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Collection of manuscript material transferred from printed theses collection, 1637-late 19th century, chiefly consisting of German academic papers, but including a small cache of Scottish legal papers, 19th century.

Identifier: Acc.3591

Scope and Contents

With some Scottish legal papers, 19th century, including account of the death of a child chimney sweep in Edinburgh in 1817.


  • Creation: 14th century-19th century.

Language of Materials

Latin; English; German

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


23 Volumes

Custodial History

Formerly part of the printed German Theses collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred, 1964, from Department of Printed Books.4 February 1964

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
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Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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