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Notebooks of Adam Gifford, Lord Gifford.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.32.8.1-32.9.15


  • Creation: 2nd half of 19th century.

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23 Volumes

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Other Finding Aids

The description is partly based on the "Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Advocates’ Library. XII. Miscellaneous manuscripts” (F.R.195).

Custodial History

The manuscripts were presented to the Faculty of Advocates in 1905 by Lord Gifford’s son, Mr H J Gifford, Rugby.

Of these manuscripts the following volumes, namely numbers I, III, IV, VII, VIII, X, XI, XVI, XIX and XXX were delivered on 28 February 1906 to Miss Alice Raleigh, Oxford, in terms of resolution of the curators of 21 February 1906.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

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

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