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Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Albums relating to Robert Mossman and the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905.

Identifier: Acc.13649
Scope and Contents Scrapbook relating to Robert Mossman and the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905. The scrapbook includes: Mossman`s commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st Edinburgh City Volunteer Artillery, 1893; 17 letters, 1902-1905, of Mossman to his father and `Isabella`, concerning his journey and experiences on board ship, destinations on his journey including Kngstown in Ireland, Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Port Stanley, the South Orkneys and Buenos Aires; a letter of William...
Dates: 1893-1938

Collection of journals and sketchbooks of John Francis Campbell, kept during his travels throughout the world., 1841-1880.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.50.3.14-50.5.6
Scope and Contents

The volumes reflect, in his detailed descriptions, watercolours and sketches, Campbell’s interest in people, art, science and sport. In the later journals, his interest in geology and meteorology predominates, with particular emphasis on the effects of glaciation observed in various countries.

The sketches usually occur in chronological sequence with notes below each giving the date, place and other additional information.

Dates: 1841-1880.

Douglas of Cavers papers.

Identifier: Acc.7488
Scope and Contents 1. Scrapbook inscribed `James Malcolm Palmer Douglas. This book started by his father and continued by his mother, 1948`, with pasted in letters, household accounts and bills for garden seeds, genealogical charts, invitations, menu cards, press cuttings and photographs, 1712-1948, undated.2. Plan of the Cavers Estate the property of James Douglas Esq., 19th century.3. Plan of the Cavers Estate, 19th century.4. Cavers Estate Woods, record of plantations,...
Dates: 18th century to 20th century.

Four scrapbooks of Admiral Lord Mark Kerr.

Identifier: Acc.9527
Scope and Contents

Contains watercolours and pen and pencil sketches, mostly grotesques and cartoons but with some landscape and architectural drawings.

Dates: circa 1815-1840.

Journal and scrapbook of John Francis Campbell in which he mainly describes his travels in Ireland from July to October 1872., 1872.

Identifier: Adv.MS.50.4.7
Scope and Contents The journal is illustrated with watercolour and pencil sketches, photographs and rock-rubbings. Throughout, Campbell stresses the geological aspects of the places visited, particularly with regard to glaciation, and at the end of the volume his printed pamphlet ‘On the Glaciation of Ireland’ is inserted. There are also several letters to Campbell from various correspondents, 1872, and at the beginning of the volume several press cuttings relating to Gaelic literature and the Ossianic...
Dates: 1872.

Papers of Arnold Kemp, Robert Kemp, and relating to the Kemp family.

Identifier: Acc.13323
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1960-2002, of Arnold Kemp, with papers and correspondence, circa 1851-1995, relating to Robert Kemp and the Kemp family.

Dates: circa 1851-2002.

Papers of John P Watson and his son, both Writers to the Signet.

Identifier: Acc.10501
Scope and Contents

Papers include letters, scrapbooks and notes, many concerning the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Dates: 1906-1994.

Papers of John Telfer Dunbar, costume historian.

Identifier: Acc.12251
Scope and Contents

Includes letters of William Wilson, tartan manufacturer, Bannockburn, circa 1800-1840.

Dates: circa 1940-1990.

Papers of Katie Horsman, potter.

Identifier: Acc.11787/1-74

Papers of Leith Franklin Cricket Club.

Identifier: Acc.10361
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes, accounts, scrapbooks and an annotated presentation copy of Cicer`s "Cato Major" (1744).

Dates: 1744, 1932-1988.

Papers of Philip D Thomson mostly relating to Hibernian Football Club.

Identifier: Acc.10691/1-105
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, drafts, notes, and working papers of Philip D Thomson of and concerning '100 Years of Hibs' (Edinburgh, 1975), being the centenary history of Hibernian Football Club co-written with Gerald Docherty. With circa 1000 Hibernian Football Club match programmes, photographs, 27 scrapbooks, fanzines and epherma, 1933-93, of and relating to Hibernian FC and Scottish football in general.

Dates: 1933-1993.

Papers of the Waldensian Missions Aid Society.

Identifier: Acc.13298
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1865-1975, of the Waldensian Missions Aid Society, including annual reports, minutes, financial papers and glass slides.

Dates: 1865-1975.

Personal and political papers of Eustace George Willis, Labour MP and Minister of State for Scotland, with some photographs and memorabilia.

Identifier: Acc.13208
Scope and Contents Personal and political papers, memorabilia and photographs, 1911–1976, of Labour politician Eustace George Willis (1903–1987). Willis was educated at the City of Norwich Secondary School. He served in the Royal Navy from 1919 until 1930. He was a bookseller and lecturer for the National Council of Labour Colleges from 1932 until 1964. Willis was elected as Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North in the 1945 General Election but was defeated in 1950. He contested again Edinburgh...
Dates: 1911-1976.