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Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

15th-century English manuscript containing three Middle English texts: 'Liber maundevyle'; the chivalric poem 'Sir Cleges'; and, 'De regimine principum' by Thomas Hoccleve.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.11
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) ‘Liber maundevyle` (folio 1). The manuscript belongs to sub-group E of the Defective Version on which the earliest editions were based (`English manuscripts of Mandeville`s Travels`, pages 169-171). Several leaves are missing, containing the end of the prologue and beginning of chapter 1 (after folio 1), chapters 6-9 (after folio 10), and the end of chapter 32 onwards.(ii) `Sir Cleges` (folio 71). ‘The Index of Middle...
Dates: 15th century.

22 postcards, 1933-1942, of William Soutar to William Montgomerie and his family.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.7204
Scope and Contents

On personal and literary matters, with a sketch of Soutar.

With five letters, 1977, to Montgomerie, concerning Soutar, and an associated letter of Montgomerie to Maurice Lindsay.

Also four letters of Sir John Stirling-Maxwell and 11 letters of Anne G Gilchrist, 1948-1952, to Montgomerie, on literary and musical matters.

Dates: 1933-1977.

Album of the Reverend John Kirk.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.11146
Scope and Contents

Includes University of St Andrews certificates, letters of Thomas Chalmers and others, cut signatures, sketches and plans.

Dates: circa 1814-1855.

Artist`s sketches and proofs of Colin Wilson.

 File
Identifier: Acc.9157
Scope and Contents

Concerning a proposed official set of postage stamps to mark the establishment of a Scottish Assembly.

Dates: 1979.

Autograph album of an unknown collector, containing verses, drawings, and photographs.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.14322
Scope and Contents

The album contains poetry, prose extracts, drawings, painting, and photographs by various artists. Many of the entries relate to Edinburgh, including to Moray House.

Dates: 1918-1931.

Autograph album of Frances M Stevenson.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.11054
Scope and Contents

Contains sketches, watercolours and verses.

Dates: 1903-1907.

Autograph manuscripts of dramas and other works of Sir David Erskine., Early 19th century.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.5.1.17
Scope and Contents (i) A sketch of Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III. (Folio 1).(ii) `Latter Years of King James the Third of Scotland, A Tragedy in five acts`. The dedication is dated 1827. (Folios 2-104).(iii) `King James the Fourth of Scotland, A Tragedy in five acts`. (Folios 105-207).(iv) `Hab of Hawick or The merry days of James the Vth`, a drama in four acts. Written in 1828. A version in five acts was published as ‘James V or the Warlike Days of Hab o` Hawick’...
Dates: Early 19th century.

Autograph manuscripts of dramas and other works of Sir David Erskine.

 Series
Identifier: Adv.MSS.5.1.16-5.1.21
Scope and Contents

The majority of the works are unpublished, and those which are published present considerable divergences. All the plays were written for the stage, and in some cases the names of the actors appear in the list of dramatis personae. Adv.MS.5.1.16, (i) and (ii) seem to be unconnected with the remainder of the collection.

Dates: Early 19th century.

Bound copy of the acting text of "The Satire of the Three Estates", prepared by Robert Kemp for production at the Edinburgh International Festival.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10112
Scope and Contents

With stage photographs, sketches and signatures of the actors, musicians and singers.

Dates: 1948.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1., 1761-1822, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collections is supplemented by a large number of finished drawings (some in colour), a few maps, and some architectural plans and elevations, professionally drawn for Hutton by others, or done as favours by some of his correspondents, together with a number of separately acquired prints, and engraved views cut out from contemporary printed booksThe collection, which was previously bound in two large volumes, was subsequently dismounted and the items individually attached to...
Dates: 1761-1822, undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 1., 1789-[circa 1820], undated.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (1 of 7), numbers 1a-7h
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Aberdeen (1a) Drawing, undated, probably a prospect of Aberdeen. (1b) Engraving, 1812, ‘Plan of the city and harbour of Aberdeen. and improvements.’, from a copy of the ‘History of Aberdeen’, by Walter Thom, volume 1, preceding the title page. (2a) Drawing, 1815, annotated “Aberdeen [St Machar’s] Cath[edra]l. S. E. view, from a sketch by Mr G. Smith”. (2b) Drawing, 1815, annotated “Aberdeen [St Machar’s] Cathedral – West View – From a sketch by Mr. G....
Dates: 1789-[circa 1820], undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 2., 1783-1820, undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (2 of 7), numbers 8a-16
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Aberdeenshire (8a) Drawing, undated, in ink with areas of wash, of Undy Chapel, ‘by Mr Grimm’ (?1794 if by S H Grimm). (8b) Drawings, 1809, ‘Cape stones on the garden wall of, Inverugie, Castle. The letters GB and date 1670 appear to have been done at a much later period than the sculptured coach, which is probably three or four hundred years older. 9th Novr. 1809.’ (8c) Drawing, undated, ‘Fyvie [Castle] by Mr Cordiner [probably James Cordiner]’. (9a) Sketch,...
Dates: 1783-1820, undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 3., 1761-1820.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (3 of 7), numbers 17a-22b
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Angus (17a) Drawing, ‘Restennet [i.e Restenneth] Priory, south view, 1785’. Reproduced in ‘The antiquities of Scotland’ by Francis Grose, volume 2, facing page 263. For a rough sketch of this view see (17e verso). (17b) Sketch ‘Restennet [i.e Restenneth] Priory, south west view, Oct. 12 1820.’ (17c) Sketch, ‘[Interior of] Restennet, Priory looking east, 18 Sept. 1814.’ (17d) Sketch, ‘Restennet [i.e Restenneth] Priory – S.W. view, 17th Septr. 1814.’ (17e recto)...
Dates: 1761-1820.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 4., 1789-1820, undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (4 of 7), numbers 23a-26d
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Argyllshire (23a) Sketch, ‘Kilmund [i.e. Kilmun] E view, Aug. 1802. (23b) Drawing, “Col. Ch. Kilmund [i.e. St. Mund’s Collegiate Church, Kilmun] N E view, August 1802.” (23c) Notes and sketches, 1789, of John Melvill, ‘An oblique view of ye remains of ye Collegiate Church of Kilmun’. (23d) Sketch, ‘Collegiate church, Kilmund [i.e.Kilmun] – S E view, Aug. 1802.’ (23e) Drawing of effigies at St. Mund’s Collegiate Church, Kilmun, ‘Monument at Kilmund, Aug....
Dates: 1789-1820, undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 5., 1789-1815, undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (5 of 7), numbers 26e-30c
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Argyllshire (26e) Drawing, ‘Monument at Sadael [i.e. Saddell] Abbey, 13 Aug. 1802. It lies within the church, to the east near the burial place of Dugald Campbell Esqr. of Carradale’. (26f) Drawing, ‘Monument of Ronald More Macalaster in Sadael [i.e. Saddell] Abbey, 18 Aug. 1802. He was contemporary with Macdonald of [unclear] in N Cantyre. Another old monument lies close to it, as above deliniated [sic] but I could not procure any information concerning...
Dates: 1789-1815, undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 6., 1784-1816, undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (6 of 7), numbers 30d-36a
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Dumfriesshire (30d) Drawing, [1811], of bell from Holywood Abbey, Dumfriesshire. (30e) Drawing, [1811], of bell, and its inscription, from Holywood Abbey, Dumfriesshire. See also Adv.MS.30.5.23 (187a)-(188b) for rubbings of the bell. (30f) Note, 1811, concerning drawings of bells (30d-30e) from Holywood, Abbey. (30g) Sketch, ‘Stone lying at the west door of the church of Holywood, Oct. 27 1811.’ Berwickshire (31) Plan, 1816, ‘Remains of the old church...
Dates: 1784-1816, undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 7., 1789-1822, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (7 of 7), numbers 36b-42f
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Dunbartonshire (36b recto) Drawing, 1822, of remains of College Bow arch, Dumbarton. (36b verso) Rough sketch, 1822, ‘The College Bow, Dumbarton. Recd. from Mr J[ohn] Gilleson, Edr. 26 Mar. 1822.’Haddington (East Lothian) (36c) Engraving, undated (watermark 1816), ‘Dunglass [Castle] by Mr Woodyer from a drawing of Mr [?Paul] Sandby.’ (36d) Plan, 1822, of Dunglass, Collegiate Church, by John Gilleson.Dumfriesshire (37a) Drawing, October...
Dates: 1789-1822, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2., 1781-1820, and undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collections is supplemented by a large number of finished drawings (some in colour), a few maps, and some architectural plans and elevations, professionally drawn for Hutton by others, or done as favours by some of his correspondents, together with a number of separately acquired prints, and engraved views cut out from contemporary printed booksThe collection, which was previously bound in two large volumes, was subsequently dismounted and the items individually attached to...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2, box 1., 1781-1820, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23 (1 of 14), numbers 1a-14b
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Fife (1a) St. Andrews, view from the east, print taken from a copy of ‘Reliquiae divi Andreae’ by George Martine (St. Andrews: James Morison, 1797), where it is the first illustration); (1b) St. Andrews, drawing, undated of view from the west, with the sea combat of the Dolphin and Solbay with the French frigate Belleisle, 1758, copied from an etching by – Clerk; (2) St. Andrews, Holy Trinity Church, drawing, undated; (3a) St. Andrews, Cathedral, plan, 1813, by...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2, box 2., 1781-1820, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23 (2 of 14), numbers 15a-26c
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Fife (15a)-(15b) Inverkeithing, Parish Church, engravings, undated, (from drawings by W Paterson) of font; (15c)-(15d) Inverkeithing, Parish Church, notes, [circa 1811], undated, on heraldry in engravings; (16) Inverkeithing, Parish Church, drawing, 1814, of tombstone; (17) Loch Leven, drawing, 1783; (18a) Loch Leven, Castle, drawing, 1807, by Miss Alicia Jones (later Mrs Duke Crofton of Lakefield); (18b) Loch Leven, Castle, drawing, 1781; (18c) Loch Leven,...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2, box 3., 1781-1820, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23 (3 of 14), numbers 26d-36a
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Haddingtonshire (East Lothian) (26d) North Berwick, St. Andrew’s Church; (26e) North Berwick, St. Andrew’s Church; (27a) Dirleton, Collegiate Church, plan, 1817, by Alexander Morton; (27b) Dirleton, Castle, drawing, 1782; reproduced in ‘The antiquities of Scotland’ by Francis Grose (London: Samuel Hooper, 1791), volume 1, facing page 72; (28a) Dunbar, Castle, drawing, 1782, of part; (28b) Dunbar, Collegiate Church, drawing, 1816, of east end; (28c) Dunbar,...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2, box 4., 1781-1820, and undated.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23 (4 of 14: 36b.44a), numbers 36b-44a
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Haddingtonshire (East Lothian) (36b) Luffness, drawing, 1802, of Bickerton’s tomb; (36c) Luffness, Friary, drawing, [1802], of damaged tombstone, with notes; (37a) Seton, drawing, 1802, of south-west view; (37b) Seton, Collegiate Church, drawing, 1781; reproduced in ‘The antiquities of Scotland’ by Francis Grose (London: Samuel Hooper, 1791), volume 1, preceding page 65; (37c) Seton, Collegiate Church, notes, and drawings, 1802, of armorial bearings; (38a) Seton,...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.

Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 2, box 5., 1781-1820, and undated.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.23 (5 of 14), numbers 44b-56a
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Inverness-shire (44b) Beauly, Priory, plan, with notes, [1815]; (45a)-(45b) Beauly, Priory, plan, with notes, 1815, by – Hog; (46a) Harris, St. Clement’s Church, drawing, 1789, by Francis Grose; (46b) Harris, St. Clement’s Church, plan, 1818, by William Daniell; (47a)-(47b) Harris, St. Clement’s Church, sketch and drawing, 1818, by William Daniell of funerary monument of Alexander (died 1528), son of William MacLeod of Dunvegan; (47c) Harris, St. Clement’s...
Dates: 1781-1820, and undated.