Dundee Working Men's Field Club

Scope and Content

Scrapbook including cuttings, obituary notices, 1892-1935; Programme of a 'Conversazione', held in Mathers' Hotel, Dundee, 15 March 1902, comprising music, recitations and 'lecturettes', exhibitions and experiments on topics in natural history, 1902; Dundee Working Men's Field Club Saturday Afternoon Excursions and Winter Sessions. Twenty seven pages of typescript research notes detailing activities and history of the Dundee Working Men's Field Club 1885-1918 compiled by James K. Cook, private researcher, during his research into the club. 2006.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Dundee Working Men's Field Club was formed before 1892 and was active until at least 1935. The Club met fortnightly for the interests of Nature studies. The Club held lectures and 'conversazione' comprising musical recitals.

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Compiled by Jenny Cutts, Scottish Archive Network project and modified by Caroline Brown, Dundee University Archives, September 2003.

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