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Catalogues.

 Subject
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 484 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.

 Item
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.]

 Item
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.]

'Alphabetical catalogue of the best german authors in prose and verse ... since the 17th century; with biographical and literary notices'., 19th century.

 Item
Identifier: MS.5764
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection consists of manuscripts on a wide variety of subjects, many copied from manuscript or printed works, and chiefly dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Among them are some account-books, diaries, and other manuscripts of family interest (including a few concerning the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, father of the 6th Marchioness of Lothian), but very few letters.

Dates: 19th century.

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

 Item
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 and genealogical papers and correspondence of the Chalmers family of Auldbar., 18th century-19th century.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.15471-15481
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Auldbar was bought in 1753 by William Chalmers, a Gibraltar merchant whose family had owned land in Aberdeenshire, at Federate and Hazlehead. His father and brother were physicians in Aberdeen, and the papers as arranged below begin with medical records of these men. An important section concerns the trade and administration of Gibraltar in the second quarter of the 18th century, and there is also much mercantile correspondence of the 18th and early 19th centuries. As with the rest of this...
Dates: 18th century-19th century.

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

 Series
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.

Assorted information sheets, gallery guides, catalogues and press releases relating to the visual arts., 1994.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13227 Box 15(2)
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Attic Archive evolved organically from the activities of Pete Horobin, beginning in 1978. When Horobin's association ended, the archive was continued in turn by Marshall Anderson, Peter Haining and, lastly, aitch. Each change of custody coincided with the start of a new phase of activity, each phase undertaken, usually, over ten years.The papers of the Attic Archive are now dispersed through various cultural institutions, each having a particular association with the archive,...
Dates: 1994.

Assorted information sheets, gallery guides, catalogues and press releases relating to the visual arts., 1994.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13227 Box 15(3)
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Attic Archive evolved organically from the activities of Pete Horobin, beginning in 1978. When Horobin's association ended, the archive was continued in turn by Marshall Anderson, Peter Haining and, lastly, aitch. Each change of custody coincided with the start of a new phase of activity, each phase undertaken, usually, over ten years.The papers of the Attic Archive are now dispersed through various cultural institutions, each having a particular association with the archive,...
Dates: 1994.

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].

 Item
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.

 Fonds
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.

Cash book, also containing a book catalogue., 1807-1812.

 File
Identifier: Acc.11049/42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers of the Willison family, who farmed in both Lanarkshire and Perthshire, covering personal and business matters. The collection includes a detailed family history and genealogy composed by Ralph Willison Simmonds (Edinburgh 1989), detailed transcripts and a booklet with historical notes: The Willisons of South Lanarkshire (Edinburgh, 1994), also by Mr Willison - see Acc.11049/1 and Acc.11049/76.

Dates: 1807-1812.

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

 Item
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.

Catalogue, 1819, of the Earl of Glasgow's library at Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, listing most of the library., 1819, 1846.

 File
Identifier: MS.14242
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Each catalogue is preceded by an index and inserted lists of books missing in November 1846.

Dates: 1819, 1846.