Field Notebook of William Duncan, Investigator for the Dundee Parish Council

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typed transcript of Dundee Parish Council investigator's notebook giving details of families' incomes, living standards, number of children, jobs, etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Duncan was an iron-moulder by trade and served his apprenticeship in the Albion Foundry. He was an investigator with Dundee Distress committee for four years before holding a similar position with Dundee Parish Council for three months in 1921. After leaving the Parish Council he returned to his trade as a moulder in the Blackness foundry. His field note book for his months at Dundee Parish Council was transcribed by William M Duncan.

Arrangement

There is one item in the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Unknown

Note

This collection was previously catalogued as MS 15/39.

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, December 2001.

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

Custodial History

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Accruals

None expected.

Additional Information

The original is deposited at St Andrews University Library: Special Collections

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