Skip to main content

Notes and correspondence of James R Anderson, concerning a bibliography of Philip Doddridge's ‘Life of Colonel Gardiner’.

Identifier: MS.6156

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Manuscript of a lecture by James R Anderson, possibly given to Glasgow Bibliographical Society, apparently unprinted (folio 1);

(ii) Extracts from an article and subsequent correspondence in the 'Scotsman', September-October 1918, relating to the Battle of Prestonpans and to Colonel Gardiner (folio 22);

(iii) Notes, etc., relating to the compilation of the bibliography (folio 28);

(iv) Letters, 1918-19, 1925, to Anderson, concerning his bibliography (folio 56).


  • Creation: 1918-1919, undated.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


63 Leaves ; Quarto and under.

Language of Materials



63 folios.

Custodial History

The manuscript was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1949.


Doddridge, Philip. ‘Life of Colonel Gardiner’ (London, 1813).
National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
Description rules
International Standard for Archival Description - General
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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