Collection UR-SF 68 - The David Short Geography Collection

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UR-SF 68


The David Short Geography Collection


  • c 1990-2003 (Creation)

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6 boxes

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Biographical history

A former member of staff at the University of Dundee.

Archival history

Papers collected over the years in relation to various surveys and studies.

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Scope and content

Research notes and other material belonging to David Short. Includes questionnaire on crime and its impact on rural Scotland, notes on and recordings of interviews, press cuttings and articles relating to crime, policing, rural planning and housing, migration and industrialisation. The records refer mainly to Scotland but there is also some material relating to Asia.


Not expected

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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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Description identifier

UR-SF 68

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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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