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11 letters and notes of Sir David Wilkie.

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Identifier: Acc.4473- is now MSS.9835-9836.

11 letters of George Combe to Robert Dunn.

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Identifier: Acc.5164- is now MS.11000, ff 19-38.
Dates: 1846, 1849-1852, 1856, 1858 and undated.

11 letters of George Douglas Brown to Tom Smith.

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Identifier: Acc.6735
Scope and Contents

Mostly on personal matters and mentioning his own academic and literary work.

Including:

letter, 1901, of Brown to John Smith, concerning "The House with the Green Shutters"

manuscript copy, 1902, of Brown`s will.

Dates: circa 1892-1902.

11 letters of John Buchan to Donald and Catherine Carswell.

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Identifier: Acc.6571
Scope and Contents

Mainly concerning their literary work.

Dates: 1929-1937.

11 letters of Richard Hotchkiss to John Strother Ker of the Scots Greys.

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Identifier: Acc.11113
Scope and Contents

Concern Ker`s personal, legal and estate affairs and also local politics.

Dates: 1790-1792.

11 letters of Robert Graves to C K Scott Moncrieff.

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Identifier: Acc.7243
Scope and Contents

Discussing his own literary works, commenting on Scott Moncrieff`s work, and sending news of his military career and duties.

Dates: 1915-1918 and undated.

11 letters of S R Crockett.

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Identifier: Acc.5248- is now MS.10993, ff 220-239.

11 photographs of and relating to Robert Louis Stevenson and Swanston.

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Identifier: Acc.13774
Scope and Contents

Includes 3 copies of earlier images of Stevenson and his parents.

Dates: Circa 1900-1910.

11th-century manuscript of uncertain origin, containing the 'Satires' of Juvenal, written by at least two hands.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.18.5.17
Scope and Contents

v.80-vi.15 and vii.137-218 are lost through loss of leaves; several verses in vi and xv are wholly or partly lost through excessive trimming. The text is of the Ψ group (cf. ‘Handschriftliche Grundlagen des Juvenaltextes`). Extensive scholia on folio 1 recto (i.1-57), sporadic thereafter.

Some initials in red, some in ink, others omitted. Written by at least two hands.

Dates: 11th century.

12 Charters, 1648-1847, of Stonecroft, Queensferry.

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Identifier: Acc.9692
Scope and Contents

With photocopies of letters, accounts and papers, 1666-1768, of John Weir, Auchengillan.

Dates: 1648-1847.

12 documents concerning the family of Naesmyth of Posso, with two charters, 1308-1309 and 1315, of Robert the Bruce.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.8522
Scope and Contents

The two charters of Robert I are issued to Adam the Marshall. They are printed in 'Regesta Regum Scottorum, vol. 5: The acts of Robert I, 1306-1329', edited by A.A.M. Duncan (Edinburgh 1987), no. 5 (page 60) and no. 60 (pages 344-345).

Dates: 14th century to 18th century.

12 documents of or concerning Scotsmen and Scotland.

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Identifier: Acc.3914- is now MSS.9811-9813.
Dates: 18th century to 19th century.

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Language
English 15870
Undetermined 3975
Latin 280
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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1st Baronet of Abbotsford (poet and novelist) (1771-1832) 174
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 (author) (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
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
Ballantyne, James (printer) 13
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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