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Correspondence and papers concerning Maclean families, collected by Dr James Maclean of Glensanda, Younger.

Identifier: Acc.14454

Content Description

Correspondence and papers brought together by Dr. James Maclean of Glensanda, Yr., concerning the history and diaspora of the Clan Maclean, on which he published several books.

The papers contain his correspondence with representatives of Maclean families; a collection of papers concerning the Macleans of Kilarrow and Shuna brought together by Alexander Hugh Maclean (d. 1916); a collection of Maclean papers dating from the 18th century; and papers of Sir Harry Aubrey de Vere Maclean (1848-1920), Kaïd at the sultan's court in Morocco.


  • Creation: 18th century-20th century.


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120 Folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Professor Ian Maclean, Oxford, and Ewan Maclean, Edinburgh.

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