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Contracts. Agreements.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents, enforceable by law, embodying agreements between two or more competent parties to do or not to do something, and specifying the terms and conditions of the agreement.

Found in 483 Collections and/or Records:

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, A-Z., 1939-1987

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13328/1481-1486
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains over 180 individual editorial files relating to named titles published by John Murray, publishers, from their educational list, largely dating from the 1960s-1990s, with a particular emphasis on the final two decades between 1980-1999. Editorial files primarily contain editorial memoranda and proof corrections sent between editorial and production staff. In certain cases, files also include correspondence between the books’ authors and the publishers, or from third...
Dates: 1939-1987

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, C-E., 1954-1984

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1482
Scope and Contents File contains memoranda of agreements (original and copy) and some brief correspondence also appears. A typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements appear is located in the previous file, A-B. Listed titles here include: Centre for Curriculum Renewal and Educational Development Overseas ("Mathematics: The First Three Years"; "Mathematics: The Next Three Years"); Chalmers, E. ("Economics for Executives"); Chapple, D....
Dates: 1954-1984

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, F-K., 1947-1983

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1483
Scope and Contents File contains a typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements (original and copy) are included. Some brief correspondence also appears. Listed titles include: Fearon-Pitman Publishers ("Galaxy 5 Series"; ("[?Bestellers III]"); Finn, F.E.S and Oxford University Press ("Contact II"); Finn, F.E.S ("Advanced Exercises in Criticism"; "The Albemarle Book of Modern Verse For Schools, Vols. 1-2"); Finn, F.E.S, and Oxtoby, F.E....
Dates: 1947-1983

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, L-O., 1948-1982

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1484
Scope and Contents File contains memoranda of agreements (original and copy) and some brief correspondence also appears. A typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements appear is located in the previous file, F-K. Listed titles here include: Land, F.W. and Shell International Petroleum Co. Ltd. ("The Language of Mathematics Exercises"); Larkman, B., and Glenister, S.H. ("Contemporary Design in Metal Work"); Lemmon, D. ("History of Drama"); ...
Dates: 1948-1982

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, P-S., 1947-1981

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1485
Scope and Contents File contains a typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements (original and copy) are included. Some brief correspondence also appears. Listed titles include:Packham, M., and Larkin, P. ("Secondary History Series", cancelled); Parry Maddocks, D.F. ("Physics: Objective and Completion Tests for Ordinary Level"; "Biology: Objective and Completion Tests for Ordinary Level"; "Chemistry: Objective and Completion Tests for Ordinary Level";...
Dates: 1947-1981

"Out of Print Agreements", John Murray educational titles, by author surname, T-Z., 1958-1978

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1486
Scope and Contents File contains memoranda of agreements (original and copy) and some brief correspondence also appears. A typed index noting authors and titles for which memoranda of agreements appear is located in the previous file, P-S. Listed titles here include: Tapper, E.W. ("1966 Report on the Teaching of Electricity"); Tattersall, I.M. ("Human Evolution"); Taylor, Eileen, and Barlee, J. ("Women's Hockey: Do It This Way"); Taylor, E.W. ("Fitness After...
Dates: 1958-1978

Paper records of the Gude Cause Archive, containing miscellaneous papers and ephemera., 1909-2010.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13293/229-239
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Electronic archive, digital images, sound and video recordings, and related ephemera of the Gude Cause project, 2008-2010. The project’s main objective was to celebrate the centenary of the Women’s Social and Political Union procession which took place in Edinburgh on 10 October 1909. Furthermore, in the light of a report published before the 2007 Scottish Parliament Election, Gude Cause sought to reenergize women’s participation in Scottish political life.The archive charts the...
Dates: 1909-2010.

Papers and accounts concerning the University of Saint Andrews., 1438-1630.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.7
Scope and Contents Most of the papers relate to, or resulted from the various Royal Commissions to Saint Andrews University in the late 16th century. Copy of the statutes of the Faculty of Theology, 1438; in Latin (folios 1-8). - This has been printed from other manuscripts in Hannay, page 112.Transcript, 1570, of the statutes of the Faculty of Arts, signed by John Rutherford; in Latin (folios 9-15). - This has been printed from another manuscript in Hannay, page...
Dates: 1438-1630.

Papers and correspondence of the Williamsons of Banniskirk, mostly containing letters and some accounts and other related material., 1641-1826.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.9872/1-51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Containing the correspondence, accounts and papers of three Caithness families, the Williamsons of Banniskirk, the Sinclairs of Southdun and the Hendersons of Stemster, Bower. The papers span the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. The bulk of the papers relate to the Ulbster estates in Caithness, under the Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Williamson's and Captain David Henderson's respective factorships. There are letters relating to The Caithness Fencible Regiment and the Caithness Highlander...
Dates: 1641-1826.

Papers chiefly concerning building at Yester House and Tweeddale Court, and various household inventories., [Circa 1697]-1910, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.14552
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Accounts and correspondence, 1729-1910, undated, chiefly concerning building at Yester House (folio 1);(ii) Registered bond of servitude, 1732, by William Smellie, mason, to the City of Edinburgh (folio 151);(iii) Tack, 1740, between the 4th Marquess of Tweeddale and John Home, coach-maker, concerning the former’s coach-house in St. Mary Street (folio 135);(iv) Letter, 1797, of Robert Somerville concerning the...
Dates: [Circa 1697]-1910, undated.

Papers, chiefly Gaelic, of Duncan Campbell, Inverness (1826-1916).

 File
Identifier: MS.14883
Scope and Contents This loose collection of papers belonged to Duncan Campbell, who was born at the farm of Kerrumore, Glenlyon, of which his family had been tenants for three generations. He was editor of the ‘Northern Chronicle’, co-editor of the ‘Highland Monthly’, and author of a number of works relating to Highland history, notably the ‘Book of Garth and Fortingall’. (See ‘Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness’, volume 28, page vi).The papers here described are in many different...
Dates: 17th century-1st quarter of 20th century.

Papers concerning building work at Auldbar., 1762-19th century.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.15436-15438
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: 1762-19th century.

Papers concerning lead mining in Scotland in the late 16th century, and political papers of the 17th century., 1584-1686, and undated.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.9
Scope and Contents The first part of the volume consists of papers of John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, mostly in his capacity of Master of the Metals and Minerals, and of his brother Sir David Lindsay of Edzell (see also Adv.MS.19.1.24). These are followed by papers concerning the Covenanters and the Scots Commissioners at Ripon and London. The remainder mostly concern Lord Menmuir`s grandson, Alexander, Lord Lindsay of Balcarres, later the first Earl, who joined the Covenanters, but after taking part in the...
Dates: 1584-1686, and undated.

Papers concerning the John Murray Staff Supplementary Pension Scheme with London Life Association Limited., 1936; 1941-1956

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1543
Scope and Contents

Original and copy material is present, and includes letters, contracts, accounts, and memoranda concerning individual policies.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936; 1941-1956

Papers concerning the John Murray Staff Supplementary Pension Scheme with London Life Association Limited., 1936; 1941; 1957-1965

 File
Identifier: Acc.13328/1544
Scope and Contents

Original and copy material is present, and includes letters, contracts, accounts, and memoranda concerning individual policies, alongside explanatory notes.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936; 1941; 1957-1965

Papers concerning the Tweeddale and Lauderdale families., 1632-1683, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.14547
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) 'Relatione of the wrongs done to Ladie Yester’, 1683, being the original of MS.14546 (folio 1);(ii) Discharge of writs, 1652, by the 1st Earl of Lauderdale to the 1st Earl of Tweeddale (folio 9);(iii) Papers, 1644-1674, undated, relating to the executry of Mary, Countess of Home, including material concerning her property in Highgate and Aldersgate, London (folio 11);(iv) Contract, 1648, between the Duke of...
Dates: 1632-1683, undated.

Papers of and concerning the firm of William Wilson and Son., 1770-1886, undated.

 Sub-Group
Identifier: MSS.9662-9678
Scope and Contents

The papers, consisting of correspondence, account-books, and legal papers, form an addendum to the main Wilson collection (MSS.6660-7000).

Dates: 1770-1886, undated.

Papers of John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, concerning lead and copper mining in Scotland.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.24
Scope and Contents Lord Menmuir was appointed Master of the Metals and Minerals for life in 1592.The papers are part of the Balcarres collection. They were bound in 1896, when it was not realised that they belonged to the collection.The contents are as follows:(i) Observations of Sir Archibald Napier of Merchiston on the Act of Parliament concerning metals, 1592. ‘Early records relating to mining in Scotland’, 73. Cf. Adv.MS.29.2.9, folio 17. (Folio 1.)(ii)...
Dates: 1567-1596, and undated.

Papers of the Hays of Yester concerning legal and miscellaneous estate and local affairs., 1437-1912, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.14750-14777
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers catalogued here are especially rich in political material, 17th century-19th century, in estate and local affairs correspondence and papers, 16th century-20th century, in financial and legal material, 15th century-20th century, and in personal, household and estate accounts, 17th century-19th century. There is material concerning India in the correspondence and papers of the 8th, 9th and 10th Marquesses of Tweeddale, and concerning the Peninsular War in the correspondence and...
Dates: 1437-1912, undated.

Papers of the Hays of Yester concerning legal and miscellaneous estate and local affairs., 1660-[circa 1834].

 File
Identifier: MS.14754
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Note, 1660, of the conditions agreed between the 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and William Knowles for draining the moss of Crombieside in the barony of Duncanlaw (folio 1);(ii) Papers, 1681-1826, being chiefly contracts, memorials and petitions concerning Gifford village, including material relating to Gifford paper mill (folio 3);(iii) Timber contracts and articles of roup, 1703-1773 (folio 47);(iv) Articles of...
Dates: 1660-[circa 1834].

Papers of Tom Pow relating to 'Wilderness dreams'., 1991-1997.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.12233/77-80
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Literary papers, 1969-2003, of Tom Pow (b. 1950), poet and lecturer in Creative and Cultural Studies at Glasgow University's Chrichton Campus. This collection includes papers relating to the following published works: 'Rough seas' (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1987); 'The moth trap' (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1990); 'In the palace of serpents' (Edinburgh, Canongate, 1992); 'Shouting it out' (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1995), edited by Tom Pow; and 'Red letter day' (Newcastle upon Tyne: Bloodaxe,...
Dates: 1991-1997.