Correspondence and papers of and concerning Hugh Pattison Macmillan, chiefly relating to proposals for a National Library for Scotland. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.25269
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1914-1924. (Creation)

Extents

  • 132 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    132 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) 'Miscellaneous correspondence', 1914-1924, relating to National Library proposals with Sir James M Dodds and Sir John Lamb, successively Permanent Under-Secretaries of State at the Scottish Office, and others (folio 1); (ii) Papers, 1914-1924, concerning the management, finance, staffing and accommodation of the Advocates' Library and the proposed National Library (folio 55); (iii) Letters and papers, 1923, concerning Hugh Pattison Macmillan's purchase of the manuscript of Sir Walter Scott's 'Redgauntlet' and its presentation by him to the Advocates' Library (folio 114).

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