Collection MS 388 - Sheena Wellington

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MS 388


Sheena Wellington


  • 1900s-2007 (Creation)

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7.5 mtrs

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Biographical history

Sheena Wellington is Scotland's foremost traditional Scottish singer. Born and bred in Dundee, Sheena's career has seen her perform at the opening ceremony of the first Scottish parliament in 1999. A proud Dundonian, Sheena is active in the community, keeping the Dundee dialect and voice alive through singing. She is heavily involved with the Wighton Collection and Loadsa Weemin' Singin, a local singing group.

Archival history

The collection of vinyl and sheet music was deposited with the University Archive, 2016.

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Scope and content

A large collection of various items including several vinyl albums, shellac albums, CDs, sheet music and publications. The majority of the items relate to scottish and folk music although other genres of music are included such as classical, swing and pop.



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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 388

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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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