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Personal and professional papers of Roland Eugene Muirhead, including correspondence, diaries, notebooks and related material.

Identifier: Acc.6052/1-157

Scope and Contents

Concerning personal, business and political matters.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1803-1957, undated.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


157 Volumes

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The arrangment is as follows:

1. Correspondence and Papers, 1896-1897

2. Printed Items

3-40. Diaries 1893-1929

41-72. Notebooks on Travel to North America, Europe and Britain and Ireland, 1897-1937

73-79. Private Notebooks 1902-1957

80-82. Notebooks Entitled B.C.I-III, 1899

83-90. Independent Labour Party Notebooks and Diaries, 1918-1923

91-97. Political Notebooks, 1910-1928

98-110. GTC Notebooks, 1901-1925, Concerning the Gryffe Tannery

111-119. Notebooks concerned with the Tannery, 1896-1907

120-123. Cash Account Notebooks, 1897-1899

124-126. "Stock for Sale" Notebooks, 1901-1905

127-136. Miscellaneous Notebooks, 1890-1916

137-139. Undated Notebooks

140. Printed Book

141-157. Miscellaneous Notebook

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1974, by executors of the late Douglas Young, Tayport.

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Repository Details

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

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