Correspondence and papers of Alexander 'Jupiter' Carlyle, Minister of Inveresk, and of his trustees and later relations.
Scope and Contents
Alexander Carlyle's papers consist chiefly of journals, sermons, lectures, autobiographical writings, writings on various topics, poetry and papers on church and other affairs. The later papers (MSS.23927-23930) consist of a list of his books, excerpts from his writings and excerpts of proceedings in the action against him by the Presbytery of Dalkeith.
- Creation: 1743-1944, undated.
Conditions Governing Access
Normal access conditions apply.
Conditions Governing Use
Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.
Language of Materials
The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.23761-23765. Correspondence MSS.23766-23785. Journals MSS.23786-23908. Sermons MS.23909. Lectures MSS.23910-23916. Autobiographical writings MSS.23917-23920. Writings on various subjects MSS.23921-23922. Poetry MS.23923. Church affairs MS.23924. Poker Club MS.23925. Library catalogue MS.23926. Papers of William Carlyle MSS.23927-23930. Papers of trustees and later relatives
Immediate Source of Acquisition
For nine formal documents of Alexander Carlyle, see Ch.17361-17369.
- 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
Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository