Miss Elizabeth McGill Clark

Scope and Content

Magazine extract and programme, c1891-1973; Photographs, c1972-1977; Medal, c1997; Books and Published Pamphlets, 1874-1994.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss Elizabeth McGill Clark was born and brought up in Kirkcudbrightshire. Her family had a long connection with the labour movement in the southwest of Scotland. Her grandfather was Bailie David Hutchison McGill, who was successively a member of the British Socialist Party, the Independent Labour Party and the Labour Party in Dumfrieshire, and a councillor in Maxwelltown and, later, Dumfries. Her mother was also active in politics and unsuccessfully stood for Kikcudbright Burgh Council.

In 1969 Miss Clark moved to Dundee. She served as President of the Dundee Local Association of the Educational Institute of Scotland 1976-1977. She was also a prominent activist in the Labour Party, where her work included serving as Secretary of the Ward XI (Broughty Ferry) Branch of the Dundee Labour Party.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

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

The records were deposited by Miss Clark in 2007 and 2008 (Acc 2007/260a and 2008/293)

Other Finding Aids

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Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The records are on paper.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description compiled by Kenneth Baxter, Archives Assistant, May 2008.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

The records were collected by Miss Clark.



Location of Originals

The material is original