Collection RU 892 - University of Dundee, Alumni & Development

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RU 892


University of Dundee, Alumni & Development


  • 1968-2010 (Creation)

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9 boxes, 5 wallet folders, 1 lever arch file

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The Alumni & Development office helps alumni stay in touch with one another and with the University. It is in contact with nearly 60,000 Dundee graduates in more than 100 countries. The alumni support the University in many ways, from generously donating their time and expertise to making gifts, which change lives and this can all be done through Dundee-Reunited.

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Transferred from Alumni office

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Material relating to the University compiled by the Alumni Office. Box 1- Graduates Council Executive Committee working papers March 2006-August 2008; Executive Sub Committee minutes April 1990-August 2008; Conveners Sub group working papers January 2009- July 2010. Box 2 - Graduates Council Discovery lecture 1991-2010; Annual Meeting - programmes and agenda 2000-2010; Minutes 2000-2010; Programme Booklets 1974-2002. Annual Mailing 2006-2009 including purchase orders, invoices and data processor agreements. Box 3 - Graduates Council applications and disbursements pre 2010; Graduates Council Fund general correspondence May 2000-July 2007; Graduate Council Fund working papers July 2005-December 2009. Box 4 - Honorary graduates 2000; Laureation addresses 2003; Honorary degree suggested recipients 2002. Box 5 - Annual Fund tele campaign file 2005-2008. Box 6 - Annual Fund tele campaign working files 2009; caller's manual 2009. Box 7 - Rectorial addresses Peter Ustinov 1968 and 1972; Stephen Fry 1991 and 1995, Paul Scott 1989, Jim Barrie- St Andrews 1922. Dow memorial lecture Sir Kenneth Callan 1997, Honorary Degrees 1999 onwards. Box 8 - Reunions 1998-2010; Graduation 2003 onwwards. Box 9 - Graduates Council business committee working files 2007-2010; minutes September 1989-October 2000. Level arch file of Raiser's Edge and Groupwise Guidelines. External relations documents and floppy disks with mailing lists for Matercard. File relating to The Institute of Cardiovascular Research (TICR) 2002-2004 including fundraising events and donations. File relating to Affinity Cards and agreement papers. File of papers relating to Affinity Cards, Mastercard, Royal Bank of Scotland and Access Summer School sponsorship. File relating to University of Dundee's Student association Executive Comittee 1967-2007, University of Dundee Sports Union, general correpsondence between alumni relating to donations, blank pro-forma, Engineer's class of 1943/46 including photograph, a greetings card and an invitation to mark the inauguration of the London Alumni Chapter, July 2003.



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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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RU 892

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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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