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Commonplace books.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books in which noteworthy literary passages, cogent quotations, poems, comments, recipes, prescriptions, and other miscellaneous document types are written.

Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:

Two notebooks, one containing poetry and the other a few legal and financial jottings of Lord Milton., 18th century.

Identifier: MSS.17800-17801
Scope and Contents

In both volumes each page has been ruled in three columns, each column headed by three letters in an alphabetical sequence. The purpose for which this was intended has not been carried out and the volumes have been adapted for other uses.

Dates: 18th century.

Two-volume commonplace book compiled by David R Robertson for his daughter Helen Stewart.

Identifier: Acc.14249/1-2
Scope and Contents

A commonplace book in two volumes compiled by David R Robertson and inscribed to his daughter Helen Stewart for her birthday: 'two volumes of memorials and happy memories; comprising notes and sketches of my father's and mother's country and also of our familiar holiday haunts'. The volumes contain poetry, paintings and drawings, illuminated lettering, and extracts from books on history and Scottish folklore.

Dates: 1894-1943.

Various manuscripts written or owned by Thomas Ruddiman.

Identifier: MSS.20491-20496
Scope and Contents

The manuscripts are lettered RA-RK (RC missing) and some also have Roman numerals.

Dates: 4th quarter of 17th century-1st half of 18th century.

Volumes written by Rev. Alexander McDonald Cornfute Tolmie, 1885 - 1919

Identifier: Acc.14025/3-4
Scope and Contents

A commonplace book and a volume of songs, both compiled by the Rev. Alexander McDonald Cornfute Tolmie, minister of Campbeltown and Southend, Kintyre.

Dates: 1885 - 1919