The Valentine Collection

Next month's Friends of Dundee City Archives talk will be given by Rachel Nordstrom from the University of St Andrews. Rachel will be giving us an overview of the Valentines of Dundee collection which is held at the Special Collections department of the University of St Andrews¬†Library. The talk will take place on Thursday 5th¬†July... Continue Reading →


Story of a Photograph: The Football Team

For many photographs we have to rely on a note on the back to work out what it shows. But can we trust what is written? We did some investigating of this picture to find out.

Fire at the Flicks

Going to the cinema in the early 20th century was a dangerous business. Find out how Dundee Corporation got ahead of the game to make it safer.

At Your Convenience

Publicly available toilets are something we often take for granted. In this blog we take you back to a time when 'spending a penny' was a man's prerogative.

Royal Celebrations

Over the years the City of Dundee has celebrated the weddings of members of the Royal Family in different ways. Lets look at what happened for 3 of them...

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