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Royal charter by David I
Charter by David I to the church of St Cuthbert (1127). This is the oldest document held within the NRS collections.

Miner and apprentice, 1965
Photographs of apprentice miner and colliery manager at Killoch Colliery, Ayrshire

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Aerial portside view of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View looking down on to the bulkheads inserted into the stern end of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham surrounded by scaffolding during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View of the shipping of the port 15 inch gun for Y turret on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with the 150 tonne crane lowering it into place.

Picking tables buildings at Glencraig Colliery, 1950s
Photograph of coal wagons at entrance to picking tables buildings at Glencraig Colliery, Lochgelly.

HMS Barham
View of the funnel casings midships looking forward on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Group of stenographers, c1950s
Image of a group of female stenographers at work in an office (c1950s).