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Correspondence and papers of Hugh Pattison Macmillan concerning the Advocates' Library and the National Library of Scotland., 1913-1937.

Identifier: MSS.25266-25273

Scope and Contents

This section of the Hugh Pattison Macmillan papers is concerned with the campaign to create a National Library of Scotland on the basis of the Library of the Faculty of Advocates, 1913-1924; the Scottish National Library Endowment Trust, and Sir Alexander Grant's benefaction, 1923; the drafting and passage of the National Library of Scotland Act, 1925; and the business and administration of the two libraries, 1914-1937.


  • Creation: 1913-1937.

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8 Volumes

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

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