Schools/Education

Photographs depicting schools and education

Industrial School, Dundee

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Industrial School, Dundee - Ref: WC1471


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc1471

Hawkhill Public School, Dundee

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Hawkhill Public School, Dundee - Ref: WC1456


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc1456

Industrial School, Dundee

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Industrial School, Dundee - Ref: WC1472


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc1472

High School (Boys), Dundee

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High School (Boys), Dundee - Ref: WC1457

The impressive eight-columned Doric portico of Dundee High School is photographed here from Albert Square. Originally the school was known as the "Seminaries," it became the High School in 1859.

Dundee High School represents one of the few deliberate town planning decisions in Dundee. The portico is viewed to great advantage when looking up from Reform Street. Still there today, Dundee High School is now a fee-paying school. (2001)

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wc1457

Mitchell Street School, Dundee

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Mitchell Street School, Dundee - Ref: WC1474


Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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wc1474

High School, (Boys), Dundee

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High School, (Boys), Dundee - Ref: WC1458

Dundee High School was originally known as the "Seminaries." It comprised of a combination of three schools, Dundee Academy, the Grammar School and the Kirkyard School brought together in one purpose-built building.

Situated in Euclid Crescent, it was built in 1824 by architect George Angus. The magnificent eight columned portico is designed to be viewed looking up from Reform Street. Dundee High School is now a fee-paying school. (2001)

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wc1458

Morgan Academy, Dundee

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Morgan Academy, Dundee - Ref: WC1475


Occupying a triangular site between Forfar Road and Pitkerro Road, Morgan Hospital was founded by John Morgan. Originally intended as a hospital to educate the sons of tradesmen and the working class, it was acquired by the School Board in 1889 and became Morgan Academy.

A sympathetically designed extension was built in 1992. Morgan Academy suffered a catastrophic fire on the 21st March, 2001. It is hoped the frontage can be rebuild with a modern school built behind it. (2001)

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wc1475

High School (Boys), Dundee

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High School (Boys), Dundee - Ref: WC1459

This photograph of the High School has been taken from Albert Square. Originally known as "The Seminaries" the school was built to house three schools, Dundee Academy, the Grammar School and the Kirkyard School in one building.

Situated in Euclid Crescent this boys school was built in 1824 by architect George Angus. A girls school was built in 1890. Renamed the High School in 1859, the school is still there today. It is no longer only for boys and is Dundee's only fee-paying school. (2001)

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Morgan Academy, Dundee

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Morgan Academy, Dundee - Ref: WC1476


This impressive looking building was founded by John Morgan. Originally called Morgan Hospital, it was intended to educate sons of the working class. The School Board acquired the building in 1889 and it became Morgan Academy.

An extension was built in 1992. Morgan Academy suffered a devastating fire on the 21st March, 2001.The central tower has all but disappeared. Hopes are high that the frontage can be rebuild with a modern school built at the back.(2001)

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wc1476

High School, (Boys), Dundee

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High School, (Boys), Dundee - Ref: WC1460

A decision was made in Dundee to bring three schools under one roof in a purpose- built building. The three schools were Dundee Academy, the Grammar School and the Kirkyard School and the new school was known as "The Seminaries."

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wc1460
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