Collection UR-SF 60 - Derek Patrick and Chris Whatley Act of Union

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UR-SF 60


Derek Patrick and Chris Whatley Act of Union


  • 1629-2007 (Creation)

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21 items

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Biographical history

Professor Christopher A. Whatley, Bonar Professor of History (1997-2004), Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (2002-2006) and Vice Principal of the University of Dundee (2006-2014), is a leading expert on the Act of Union of 1707. To mark the 300th anniversary of the Act he produced a new volume on the subject 'The Scots and the Union ' (Edinburgh University Press 2006). Dr Derek Patrick was Professor Whatley's research assistant and contributed to the writing of the volume.

Archival history

The records were compiled and held by Christopher A. Whatley and Dr. Derek Patrick, mostly during the writing of 'The Scots and the Union'

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Scope and content

Books, Microfilm and Articles, 1885-2007; Electronic Collection of Transcripts 1629- c1707; CDs, c 2007


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Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

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.

Conditions governing reproduction

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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Original documents that records in UR-SF 60/2 are transcribed from are held in various archives

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Chistopher A. Whatley, with Derek Patrick, The Scots and the Union (Edinburgh University Press 2006);

UR-SF 60/2 is stored in an electronic format

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UR-SF 60

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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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