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Letters, photographs and papers of or concerning the Dallas and Macarthur families of Nairn, and relating chiefly to the activities of the brothers Macarthur in Quebec, Ontario, Iowa and Manitoba.

Identifier: Acc.10623/1-6

Scope and Contents

Chiefly concerning members of the MacArthur family in Canada and the United States of America. Includes photographs and photocopies of press cuttings.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1815-1936, 1972, undated.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


6 Volumes

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed, 1992, by Isobel F Rae, Nairn.

Existence and Location of Originals

Xerox copies of the greater part of this collection are at Acc.7026.

Related Materials

There are major collections of Macarthur Papers in the archives of the Manitoba Historical Society, Winnipeg.

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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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