Cassette tape entitled Schola Clara: The High School of Dundee, 1911-1918, spoken by W. Fraser Mitchell; notes for proposed illustrated talk called A Century of Dundee Life, 1865-1965; A Short Family History. Being an Account of a family of Lawson their Progenitors and Kinsmen by W. Fraser Mitchell; notes and anecdotes concerning women in Universities, University College Dundee staff, Dundee personalities and some Dundee buildings including St. John's (Roseangle Parish Church), Botanical Gardens 1977; photograph of Morgan Academy, Dundee, Class II (1908-1909).
William Fraser Mitchell
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Fraser Mitchell was born on 9 April 1900 in Monifieth, Angus the only son of William Fraser Mitchell and Jane Lawson. He was a descendant of William Watson, linen weaver, St Vigeans, who was also the great grandfather of Sir Robert Alexander Watson Watt (1892- ), inventor of the radar. William Fraser first compiled his family history in 1940. This material relates mainly to his mother's family.
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The records were deposited by William Fraser Mitchell in 1977 and 1980 (AccM/39, AccM/129).
Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, October 2001.
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