Collection UR-SF 63 - John Berridge, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Social Policy, University of Dundee

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UR-SF 63


John Berridge, Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science and Social Policy, University of Dundee


  • c1962-1998 (Creation)

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1 volume and 7 boxes

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John Berridge was born in Stevenage in July 1927. He was a lecturer, later senior lecturer, in the Politics Department (later the Department of Political Science and Social Politics), University of Dundee from 1964 until his retirement in 1995. He served on the University Court for a number of years He was also active in the AUT, being President of the Dundee Branch, and the Conservative Party. He served as an adviser to Edward Heath on the subject of devolution. He also served as a Justice of the Peace and was president of the Dundee Art Society. He died in June 2010.

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Kept by Kathleen McMillan and Margaret Berridge

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Fechtschrift' [volume of testimonials mainly from former students] compiled by Kathleen McMillan and Anne Reynolds and presented to John Berridge on his retirement from the University of Dundee, and John Berridge's papers and files relating to research and proposals for the policy group convened to examine Scottish Devolution at the behest of PM Edward Heath.



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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 63

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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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