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Dissertations.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written treatises, or the records of a discourse on a subject, usually prepared and presented as the final requirement for a degree or diploma and typically based on independent research and giving evidence of the candidate's mastery of the subject and of scholarly method.

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of dissertation on ‘Male and Female Worlds on the Isle of Barra’ sent to Magnusson., 1981.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13542/521
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Files contain reseach notes relating to Magnusson's interests, the bulk of which are on Scotland and Iceland. Research notes on Vikings were kept separate by Magnusson.

Dates: 1981.

David Macpherson`s copy of ‘An Enquiry into the History of Scotland ...’ by John Pinkerton, volume 2 (London, 1789)., 1789.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.6.3(ii)
Scope and Contents

Bound in in the latter part of the volume is a copy of ‘A dissertation on the origin and progress of the Scythians or Goths’, which also has numerous marginalia by Macpherson. None of the writings is dated, but folios 8 and 15 are written on sheets watermarked 1810 and 1811.

The additions are tipped in at pages 33, 46, 114, 197, 204, 223, 247 and before and in the tables of kings; and at page 53 of the ‘Dissertation …’.

Dates: 1789.

Dissertation entitled 'Political theatre: a study of the dramatic theory and practice of John McGrath' by Kim David., Undated.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10893/440
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Aside from, though related to, his work with 7:84, John McGrath was involved in the study of political theatre, and was himself the subject of many articles, papers and dissertations. Much of the material listed in this section falls into this category, though there is also some that might equally well have been incorporated into the main 7:84 sequence, and vice-versa. There is some overlap with, and duplication of, items in the main sequence.

Dates: Undated.

Dissertation entitled 'Stylistic approaches in socialist British theatre' [by Omar F Aguilera]., 1981.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10893/436
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Aside from, though related to, his work with 7:84, John McGrath was involved in the study of political theatre, and was himself the subject of many articles, papers and dissertations. Much of the material listed in this section falls into this category, though there is also some that might equally well have been incorporated into the main 7:84 sequence, and vice-versa. There is some overlap with, and duplication of, items in the main sequence.

Dates: 1981.

Dissertation entitled 'Towards a popular theatre' by Joslin Saunders [?circa 1985], with accompanying letter, undated., [?Circa 1985], undated.

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Identifier: Acc.10893/439
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Aside from, though related to, his work with 7:84, John McGrath was involved in the study of political theatre, and was himself the subject of many articles, papers and dissertations. Much of the material listed in this section falls into this category, though there is also some that might equally well have been incorporated into the main 7:84 sequence, and vice-versa. There is some overlap with, and duplication of, items in the main sequence.

Dates: [?Circa 1985], undated.

Dissertation entitled 'Trades unions and the arts' by Paul Bassett., 1980.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10893/435
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Aside from, though related to, his work with 7:84, John McGrath was involved in the study of political theatre, and was himself the subject of many articles, papers and dissertations. Much of the material listed in this section falls into this category, though there is also some that might equally well have been incorporated into the main 7:84 sequence, and vice-versa. There is some overlap with, and duplication of, items in the main sequence.

Dates: 1980.

Dissertation of P McKinlay, "Burn and Destroy".

 Item
Identifier: Acc.6745
Scope and Contents

Concerning Captain John Fergusone in the Wester Islands, February to August 1746.

Dates: 1976.

Dissertations and Theses held by the SLA., 1968-1998.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13656/110-112
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archive contains the minutes, correspondence, committee papers, working group papers and reports produced by the Scottish Library Association (SLA) from 1912-2005, before it became the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland (CILIPS) in 2005. Also included are photographs from various SLA conferences, video cassette tapes and CD-ROMs produced by the AV Scot Archive which is the Scottish branch of the Library Association Audio Visual Group. The...
Dates: 1968-1998.

Journal of a tour to Scotland by Clement Mansfield Ingleby.

 File
Identifier: MS.8926
Scope and Contents The journal is made up from transcripts of letters to his mother written on the journey between 26 August and 8 September 1842. Among the main places visited are Glasgow, Inveraray, Oban, Glencoe, Callander and Edinburgh. The text is ornamented with thirty-three engraved views, several dried plant specimens, and a few pencil sketches. The journal is followed by a 'Dissertation on the Gael and their language' (folio 49), dealing with regional variations in language, intonation,...
Dates: 1842.

Journal of J Ker, Surgeon in the Royal Navy.

 Item
Identifier: MS.1083
Scope and Contents

The Naval log is illustrated by sketches of ships, scenery, antiquities, etc., and accompanied by several poems and a dissertation on the putrid fever of St Lucia (folio 27). The scenes and incidents described include the West Indies, 1778-1779; Denmark and Zetland, 1780; the loss of the ‘Royal George’, 1782; and the battle of Cape St Vincent.

Dates: 1778-1782.

Letters and papers, mostly concerning the Church of Scotland., 1231-1641.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.29.2.8
Scope and Contents The subjects include the case brought by John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, against Robert Wallace; the ‘Second Book of Discipline’; the Act of Revocation; and the protests against the Service-book. Most of the papers concerning the Covenant have been published more than once, and some appeared as contemporary pamphlets.Copy of a charter, 1360, granted by David II to the Bishop of Aberdeen; in Latin (folio 1). - This was printed from Adv.MS.16.1.10 in ‘Registrum episcopatus...
Dates: 1231-1641.