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2 letters of George Combe.

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Identifier: Acc.2925- is now MS.8887, f.99.

5 letters concerning a fire at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh.

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Identifier: Acc.14496
Scope and Contents Letter, 14 January 1865, of James Marwick to John Balbirnie on the prompt service provided by Balbirnie's force in connection with the fire, and sending a cheque of thanksLetter, 17 January 1865, of James Marwick to John Balbirnie acknowledging receipt of his letterLetter, 18 January 1865, of John Balbirnie to James Marwick acknowledging letter of 17 January and declaring that his men unanimously decline the payment.Letter, 31 January 1865, of James...
Dates: January - February 1865.

5 letters of William Lindsay to Henry Dundas.

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Identifier: Acc.1867- is now MS.3844.

7 notebooks of Arthur Philip Norton.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.7382- is now Mf.MSS.374-375.

8 letters of R. B. Cunninghame-Graham, and two letters of A. F. Tschifeley.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.2927- is now MS.9927, ff.7-10, 21-35, 39, 51, 191, 200.
Dates: 1908-1937 and undated.

9 audio cassettes of interviews with Nigel Tranter, recorded by Ray Bradfield while preparing her biography of Tranter.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.14021
Scope and Contents

The ihterviews with Nigel Tranter took place in 1989, when Ray Bradfield was working on 'Nigel Tranter: Scotland's storyteller' (Edinburgh: Black & White, 1999). The cassettes are in envelopes with notes relating to their contents.

Dates: 1989.

9 letters to William Fergusson (Dundee).

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Identifier: Acc.2908- is now MS.8887, f.82.

10 letters concerning Elgin and Wemyss estates and collieries.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.2998- is now MS.9625-9631.

10 letters of Walter Scott to Robert Pitcairn W. S.

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Identifier: Acc.2635- is now MS.5317.
Dates: 1827-1830 and undated.

10 receipts, and obligations, concerning book subscriptions.

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Identifier: Acc.2885- is now MS.6290(iii)

10 volumes of the Ochtertyre manuscripts.

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Identifier: Acc.589- is now MS.1635-1644.

11 letters, 1967-1983, to and copies of two letters, 1970-1971, of W R Aitken

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Identifier: Acc.8951
Scope and Contents

With inscribed copies of Robert Bain, "James the First of Scotland" (1921), and William Montgomerie, "A Selection of Three Poems" (1965), each with letters, 1921 and 1965, from the authors.

Dates: 1921, 1965-1983

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Letters. Correspondence. 3782
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Plays. 221
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Biographies. 213
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Publications. 196
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Travel journals. 191
Memoirs. 189
Treatises. 189
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Language
English 15879
Undetermined 3975
Latin 280
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic 188
Multiple languages 104
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Names
Scott, Walter, Sir, 1st Baronet of Abbotsford (poet and novelist) (1771-1832) 177
Grieve, Christopher Murray, 1892-1978 (poet, writer, and cultural activist, pseudonym Hugh MacDiarmid) 97
Mitchison, Naomi Mary Margaret (née Haldane), Baroness Mitchison (author) 93
Carlyle, Thomas, essayist and historian, 1795-1881 78
Burns, Robert (poet) (1759–1796) 69
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British Broadcasting Corporation 65
Brown, George Mackay (poet and writer) 46
Roberts, David, painter, 1796-1864 46
Buchan, John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, author, publisher, Governor-General of Canada, 1875-1940 44
Livingstone, David, explorer and missionary, 1813-1873 43
Gray, Alasdair James (writer and artist) (1934-2019) 41
Gunn, Neil Miller (author) 40
Stevenson, Robert Louis Balfour, novelist, 1850–1894 40
Stevenson, Ronald J, composer and pianist, 1928-2015 36
Bruce, George Robert, poet and broadcaster, 1909-2002 32
Spark, Muriel Sarah, Dame (née Camberg, author) 32
Haig, Douglas, 1st Earl Haig, 1861-1928 31
Saltire Society 31
Hogg, James, the Ettrick Shepherd (Scottish poet, novelist and essayist) 30
Soutar, William (poet) 29
Carlyle, Jane Baillie Welsh, poet and writer, née Welsh, 1801-1866 27
Hamilton, James Alexander Douglas-, Baron Selkirk of Douglas, solicitor and politician, b 1942 27
Finlay, Ian Hamilton, poet and sculptor, 1925-2006 26
National Library of Scotland 25
Smith, Sydney Goodsir, poet, playwright, 1915-1975 25
Muir, Edwin, poet, 1887-1959 24
Church of Scotland 23
Cockburn, Henry, Lord Cockburn, Senator of the College of Justice, 1779-1854 23
Mackenzie, Sir Edward Montague Anthony Compton, Knight, author, formerly Compton, 1883-1972 23
Young, Douglas Cuthbert Colquhoun, poet, 1913-1973 23
Balfour, James, Sir, 1st Baronet of Denmilne and Kinnaird (antiquary) 22
Glen, Duncan Munro, editor and author, 1933-2008 22
Cunningham, Allan, miscellaneous writer, 1784-1842 21
Primrose, Archibald Philip, 5th Earl of Rosebery (statesman) 21
Ewart, Gavin Buchanan, poet, 1916-1995 20
McLean, John David Ruari McDowall Hardie, typographer and author, 1917-2006 20
Morrison, David Ralston, Editor of 'Scotia Review', 1941-2012 20
Scottish National Party 20
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh 20
Graham, William Sydney, poet, 1918-1986 19
Henderson, Hamish, poet and folklorist, 1919-2002 19
Linklater, Eric Robert Russell, author, 1899-1974 19
Lockhart, John Gibson (biographer of Scott) 19
Mavor, Osborne Henry, playwright, pseudonym James Bridie, 1888-1951 19
Muir, Wilhelmina Johnston, née Anderson, author, pseudonym 'Agnes Neill Scott' , 1890-1970 19
Campbell, Thomas (poet) 18
Erskine, David Steuart, 11th Earl of Buchan (succ 1767), 1742-1829 18
Jeffrey, Francis, Lord Jeffrey, Senator of the College of Justice, 1773-1850 18
MacGill-Eain, Somhairle (poet) 18
Scottish Film Council (SFC) 18
Tranter, Nigel Godwin , author, 1909-2000 18
Turnbull, Gael Lundin, poet and physician, 1928-2004 18
Annand, James King, poet, 1908-1993 17
Graham, Robert Bontine Cunninghame (of Gartmore and Ardoch, author, formerly Bontine) (1852-1936) 17
Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 17
Morrison, Trevor, poet, d 2013 17
Scott, Thomas McLaughlin, poet and editor, 1918-1995 17
Scottish Mountaineering Club 17
Stuart, Charles, Baron Stuart de Rothesay, 1779-1845 17
Wilkie, Sir David, Knight, painter, 1785-1841 17
Brown, Hamish Macmillan (author and mountaineer) 16
MacCaig, Norman Alexander, poet, 1910-1996 16
Macgregor, Forbes, poet and teacher, 1904-1991 16
Sutherland, Robert Garioch, poet, pseudonym Robert Garioch, 1909-1981 16
Beattie, William, Librarian of the National Library of Scotland, 1903-1986 15
Gordon, Seton Paul, naturalist and author, 1886-1977 15
Hume, David, philosopher, 1711-1776 15
Raffalovich, Marc André, poet, 1864-1934 15
Scott, Francis George, composer, 1880-1958 15
Ballantyne, James (printer) 14
Jamieson, Morley, Edinburgh, bookseller, fl 1940-1988 14
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, novelist and biographer, née Wilson, 1828-1897 14
Stuart, Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir, Prince, 1720-1788 14
Brown, John, author of "Rab" and physician 13
Douglas, family, of Cavers 13
Fowler, Alastair David Shaw, Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, University of Edinburgh, b 1930 13
MacDonald, James Ramsay, statesman, 1866-1937 13
Macleod, Joseph Todd Gordon, poet and radio announcer, pseudonym Adam Drinan, 1903–1984 13
Meacham, Gwendoline Emily, Scottish nationalist, pseudonym Wendy Wood, 1892-1981 13
Smith, Iain Crichton (poet and author) 13
Bold, Alan Norman (poet, writer, critic and artist) 12
John Murray (publishers, London) 12
Mackenzie, Henry, author of "The Man of Feeling", 1745-1831 12
White, Kenneth, poet and writer, b 1936 12
Wilson, John, author and journalist, pseudonym Christopher North, 1785-1854 12
Brewster, Sir David, Knight, natural philosopher and academic administrator, 1781–1868 11
Cameron, Sir David Young, Knight, painter and etcher, 1865-1945 11
Chambers, Robert (publisher and writer) 11
Fermor, Patrick Michael Leigh, Sir, knight (travel writer and soldier) 11
Hay, George Campbell, poet, 1915-1984 11
James I, King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1566-1625 11
Mitchell, James Leslie, author, pseudonym Lewis Grassic Gibbon, 1901-1935 11
Morgan, Edwin George, Professor of English, University of Glasgow, and poet, 1920-2010 11
Paton, Sir Joseph Nöel, Knight, painter, 1821-1901 11
Blackie, John Stuart, Professor of Greek, University of Edinburgh, 1809-1895 10
Boswell, James, of Auchinleck, author, 1740–1795 10
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (afterwards Noel, poet, known as 'Lord Byron') (1788-1824) 10
Church of Scotland, Foreign Missions Board 10
Edinburgh International Festival 10
Fraser, George Sutherland, poet and critic, 1915-1980 10
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