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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Enumerations of items, usually arranged systematically, with descriptive details; may be in book or pamphlet form, on cards, or online. (AAT) This term in the NLS published catalogues was used only for lists of books. Lists of other objects were indexed under the name of the object (e.g. pictures). General household inventories were indexed under 'Plenishing' (NLS).

Found in 485 Collections and/or Records:

Account-book containing agricultural accounts giving details of crops sown, corn sold and wages paid on the estate of Pittrichie, Aberdeenshire.

Identifier: MS.17953
Scope and Contents

Also included is a library catalogue circa 1800, possibly of the library of the Robb family of Pittrichie.

Dates: 1668-1689, [circa 1800.]

Alphabetical catalogue of 'Libri Politici et Iuridici'., [After 1716.]

Identifier: MS.17862
Scope and Contents

The catalogue was apparently compiled shortly after 1716 (cf. folios 5, 34). There are frequent additions by the text-hand and others, both in the text and on the originally blank versos. The first leaf is missing. Comparison with the relevant part of MS.17863 shows that this catalogue is of part of the library at Saltoun.

Dates: [After 1716.]

'Alphabitical [sic] catalogue', containing a catalogue of books at Dalkeith Palace, with later additions, followed by other writings., [1796, or after.]

Identifier: MS.21827
Scope and Contents The title is written in gold capitals on each cover.Leaves are watermarked 1796.The catalogue consists of English (beginning folio 2, with some additions folio 1 verso), French (folio 25), Italian (folio 43) and Latin books (folio 49), alphabetically arranged. The other writings consist of a note apparently by the donor on the Scotts of Buccleuch (folio 85 verso); measurements of height, 1784-1818, (folio 86 verso, 92) and weights, 1777-1818, (folio 89 verso) of...
Dates: [1796, or after.]

Antiquarian papers of James Dennistoun of Dennistoun, advocate and antiquary.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.27
Scope and Contents The papers consist of materials for a projected history of Dumbartonshire (Adv.MS.19.2.16-19.2.24), materials towards a projected work on the Scottish religious houses on the Continent (Adv.MS.19.2.25), and notes and extracts of Scottish interest from manuscripts in continental libraries (Adv.MS.19.2.26), together with a record of the bequest of Dennistoun`s manuscripts and a calendar of them (Adv.MS.19.2.27). The papers were arranged and bound by Mark Napier, executor of James...
Dates: ?1825-1856.

Bishop Robert Forbes' copy of ‘A large new historical Catalogue of the Bishops of the Several Sees within the Kingdom of Scotland Down to the Year 1688’ by Bishop Robert Keith (Edinburgh, 1755), with extensive manuscript annotations in his hand., 1755-[?1822].

Identifier: MS.21196
Scope and Contents The annotations include copies of letters, 1755, of Bishop Keith (folio 5 verso), copies of letters of and to Field-Marshal Keith, 1756 (folio 6), a contents list (folio 7), an additional "Preface first" by Bishop John Alexander (folio 11), with numerous marginal and interleaved notes, additions and corrections and an index to the bishops at the end (folio 266).Also included are 'Account of the Chapel of Roslin' by Bishop Keith, for which see ‘The Edinburgh magazine’ of January...
Dates: 1755-[?1822].

Business archive of Mainstream Publishing.

Identifier: Acc.13617
Scope and Contents

The archive covers the company`s independent existence from 1978-2005 and includes some earlier related papers. In 2005 the firm entered into a business arrangement with Random House, and the later archive is now with the parent company.

Dates: Circa 1970-2005.

Catalogue, 1718, of the school library at Kettins, Angus.

Identifier: Acc.9189
Scope and Contents

With returns, 1712-1874, concerning the endowment of the school by Alexander Geekie, surgeon in London.

Dates: 1712-1874.