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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, 1884, of Robert Louis Stevenson to Horace Dobell, with two letters, 1879, of Thomas Watson to Dobell.

Identifier: Acc.13716
Scope and Contents

The letters are tipped-in to Horace Dobell`s annotated copy of his work `On Loss of Weight, Blood-Spitting and Lung Disease` (London, 1880).

Dates: 1879, 1884.

Letter of Siegfried Sassoon to Alice V. Stuart.

Identifier: Acc.13350
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1961, of Siegried Sassoon to Alice V. Stuart concerning his collection `Paths to Peace` (Worcester: Stanbrook Abbey Press, 1960), with A. V. Stuart`s copy of the book (number 152 of a limited edition of 500); with a photograph of John Masefield, signed and dedicated to A. V. Stuart.

Dates: 1961.

Letters and cards of Ian Hamilton Finlay to Christine Shaw.

Identifier: Acc.12854
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of Wild Hawthorn Press books, art-works, private view cards and other papers relating to Ian Hamilton Finlay.

Dates: circa 1992-2000.

Letters of Gael Turnbull to Matthew and Ruth Mead.

Identifier: Acc.12476
Scope and Contents

Includes inscribed copy of "A Perception of Ferns".

Dates: 1993-2004.

Literary papers of Tom Bryan.

Identifier: Acc.13566
Scope and Contents Tom Bryan (1950- ) was born in Winnipeg, Canada, but has long been resident in Scotland, his mother’s country. A widely-published and broadcast poet and writer, he has published six collections of poetry, three non-fiction books, two collections of short stories and a novel. Tom Bryan has held a number of residencies and Royal Literary Fellowships, and was the sixth Brownsbank Writing Fellow. He co-edited `Northwords` magazine, founded `The Eildon Tree` and has edited other literary...
Dates: Circa 1981-2014.

Manuscript and typescript drafts of eight poems of David Morrison.

Identifier: Acc.4719
Scope and Contents

With signed copy of Morrison`s "The White Hind and other Poems" (1968).

Dates: 1965-1968.

Music book of William James Harvey, Elgin.

Identifier: Acc.10777
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Contains dance tunes, mostly reels and strathspeys, for violin.

Dates: 1817.

Papers compiled and collected by James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire., 1825-?1842.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.24
Scope and Contents The material was compiled over a number of years, probably between about 1825 and 1840, and consists of accounts of parishes and families, notes and extracts from printed sources and collections of formal documents, and some original documents and printed items. The complete title of the work was apparently intended to be `Dumbartonshire Illustrated with regard chiefly to its Territorial History and Family Antiquities`, but the work appears never to have been finished (for example, there are...
Dates: 1825-?1842.

Papers concerning Scottish football.

Identifier: Acc.9979
Scope and Contents


"Scottish Football Annual, 1875-6"

"Constitution and Rules of the Scottish Football Association" (1873), with manuscript notes

five notebooks, 1867-1903, of Sir George Graham, on Scottish football

21 postcards, 1904-1912, of Scottish football teams and players

typescripts and newspaper cuttings, 1931-1933 and undated, on Scottish football

Dates: 1867-1933 and undated.

Papers of Alexander McLellan.

Identifier: Acc.13409
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise a scrapbook containing statements of bank accounts and miscellaneous financial records, 1944-1946, concerning his service during WWII; two photographic albums, 1949, of a student debating tour in India with some news cuttings and other papers explaining the purpose of the visit; an auto-biography of Stanley Jenkins, one of McLellan’s fellow students during his Indian journey; Alexander McLellan`s curriculum vitae and obituary.

Dates: 1944-2012.