The collection consists of 6 notebooks of notes on trade unionism in Dundee from c 1800-1960 compiled by John T Ward c 1960.
John Ward's Notes on Dundee Trade Unionism
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- ReferenceGB 254 MS 321
- Dates of Creationc 1960
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.02 linear metres
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Notebook regarding Dundee Trade Unionism
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Administrative / Biographical History
Professor John Towers Ward was a lecturer in History at Queen's College, Dundee from 1956 until 1963. He then moved to the soon to be established University of Strathclyde. In 1974 he became the first Professor of Modern History at Strathclyde. He was an expert in labour history and the factory movement and contributed a chapter on Dundee Trade Unionism to The Third Statistical Account for Scotland: City of Dundee (1979). He died in 1987.
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The records are on paper.
Fonds level description compiled by Kenneth Baxter, Archives Assistant, March 2011.
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