Alexander Webster Papers

Scope and Content

This collection contains:

  • Documents relating to Websters employment in India
  • Photographs
  • Publications

Administrative / Biographical History

Material pertaining to the employment of Alexander Webster as Assistant Manager at New Mill in India between 1951 and 1956. This mill was one of those operated by the Fort Gloster Jute Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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 Mrs F. Keay, Mr Webster’s daughter.

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 1960s, by inviting those with any relevant material to donate the material to the University.


None expected.

Related Material

MS 286-MS 298, Bengal project.

Location of Originals

The material is made up of originals.

Personal Names

Geographical Names