James S. Miller Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection contains:

  • Papers relating to Employment
  • Reminiscences
  • Photographs

Administrative / Biographical History

Items and papers relating to the experiences of Mr James Miller during his employment in Calcutta during 1875 – 1957, as a Mill Foreman, and of his voyage to India to take up this post.

Conditions Governing Access

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 Mr and Mrs Moonie, great-granddaughter of Mr Miller, and her husband.

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, photographic and audio materials.

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

Accruals

None expected.

Related Material

MS 285 – 296 and MS 298, Bengal Project.

Location of Originals

The material is original.

Personal Names

Geographical Names