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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Items manufactured for a specific, limited use, and usually intended to be discarded thereafter, such as printed material of interest for its appearance, association, design, or documentation produced in connection with art exhibitions, etc.

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

Addison Ross Gallery, London, 1989

Identifier: MS.50727
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters, work lists, press releases, mailing lists, price lists, costings, ephemera, and copy news reviews regarding Lucinda Mackay's exhibition, 24-29 July 1989.

Dates: 1989

Assorted papers of the Cameran Photographic Society of Edinburgh., 1894-circa 1922

Identifier: Acc.14188/5
Scope and Contents

Contains: membership lists; annual competition rules; exhibition checklists; printed pamphlets; and 10 unmounted photographs.

Dates: 1894-circa 1922

Assortment of brochures, newsletters and publications, 1959, 1998-2008

Identifier: MS.50818
Scope and Contents This file contains a copy of the Ladies' Ski Club Bulletin (November 1959); an undated edition of the New Departures literary journal; The Royal Scots Club newsletter September (2003); Musselburgh Collection of Cookery Books sale catalogue (May 1998); National Galleries of Scotland newsletter (December 2003); Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club bulletin (2003); Italian Cultural Institute summer programme (2008); Scottish Society programmes (1999-2000); and Friends of the Edinburgh International...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959, 1998-2008

Book of newspapers cuttings and other papers and printed ephemera, relating mostly to the Society's Féill of 1907. , 1907

Identifier: Acc.13695/63
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The archive of An Comunn Gàidhealach, consisting of minutes, financial records, commemorative volumes and scrapbooks, and a miscellany of music and prose. Most of the contents of the archive date from the foundation of An Comunn Gàidhealach in 1891 to the 1970s, with a few sections dating from more recent times.

Dates: 1907

Box containing papers and correspondence of Edith Simon and Eric Reeve, 1947-2005

Identifier: Acc.14390 Box 5 (1-36)
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains additional papers relating to Edith Simon's career as an artist and writer, as well as some early juvenilia, embracing her illustration and creative writing. The collection also contains a series of papers relating to her husband, the noted geneticist, Dr. Eric Reeve, documenting his university studies at the University of Oxford, his subsequent war service, and his later career at the University of Edinburgh. The broad scope of the collection may be...
Dates: 1947-2005

Box containing papers regarding Edith Simon's writing and art career, and family life, 1947-?2003

Identifier: Acc.14390 Box 3 (1-11)
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains additional papers relating to Edith Simon's career as an artist and writer, as well as some early juvenilia, embracing her illustration and creative writing. The collection also contains a series of papers relating to her husband, the noted geneticist, Dr. Eric Reeve, documenting his university studies at the University of Oxford, his subsequent war service, and his later career at the University of Edinburgh. The broad scope of the collection may be...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-?2003

Box, containing various papers, containing bills, receipts, and ephemera., 1920-1962, undated.

Identifier: Acc.4338/210(1-5)
Scope and Contents


(1) ephemera (mostly printed) – invitations, Christmas and visiting cards, etc

(2) hotel and restaurant bills and receipts 1922-58

(3) bills and receipts for mountaineering equipment 1932-7

(4) booksellers’ and photographers’ bills and receipts 1920-58

(5) various bills and receipts 1929-62

Dates: 1920-1962, undated.

Campaign for a Scottish Assembly Collection., 1948-2007.

Identifier: Acc.14114 Special Collections 2/2
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains the papers of Eric Canning, amassed in his role as Glasgow convener and Acting Secretary of the Glasgow Branch of the Campaign for a Scottish Assembly. The CSA was formed in the aftermath of the 1979 devolution referendum that failed to establish a devolved Scottish assembly; being officially established at a rally in Edinburgh on 1 March 1980. A cross-party campaigning organisation, it drew members from the Labour Party, the Scottish National Party (SNP),...
Dates: 1948-2007.

Cartoon, dinner menu, song-sheet and other printed and transcript ephemera relating to the [?Edinburgh] Savage Club., 1970-1979, undated.

Identifier: Acc.11997/47
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The doctoral research notes and other working papers of Professor Edward Frederick Denis Roberts. They include typescript transcriptions, early 1950s, of the registers of the later mediaeval archbishops of Armagh (1361-1543), prepared by Roberts and William George Henry Quigley for their joint doctoral thesis presented to the Queen's University, Belfast, 1955, with typescript copy of the same.The collection also includes research and editorial notes, galley proofs and related...
Dates: 1970-1979, undated.

Catalogues and papers concerning an exhibition on the history of John Murray, publishers, held at Bumpus Ltd., London., 1930-1931

Identifier: Acc.13328/1629
Scope and Contents

File contains original catalogues, invitations, and letters concerning an exhibition held on the history of John Murray, publishers, at 350 Oxford Street ("in the Old Court House, Messrs. J. & E. Bumpus, Ltd.") in July 1931, alongside a typescript copy of the speech given by Lord Ernle at the opening. Catalogues record the list of exhibits as well as the potted history of the company. File also includes two original booklets on the history of Bumpus Ltd. (1930).

Dates: 1930-1931

Certificates and other ephemera relating to awards won by Ian Rankin., 1972-2009.

Identifier: MS.50586
Scope and Contents The materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of the awarding body. British Book Awards. Folio 1. Envelope, 2004, announcing Ian Rankin's novel 'Fleshmarket Close' as winner of the World Books Crime Thriller of the Year at the British Book Awards. The Burns Federation. Folios 2-4. Award certificates, 1972-1973, presented to Ian Rankin: Certificate of Merit for...
Dates: 1972-2009.

Christmas cards, business cards and stationery paper designed by Lucinda Mackay, 1973-1998, undated

Identifier: MS.50817
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series documents Lady Mackay's professional career as an artist, writer and teacher, containing her art-related papers, her publishing papers, art administration papers, a collection of art-related ephemera, and a file on her teaching career in England and Scotland.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1998, undated

Correspondence, membership lists and other papers of the Edinburgh Harmonists’ Society., 1884-1961.

Identifier: MS.21663
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Correspondence, 1886, 1896, 1906, 1927, 1943-1944, 1947-1950, 1961. Much of this relates to the demise of the Edinburgh Harmonists' Society in 1950, and to its absorption by the Edinburgh Society of Musicians. The correspondence of 1961 with Miss M P Linton of the National Library of Scotland includes a catalogue of the 18th century collections held by the Harmonists. (Folio 1.)(ii) Membership lists, 1884, 1932, and historical...
Dates: 1884-1961.

Correspondence of Ian Hamilton Finlay and Mark Haworth-Booth.

Identifier: Acc.13475
Scope and Contents

Letters, forwarded letters and printed ephemera of Ian Hamilton Finlay sent to Mark Haworth-Booth, curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1976-78, 1982. Comprising 22 letters and postcards of Finlay to Haworth-Booth; forwarded copies of 23 letters (21 by Finlay) to Simon Cutts, John Arnott, Andrew Dempsey, Stuart Mills and others; 2 letters of Sue Finlay; 2 draft letters of Haworth-Booth to Finlay. With a selection of printed material and ephemera.

Dates: 1976-1978, 1982.

Correspondence of Malcolm MacFarlane, with related literary, lexicographical and musical papers.

Identifier: Acc.9736/1-161
Scope and Contents Born in Dalavich, Argyll and resident for most of his life in Paisley and Elderslie where he was in business as a surveyor, MacFarlane was a notable Gaelic activist and writer from the late 1880s. He played a prominent part in the early years of An Comunn Gaidhealach (particularly in the production of its magazine, An Deò-Gréine, later An Gaidheal) while, as a radical in politics, taking issue with what he regarded as the An Comunn leadership's over-deference to aristocratic patronage and...
Dates: 1882-1930, undated.

Correspondence, papers, press cuttings and photographs of Margo MacDonald, mostly concerning her political career and causes.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.13638/1-62
Scope and Contents

The papers reflect Margo MacDonald`s life as a politician and broadcaster. Although somewhat miscellaneous, they provide an insight into her relationship with the Scottish National Party leadership throughout her life, and into some of the causes she advocated during her life, including independence and assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.

Dates: 1955-2014.

Diaries of Nancy Angus, with some related personal papers.

Identifier: Acc.12365/1-41
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the diaries of Nancy W Angus, the daughter of David Angus, civil engineer. They give a view first of an adolescent’s life in Chile, then of a typist’s in London, then of a Voluntary Aid Detachment, and on through her work for the War Graves Commission, and then at the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Dates: 1907-1960.

Documents relating to the South European tour undertaken by James Johnston as part of his course at the Royal College of Defence Studies., 1985.

Identifier: Acc.13818/207-217
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

These papers related to the 1 year course studied by James Johnston during 1985 on high level strategy and politics. This fits between his 2 command positions within the British Army of the Rhine in his career chronology. The course was deisgned only for the most senior Ministry of defence personnel. The dates reflect the pre- and post course correpsondence.

Dates: 1985.

Draft 'Partners in mission' and other reports, by Elizabeth Mantell, and ephemera relating to her work in Malawi., 1966-1997

Identifier: Acc.14298/17
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist of surviving letters of Elizabeth Mantell to her parents, her diaries covering both periods she spent nursing in Malawi, copies of her mission partner reports collected by her sister, Ruth, and a few ephemeral items.

The letters and diaries are detailed and discuss general life and the family, but also describe Elizabeth’s work in the hospitals. Ruth visited her sister in Malawi on a number of occasions, and her diaries from those visits are included.

Dates: 1966-1997