Papers of James Clunie, 1889-1974, decorator and MP

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Unpublished final volume of memoirs of James Clunie: Letters to a Friend 1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Clunie was born on 20 March  1889  and died on 25 February  1974 . He was a house painter and decorator who became MP for Dunfermline burgh from  1950-1959 . He had previously been a member of Dunfermline Town Council from 1933 to 1950. He wrote on working-class labour issues including The First Principles of Working Class Education (1920 ) and Literature of Labour: The autobiography of a house painter (1967 ).

Arrangement

The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

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Other Finding Aids

Further details about the collection are held on Stirling University Library web-based catalogue  http://libcat.stir.ac.uk/.

Alternative Form Available

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Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Manager, Library Liaison and Training.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 559 procedures

Custodial History

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Accruals

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Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original

Bibliography

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Additional Information

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by H M Kemp and Alan Borthwick, Scottish Archive Network project, 10 May 2002.

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