Dundee Oral History Project

Scope and Content

Recordings covering lives from the 1930's onwards, paperwork, biographies and some photographs of participants

Themes covered by the Project so far include the jute and textile industry (Dundee and India), the arts, academia, comics, journalism, publishing, disabilities, medicine, politics, armed services, retail, photography, sport and leisure, music and fashion.

Themes also include childhood, family, education and work.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dundee Oral History Project records the testimonies of individuals related to the Archive's collections, adding value to the written and visual record.

The Project began in 2010, and is currently standing at over 80 recordings and growing. The participants offer additional information and provide intimate insights to the Archive's business, family and organisation collections as well as to the University records

Access Information

Access must conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Other Finding Aids

List of participants, recordings and subjects covered is available

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Available in digital format only


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