Collection UR-SF 64 - Items kept by Dr Ian K. Francis in his role as Academic Secretary

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UR-SF 64


Items kept by Dr Ian K. Francis in his role as Academic Secretary


  • 1882-2009 (Creation)

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0.495 linear metres

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Biographical history

Dr Ian Kenneth Francis BA PhD MA was educated at the Universities of Keele and Exeter. He joined the staff of the University of Dundee in 1980 as Faculty Secretary of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science. By the late 1980s his remit had been extended to include the Faculty of Environmental Studies. In 1990 he became Academic Secretary of the University in succession to William A. S. Lennox, a post he held until his own retirement at the end of 2011.

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University records kept by Dr Francis includes: Deeds. 1882-1901; Documents relating to regulations of the University of Dundee/St Andrews. c 1900-1988; Reports. 1966-1999; Legislation relating to the founding of Queen's College Dundee and the University of Dundee. 1953-1968; University of Dundee/St Andrews Publications. 1911-2006; Other Publications 1925-c 1980s; DVDs. 2009.



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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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UR-SF 64

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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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