Series MS 59/1 - Microfilm Reel 1. 1845-1920

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MS 59/1


Microfilm Reel 1. 1845-1920


  • 1845-1920 (Creation)

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5 parts

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Reel of microfilm containing a notebook containing miscellaneous notes and calculations relating to the seal and whale fishing industry 1873-1909; aMinute book, Tay Whale Fishing Company, 1845-1861; a Minute book, Tay Whale Fishing Company, 1879-1920; two Certificates of discharge in favour of George Kinnes, which includes personal particulars, names of ships and places of discharge with character references, 1873 and 1905; and paper read to the French Society of Broughty Ferry. 'Some ideas and information on the whale fishing in the Arctic Seas'. Signed [N.S. Crondace]. 1885.


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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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Microfilm. May require conservation

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MS 59/1

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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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