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Correspondence and papers of and concerning Hugh Pattison Macmillan, chiefly relating to proposals for a National Library for Scotland., 1914-1924.

Identifier: MS.25269

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).


  • Creation: 1914-1924.

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132 Leaves


132 folios.

Repository Details

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

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