Working Class Life in Dundee for Twenty Five Years 1878-1903

Scope and Content

Working Class Life in Dundee for Twenty Five Years 1878-1903 by Dr David Lennox with associated statistical tables.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr David Lennox was Lecturer in Forensic Medicine at the University of St Andrews, and Recruiting Medical Officer for Dundee. He compiled detailed statistical information on working class life in Dundee, but could not afford to publish the work. In 1928-1929 the University Court of St Andrews agreed to pay the cost of binding the typescript and placed it in the University Library for use by students.


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Acquisition Information



This collection was previously catalogued as MS 15/28.

Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, October 2001.

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Additional Information

This material is a photocopy. The originals are held in St Andrews University Library Special Collections.