Item 6 - Legal Agents Correspondence

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GB 3516 ABY-DTCSA-3-6


Legal Agents Correspondence


  • c. 1890-1925 (Creation)

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1 volume

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Shiell and Small, Solicitors, Dundee, acted as legal agents for many organisations in the city including University College Dundee and the Dundee Technical Institute and its successors.

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Wet letter book of outgoing correspondence regarding legal matters including the purchase of land on Bell Street for construction of the new Technical Institute building in 1906/7, and the legal agreement concerning the establishment of the Sydney Kirby Prize and Medal for Mechanical Engineering in 1916.

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Shiell and Small collection, University of Dundee Archive Services GB 254 MS 105/I

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