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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Refers to books containing the daily, personal accounts of the writer's own experiences, attitudes, and observations. (AAT) Use to refer to all personal diaires, whether by a named individual or not. (NLS) .

Found in 2680 Collections and/or Records:

Diaries of Robert McLellan., 1943-1960.

Identifier: MSS.26444-26452
Scope and Contents

The entries, which are very sparse, refer to fishing, 1943-1944, District Council and other meetings, 1960-1965, beekeeping, and occasionally to Robert McLellan’s literary work and family.

Dates: 1943-1960.

Diaries of Ruthven Todd., 1966-1973.

Identifier: MSS.26879-26881
Scope and Contents

The diary entries describe Ruthven Todd's work, writing and painting, and mention his friends and social activities. They also contain lists of letters written by him.

Dates: 1966-1973.

Diaries of Ruthven Todd, titled, 'Disintoxication in Spain'., 1965.

Identifier: MSS.26875-26878
Scope and Contents

Ruthven Todd underwent treatment for alcoholism and kept a diary of his experiences and dreams while in hospital. He later rewrote this, intending to use the material for an article. MSS.26875-26876 contain the original diary; MSS.26877-26878 the revised version.

Dates: 1965.

Diaries of Sir Alexander Bannerman, 7th Baronet of Elsick.

Identifier: MSS.1685-1691
Scope and Contents These diaries, which were regarded by their author as of no value whatsoever, were preserved by his desire merely that his descendants might know something of the thoughts and feelings of one of their predecessors. They do not form a daily record, but consist of random reflections on current events, and a great many biographical and genealogical descriptions of families and individuals of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, chiefly in MS.1686, which has at the end a rough index of the persons...
Dates: 1824-1839.

Diaries of Sophia and John Gibson Lockhart., 1822-1853.

Identifier: MSS.1585-1613
Scope and Contents

The diaries consisting almost entirely of notes of engagements, kept in printed diaries ("The Minor’s Pocket-book", "The Ladies’ Polite Remembrancer", etc.). Down to Sophia Lockhart’s death in 1837, the entries are mostly by her.

Dates: 1822-1853.