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Personal papers.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Private documents belonging to an individual. For records kept by public officials or other persons for their private or personal use but relating to their official duties, use "office files."

Found in 302 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook of William Nassau Elliot containing personal and household accounts in the Netherlands and Germany., 1761-1762.

Identifier: MS.12894
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Nassau Elliot of Wells was Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany, 1761-173, and his son, William Elliot of Wells was Member of Parliament for Portarlington, 1801-1802, and for Peterborough, 1802-1818, and Chief Secretary for Ireland in the ‘Talents' Ministry, 1806-1807. The Elliots of Wells were only very distantly related to the Elliots of Minto, the common ancestor being Robin Elliot of Redheugh (florished 1582). However, William Elliot of Wells was a...
Dates: 1761-1762.

Official and personal correspondence and papers of Jacques Mellini, Captain of Engineers in the Armée d'ltalie., 1794-1796.

Identifier: MSS.11221-11223
Scope and Contents

Jacques Mellini served at Bastia during the siege in 1794, was stationed at Nice in 1795, and in 1796 served in Napoleon's campaign in northern Italy. This correspondence was captured.

Dates: 1794-1796.

Papers and correspondence concerning the personal affairs of the Viscounts Melville., 1786-1812, 1818-1819, 1828, 1835, 1838, 1846-1849, undated.

Identifier: MS.1052
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Volumes entitled 'Individuals' contain correspondence regarding patronage and other matters of personal interest (requests for employment, promotion, and pensions, complaints of unjust treatment, etc.). These papers frequently give information of a more general kind.

Dates: 1786-1812, 1818-1819, 1828, 1835, 1838, 1846-1849, undated.

Papers and notes of Frank Roydon Richards, mostly concerning the decipherment of the Linear B script, with material concerning other cuneiform scripts.

Identifier: Acc.9094/1-89
Scope and Contents

Frank Roydon Richards, rector of Glasgow Academy from 1932 to 1959, devoted much of his retirement to the study of Linear B and especially the methods used by Michael Ventris, to whose decipherment he took a sceptical attitude. For comparative purposes he also studied the methods used by the decipherers of Hittite and other cuneiform scripts. The bulk of the material consists of transcripts of texts and summaries of books and articles, with critical comments by Richards interspersed.

Dates: 1966-1975, undated.

Papers, chiefly financial, concerning Captain Matthew Campbell, merchant in Leith (personal and business), his second wife Magdalen Kinloch (sister of Lady Milton), and their daughters Mary and Jean., 1697-1760, undated.

Identifier: MS.17696
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Fletchers were merchants in Dundee, who came to prominence towards the end of the sixteenth century in the person of Robert, burgess and bailie of Dundee, who purchased various lands in Forfar which were consolidated into the estate of Innerpeffer; he died in 1622. His eldest son Sir Andrew was admitted an ordinary judge in 1623 (his brothers were James, merchant burgess of Dundee; Robert, of Bencho; and Sir George, of Restennet, advocate, through whose holding of the priory lands of...
Dates: 1697-1760, undated.

Papers collected by Peter Hodgkiss concerning climbing and mountaineering generally., 1917-2008.

Identifier: Acc.13445/106-109
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

Correspondence, climbing journals, and working papers of Peter Hodgkiss, mountaineer and publisher; including papers of the Ernest Press.

The journals provide a record of the climbing activities of a keen mountaineer. The correspondence files contain both personal and business letters of Hodgkiss. The book files concern publications of the Ernest Press.

Dates: 1917-2008.

Papers concerning Hector MacIver's career., 1934-1961.

Identifier: MS.26279
Scope and Contents

The papers include material on Hector MacIver's naval service, 1941-1945, testimonials and applications for teaching posts.

Dates: 1934-1961.

Papers, correspondence, cuttings and photographs of Esther Barbara Chalmers and the extended Chalmers and Lorimer families, including research notes and drafts concerning the histories of the families.

Identifier: Acc.8695/1-336
Scope and Contents This collection, while primarily composed of the letters and papers of Esther Chalmers herself, and reflecting her own life and activities, also reflects those of her family, from her grandparents to her nieces and nephews, and of her friends, both in Britain and abroad. The papers concern mostly her own life and her association with Lucie Dejardin, the Belgian socialist, with papers concerning her kinfolk the Lorimers of Kellie (particularly James Lorimer and J H Lorimer) and her father Sir...
Dates: 1786-1983.

Papers, including correspondence, radio plays and dramatisations, of Ian Sherwood Munro; with material relating to his publication 'Leslie Mitchell: Lewis Grassic Gibbon' (Edinburgh, 1966).

Identifier: Acc.4883/1-21
Scope and Contents


original manuscript and corrected typescript of "Leslie Mitchell: Lewis Grassic Gibbon" (Edinburgh, 1966); manuscript and broadcast scripts of eight radio plays and dramatisations, 1962-1968; 16 letters, 1959-1968, to Ian S Munro, correspondents including C M Grieve and Willa Muir.

Dates: 1959-1968, undated.

Papers, including journals, scrapbooks, press cutting books, photographs and other items of Sir Robert Heatlie Scott and Lady Rosamond Aeliz Scott.

Identifier: Acc.8181 Box 1(1)-Box 2(20)
Scope and Contents

The collection relates particularly to Sir Robert Scott's wartime imprisonment in Singapore (1942-1945), and to his period as Commissioner-General in South East Asia.

Dates: 1923-1982, undated.