Collection MS 419 - Photographs of Old Dundee

Murraygate Seagate rear of Marks and Spencers Seabraes City Square Christmas tree in City Square High Street High Street

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MS 419


Photographs of Old Dundee


  • c.1920s - 1972 (Creation)

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c.80 slides + c.30 negatives

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Slides and smaller negatives taken by G.C. Bett. Large b&w negatives taken by George Pearson, Dundee, who later gave them to G.C. Bett.

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Scope and content

Colour slides and black & white negatives of scenes in Dundee and its environs taken by George Pearson and G.C. Bett. Many of the images feature buildings that have been demolished. There are also images of ships, trams and trains.


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Usually chronological within series.

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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 419

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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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