Enid Gauldie papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 254 UR-SF 32
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1826-1980s
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      0.5 linear metres. The records are on paper and include photographs and transparencies.

Scope and Content

Research notes including correspondence and original documents relating to the bleaching industry, the jute and textile industry, Buist Spinning Co., women, social reform, Watson & Philip plc, and the Dundee and Newtyle railway; notes on histories of prominent Dundee families; press cuttings, articles and notes on local history; photographs and transparencies, c 1826-1980s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Enid Gauldie, ne MacNeilage, was educated at University College Dundee, graduating with an MA in 1947. She then worked for the University Library in St Andrews and for the reference section of Dundee Public Library, before leaving to have children. During this time she occasionally worked part time in the University Library in Dundee. In 1967 Gauldie was awarded a BPhil and went on to become a research assistant in the University's History Department. She remained there until 1970 when she left to have another child. Gauldie has published several books and articles and, in her retirement, opened an antique bookshop in Glendoick, Perthshire.


The material is arranged as it was accessioned. It was originally listed as MS 121.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Enid Gauldie.


Fonds level description compiled by Caroline Brown, July 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A handlist is available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


None expected.

Related Material

Many of Gauldie's books are in the Archives' Kloc collection.

Additional Information

The material is original.

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