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Manuscripts and proofs of the works of Austen Henry Layard concerning his journeys through, and his archaeological excavations and diplomatic missions in, the Ottoman Empire., 1845-1882.

Identifier: MSS.42346-42384

Scope and Contents

The manuscripts, proofs and typescripts in this series all relate to the written works of Layard about his experiences and work within the Ottoman Empire. This includes some of his most well known publications, including 'Nineveh and its Remains', which was first published by John Murray in 1849.


  • Creation: 1845-1882.


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38 Folders

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The manuscripts and typescripts in this series have been arranged in chronological order by date of creation.

Related Materials

MSS.42400-42402 : Manuscript and proofs, "Early Adventures in Persia, Susiana and Babylonia", by Austen Henry Layard.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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