Manuscripts in the collection of Scottish and other music formed by Alexander Wood Inglis, Secretary to the Board of Manufactures, including compositions by Inglis himself. Edit




  • 18th century-early 20th century. (Creation)


  • 27 Volumes (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bequeathed, 1929, by Alexander Wood Inglis, Glencorse.

  • General

    The manuscripts described here are part of the Inglis Collection held in the printed book collections of the Library. As such the manuscripts are to be requested under printed book request procedures.

    The identifier 'Ing.' indicates the printed book reference number and the full reference is recorded in square brackets after the manuscript reference number: e.g. MS.3327 [Ing.12]. The printed book reference number is to be used when requesting the resource.

  • Separated Materials

    In addition to the manuscripts described here, the following manuscripts are bound in volumes of printed music: loose sheets bearing Scottish tunes (Ing.97); “A Song in ‘Britannia’ by Mr. Carey for 3 voices” (Ing.140(2)); reels and other dances (Ing.164(4)); and two waltzes (Ing.200(19)).