Collection UR-SF 36 - Christopher Whatley

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UR-SF 36


Christopher Whatley


  • 1970s-2022 (Creation)

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15 boxes

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Biographical history

Christopher Allan Whatley was educated at the University of Strathclyde. He joined the History Department at Dundee University in 1979. After a period at the University of St Andrews he returned to Dundee in 1992. He was awarded the Bonar Chair of Modern History in 2000 and became Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in 2002. Primarily a Scottish Historian Chris Whatley specialises in eighteenth century social and economic history. He has published several books and articles and has contributed to a number of television and radio programmes. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Whatley was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1988. and awarded an OBE in 2015

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Administrative and professional papers relating to Professor Chris Whatley and the Department of History, University of Dundee.



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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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UR-SF 36

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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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