This collection consists, largely of photographs. Items DS/DB/1/2-91 are photographs that were found loose at DS/DB1/1; items DS/DB/1/278-311, include general views of the shipyard and interior views of Shortlands, the Dobson Family home. Numbers appearing before the names of vessels are the yard numbers.
DS/DB/1/1-311 Photographs 1890-1928
(2 volumes; 281 photographs and 21 negatives; 2 papers)
DS/DB/2 List of men attending yard Christmas dinner, 1921
DS/DB/3 Letter from Miss V. Dobson to her nephew, 1978
DS/DB/4 Cutting from The Journal regarding the sale of shipbuilding plant, 1935
DS/DB/5 Cuttings reporting death of W.G. Dobson, 1941
DS/DB/6 Copy of probate of William Dobson's will, 1907