Collection of manuscripts, the property of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.1894-2212

Dates

  • Mid 13th century-early 20th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 319 Volumes (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited, 1934, by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

  • Bibliography

    Reference is given to the volumes of the publications of the Society in which the acquisition of a manuscript is mentioned, where it has been possible to trace this. These publications are: William Smellie, ’Account of the institution and progress of the Society of the Antiquaries of Scotland' (Edinburgh, 1782, 1784); ‘Archaeologia Scotica’; and the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland'.

  • Separated Materials

    See also Ch.902-922.

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.

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