Item MS 415/1 - Bill Dow's notes on Loyal Addresses

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MS 415/1


Bill Dow's notes on Loyal Addresses


  • c.2000 (Creation)

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1 envelope and 1 CD

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William M. Dow (Bill Dow) studied at St Andrews University, and was principal lecturer in Physics and Head of Science at Dundee College of Education (now part of Dundee University). He held a BSc Honours in Physics, an ME in applied maths and was a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He served during World War Two as an RAF Radar Officer on airborne equipment. Bill Dow died in 2013.

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Notes on the Loyal Address presented to the rector from students at University College Dundee, from late 1940s to early 1950s. Photographs of examples as well as a CD copy. Also contains a photograph of "William M. Dow, Scribe" translated into hieroglyphics and presented to Bill Dow by Ms Ruth Walton in June 1950.


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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.

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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 415/1

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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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