Scrapbook of H.C. Williamson, F.R.S.

Scope and Content

Scrapbook of news cuttings relating to fishing; 1902-1921; Photocopy of obituary, 1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Henry C. Williamson (d 1949) graduated from St Andrews University in 1892. He spent five years in Canada investigating the migratory movements of salmon for the Canadian government and thereafter returned to Scotland to continue his research at University College, Dundee. He was a member of staff of the Fishery Board's research station at Aberdeen and made a life-long study of fish and crustacea. He was a fellow of the Royal Society. He died in Dundee in December 1949.

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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

These records were transferred from Dundee University Library in 1977.


Compiled by Jenny Cutts, Scottish Archive Network project and Caroline Brown, Dundee University Archives.

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