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Alphabetically indexed volume containing references to members of Dumbartonshire families in printed works, manuscripts in the Advocates` Library, and manuscripts and documents kept in private repositories, compiled by James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire., ?1825-?1842.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.2.19
Scope and Contents

The references begin on folio 2, and are preceded by lists of sources inspected (folio 1). The volume is un¬dated, but an event dated 1842 is mentioned at folio 179. A number of leaves containing notes (folios 18, 25-26, 38, 202, 208-209) are bound in, and a bifolium (folios 211-212) found loosely enclosed has been tipped in at the back.

Dates: ?1825-?1842.

Antiquarian papers of James Dennistoun of Dennistoun, advocate and antiquary.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.27
Scope and Contents The papers consist of materials for a projected history of Dumbartonshire (Adv.MS.19.2.16-19.2.24), materials towards a projected work on the Scottish religious houses on the Continent (Adv.MS.19.2.25), and notes and extracts of Scottish interest from manuscripts in continental libraries (Adv.MS.19.2.26), together with a record of the bequest of Dennistoun`s manuscripts and a calendar of them (Adv.MS.19.2.27). The papers were arranged and bound by Mark Napier, executor of James...
Dates: ?1825-1856.

Artist statements by Lucinda Mackay, and references from third parties, 1970-2010, undated

Identifier: MS.50805
Scope and Contents This file contains five distinct artist statements by Lucinda Mackay in which she outlines her own artistic style and beliefs as they apply to her work. One statement appears to have been written to accompany a submission to the Absolut Open competition in 1999/2000, while the latest statement relates to the 'Great Laced Graces' exhibition held at the Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh in October 2011. The file also includes full references, or brief notes agreeing to provide...
Dates: 1970-2010, undated

Materials for a preface to a proposed but unrealized edition of the works of George Buchanan by the genealogist James Anderson, Writer to the Signet, and others.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.6.2
Scope and Contents The work was intended as a reply to the criticisms of Buchanan by Robert Freebairn in the preface and by Thomas Ruddiman in the life of Buchanan in Ruddiman`s edition of Buchanan`s ‘Opera Omnia’. The edition appears to have been proposed by the Lord Advocate, Sir David Dalrymple, 1st Baronet, of Hailes, and a society was formed under Anderson in 1719, but following the deaths shortly afterwards of some of Anderson`s principal collaborators, including Dalrymple, the project lapsed. ...
Dates: 1719, or after.

Papers compiled and collected by James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire., 1825-?1842.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.24
Scope and Contents The material was compiled over a number of years, probably between about 1825 and 1840, and consists of accounts of parishes and families, notes and extracts from printed sources and collections of formal documents, and some original documents and printed items. The complete title of the work was apparently intended to be `Dumbartonshire Illustrated with regard chiefly to its Territorial History and Family Antiquities`, but the work appears never to have been finished (for example, there are...
Dates: 1825-?1842.

Volume containing brief notes of James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire., 1825-?1831.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.2.18
Scope and Contents

The material consists for the most part of references to printed works relating to the county and to various places within, recorded between 1825, the date of the watermark, and at least 1831 (folio 85); preceded by an index at folios 2-13, the leaves of which have been cut and lettered (as in a ledger) for the purpose. Several of the leaves (folios 22, 40, 61-84) are blank.

Dates: 1825-?1831.

Volume containing heraldic and historical works.

Identifier: Adv.MS.31.7.16
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Blazons of Scottish peers. The material was collected in the first half of the century and has corrections and additions by Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane. There are references to the works of John Guillim, Alexander Nisbet and George Crawfurd (folio 1).(ii) A list of the parishes in Scotland, arranged under the various presbyteries (folio 34).(iii) An incomplete catalogue of religious houses in Scotland,...
Dates: 18th century.