Alexander R. Brown Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains:

  • Publications
  • Miscellaneous material relating to India

Administrative / Biographical History

Material pertaining to the employment of Alexander Brown, a Mill clerk for Andrew Yule and Co., who lived in Calcutta with his wife between 1946 and 1963.

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 Mr A. R. Brown.

Other Finding Aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Made up paper and photographic material.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Jaqui Adams May 2009.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

Donated to the University of Dundee for the Bengal Project. This project was initiated by the History Department in 1993, with the purpose of providing a picture of the lives of Scottish people employed in India prior to the 1960’s, by inviting those with any relevant material to donate the material to the University.The material is made up of photocopies of originals.


None expected.

Related Material

MS 285 – 289 and MS 291 – 298, Bengal Project.

Location of Originals

Originals returned to depositor.

Personal Names

Corporate Names

Geographical Names