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Two-volume commonplace book compiled by David R Robertson for his daughter Helen Stewart.

Identifier: Acc.14249/1-2

Scope and Contents

A commonplace book in two volumes compiled by David R Robertson and inscribed to his daughter Helen Stewart for her birthday: 'two volumes of memorials and happy memories; comprising notes and sketches of my father's and mother's country and also of our familiar holiday haunts'. The volumes contain poetry, paintings and drawings, illuminated lettering, and extracts from books on history and Scottish folklore.


  • Creation: 1894-1943.

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2 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 2021, Forum Auctions, London.

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Repository Details

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

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