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Papers, including journals, scrapbooks, press cutting books, photographs and other items of Sir Robert Heatlie Scott and Lady Rosamond Aeliz Scott.

Identifier: Acc.8181 Box 1(1)-Box 2(20)

Scope and Contents

The collection relates particularly to Sir Robert Scott's wartime imprisonment in Singapore (1942-1945), and to his period as Commissioner-General in South East Asia.


  • Creation: 1923-1982, undated.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


45 Consultation units

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1982-1984, by Lady Scott, Tweeddale, through the good offices of M F Strachan. Box 2(18) presented, 1984, by the Librarian, British Library of Political and Economic Science, University of London.

Separated Materials

Some personal items have been returned to Lady Scott or to her daughter, Mrs S Sym.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
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Finding Aid Prepared Using Local Descriptive Rules
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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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