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Correspondence, autobiographical papers, and sermons of the Very Reverend Donald Macleod, Doctor of Divinity (1831-1916), minister of The Park parish, Glasgow from 1869 to 1909, and editor of the periodical ‘Good words’ from 1872 to 1905.

Identifier: MSS.9827-9833

Scope and Contents

Most of the correspondence concerns Donald Macleod's editorship of ‘Good words’, including many letters from contemporary authors and men of letters, with some letters of his brother, Dr Norman Macleod, minister of The Barony parish, Glasgow, and the first editor of ‘Good words’.


  • Creation: 1856-1925, undated.

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7 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1960, by the Reverend Kenneth O. Macleod, Kippen.

Related Materials

For a few formal documents see Ch.8908-8912.


Extracts from Donald Macleod's journal of his continental travels, 1855-1856, editorial correspondence, and unpublished autobiography were printed by Sydney Smith in ‘Donald Macleod of Glasgow, a memoir and a study’ (London, [1926]).
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