Originals of the some of the copies in the collection are held in the National Records of Scotland

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

MS 9

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Notes area

Note

Durie, Scottish Linen Industry 1981;

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Description control area

Description identifier

MS 342

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

Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English

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