Further estate and family papers of the Earls and Dukes of Sutherland, 1651-1960, including titles, legal papers, financial records and maps and plans relating to the family’s Scottish estates. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Acc.13290

Dates

  • 1651-1960 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include titles, legal papers, financial records and maps and plans relating to the family’s Scottish estates.

    Family papers include Elizabeth, Duchess-Countess of Sutherland’s Scottish sketchbooks and a series of Game Books recording the activities of the many shooting and fishing parties organised for the Sutherland family and their guests.

    The manuscript of Gilbert Gordon of Sallagh’s ‘Continuation of the Genealogy of the Family of Sutherland’, 1651, is of particular interest as are the fine printed books collected by the family.

  • Related Materials

    See also Dep.313, Dep.314, Acc.10225, Acc.10853 and Acc.12173.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Other Finding Aids

    An inventory is available

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited by the Right Honourable the Countess of Sutherland, House of Tongue, Lairg, Sutherland.25 October 2011

  • Custodial History

    Formerly TD.2971. This material was removed, for conservation reasons, from the Muniment Room at Dunrobin Castle by David Kerr and Gordon Yeoman, 28th June 2000.

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