Autobiography of James Dunnachie

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      GB 247 MS Gen 919/1
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  • Physical Description
      Bound notebook. 27x21 cm. [3], 36 fols. 6 photographs pasted in. Maroon limp covers; marbled endpapers. Title in gold on front cover. Paper label on front cover

Scope and Content

Autobiography of James Dunnachie, J.P., Glenboig. Glenboig, 13th April 1903.
Carbon copy of typescript memoirs covering 1835-1903. Text similar to MS Gen 919/2 but with additional material in manuscript on versos covering 1904-c.1913. Photographs, cut from publications, of Dunnachie and brickworks at Glenboig, Gartcosh and Cumbernauld.
Autograph paper label on front cover: This is the only copy which contains the list of celebrities I have met & seen [fol. 34].
Includes history of Glenboig Fire Clay Co., James Dunnachie Star Works and Glenboig Union Fire Clay Co., and Dunnachie's travels in Europe, North America and South Africa.

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