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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Discrete bibliographical items which though once part of a larger whole (e.g., a periodical issue) have been disbound in order that may stand alone. Distinguished from ""excerpts"" and ""offprints"" which are printed separately, in that extracts were once physically part of a larger whole.

Found in 193 Collections and/or Records:

17th-century extracts and transcripts, in the hand of Sir James Balfour, of chartularies and other historical works.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.2.9
Scope and Contents 17th-century manuscript written and compiled by Sir James Balfour containing the following works:1. Copy by Sir James Balfour of George Marjorybanks, 'Annals of Scotland, 1514-94'. Folios 6r-23r.A history of Scotland in the form of annals written in Scots, originally written in the late 16th century by George Marjoribanks, burgess of Edinburgh. The location of the original manuscript from which Balfour made his copy is unknown. The work is separated into...
Dates: 17th century.

A collection of formal documents relating to the lands of Skeoch, Stirlingshire.

Identifier: Ch.8486-8492
Scope and Contents

A collection of five formal documents, 1544-1607, relating to the lands of Skeoch, Stirlingshire (Ch.8486-8490), together with an extract, 1711, of an acknowledgement of payment, 1710, by Charles Hope, 1st Earl of Hopetoun (Ch.8491), and a burgess ticket of Campbeltown, 1764, granted to John Walker, botanist (Ch.8492). An inventory is available.

Dates: 1544-1764.

A. Edinburgh - High Street., 1511-1832.

Identifier: Ch.5946-5975
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Comprised of:

Ch.5946-5975: a group of thirty deeds and notarial extracts formerly part of a larger collection of documents, numbered between 1 and at least 33 (but originally not chronologically arranged), relating to properties in the High Street, Edinburgh;

Ch.5976-5990: a group of mostly unrelated documents of a miscellaneous nature arranged in a separate chronological sequence.

An inventory is available.

Dates: 1511-1832.

Account, apparently by John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, of his period of office as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with extracts from his correspondence., 1777-1780.

Identifier: MS.5749
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection consists of manuscripts on a wide variety of subjects, many copied from manuscript or printed works, and chiefly dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Among them are some account-books, diaries, and other manuscripts of family interest (including a few concerning the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, father of the 6th Marchioness of Lothian), but very few letters.

Dates: 1777-1780.

Account book, 'Gg', of Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton, with extracts from Columella, 'De re rustica', i.1, accounts 1746-1746, 1754-1755 and memoranda, 1755., 1746-1755.

Identifier: MS.16970
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

No completely logical arrangement of these books is possible, due to multiple use of the same book, to the existence of the same accounts in draft and final form, and to the fact that in his old age Lord Milton repeatedly revised and extracted old accounts. The basic division into ledgers and other books (subdivided by size) goes back to him. Most are in his own hand, a few (in whole or in part) in those of his clerks. Personal, estate, and professional matters are all included.

Dates: 1746-1755.

Annotated copy of Archibald Stalker, "Conversation with Himself".

Identifier: Acc.6935
Scope and Contents

Comprising extracts from his diary for 1957-1969.

Dates: 1969.

'Antiquitates illustrium gentum, Persarum, AEgyptiorum, Atheniensium, Lacedaemoniorum, Romanorum, Gallorum ... Collecta antiquis & classicis authoribus, non dictata quidem a praeceptore sed ... viva voce collecta opera & labore studiosorum adolescentium', and extracts from various antiquities., Mid 17th century-late 17th century.

Identifier: MS.2148
Scope and Contents

The 'Antiquitates illustrium gentum...' begins on page 1. It is followed by extracts from Martin Del Rio, ‘Disquisitiones Magicae’ (page 302), Diodorus Siculus (page 310), Herodotus (page 386), and Tacitus, ‘Annals’ (page 406); all written in the same seventeenth-century hand, after 1645 (page 267), in France, probably in a religious - perhaps Jesuit - institution, to judge from the contents, and probably in the University of Paris, to judge from the praises of that university (page 269).

Dates: Mid 17th century-late 17th century.

Article entitled 'Early Scottish history and its exponents' by Alexander Henry Rhind.

Identifier: MS.8029
Scope and Contents

The article was originally contained in the ‘Retrospective Review’, volume i (1853), pages 273-291. It has been separately re-bound, with interleaves, and there are extensive alterations in the author's autograph on most of the printed pages and the interleaves.

Dates: 1853.

Bibliographies and offprint distribution lists relating to the published papers of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn; with press cuttings, some relating to Fairbairn’s papers, others to psychoanalysis generally., 1929-1958.

Identifier: MS.50226
Scope and Contents The items are arranged by genre and by date within each genre.Bibliographies.Addition to a bibliography, [?1953], of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: ‘Publications by W. Ronald D. Fairbairn bearing the imprint 1953’. Folio 1.Typescript bibliography, [1956 or after], of the published papers, 1928-1956, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 2-5.Carbon copy of a typescript bibliography, [1956 or after], of the published papers, 1928-1956, of...
Dates: 1929-1958.

Biographical notices of Scottish and other pipers, with notes on persons, places and things connected in any way with piping, compiled by John MacLennan with additions and corrections by Ian H Mackay Scobie.

Identifier: MSS.22130-22133
Scope and Contents The collection was begun in the late nineteenth century and continued in the twentieth, being entrusted to Ian Scobie in 1944 (MS.22130, folio 2). The latest entry appears to be dated 1956. The entries are written on folio sheets. Press cuttings and other printed extracts and photographs (both originals and copies) have been added, pasted on separate sheets of the same size, to illustrate many of the entries. A number of the additional entries, and additions to existing entries, appear to be...
Dates: Late 19th century-?1956.

Biographical papers relating to Jan Struther, containing notes, diaries and photocopies., 1920s-1930s, 1989.

Identifier: Acc.13220/48
Scope and Contents Containing: Biographical notes about Jan Struther by her daughter Jan Strutheret Rance, 1989, intended as guidance for an eventual biographer, and used by Ysenda Maxtone Graham in writing 'The real Mrs Miniver', 2001. Diaries of Anne Meriel Talbot, of Tite Street, Chelsea, born 1899 , died unmarried 1979. Extracts from the 51 diaries kept by Anne mainly in the 1920s and 1930s. Photocopies, and some typed copies, of the several hundred pages which contain remarks or information about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920s-1930s, 1989.

Biography of James Bonar, compiled by his son.

Identifier: Acc.6536
Scope and Contents

Mostly comprising extracts from Bonar`s diary and correspondence.

Dates: circa 1830.

Box of various papers, possibly for the 'Alpine journal', containing various lists, notes and other related material., 1861-1870, 1892-1898, 1939-1935, undated.

Identifier: Acc.4338/206(1-24)
Scope and Contents Containing:(1) letters 1892-3 to T B Heathcote concerning F E Blackstone’s Alpine Library(2) photocopy of page from Joseph Viennin’s Führerbuch(3) notes on conversations 1933-5 and other papers(4) list by T Graham Brown of items in R W Lloyd’s Library(5) lists by T Graham Brown of books, pamphlets and articles in his own and R W Lloyd’s libraries(6) lists of references to printed accounts of 19th century British Alpine...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-1870, 1892-1898, 1939-1935, undated.

Composite volume made up of at least two music books containing five series of piobaireachd tunes., 1850-1890.

Identifier: MS.22124
Scope and Contents

At the front (folio v verso) are basic music instructions. A poem is written on folio 53 verso. Many of the pieces have dates, ranging from 1850 (folio 10) to 1890 (folio 52). A leaf from the ‘Army list’, 1880, containing the names of the officers of the 26th Foot, is pasted inside the front cover. Three press cuttings are pasted inside the back cover.

Dates: 1850-1890.

Contemporary or near-contemporary copies of letters and extracts, nineteenth century, from a journal, 1755, concerning the defeat of Major-General Edward Braddock at Fort Duquesne, Pennsylvania., 1755.

Identifier: MS.6506
Scope and Contents

It was on the occasion of the defeat at Fort Duquesne that Sir Peter Halkett, Baronet, of Pitfirrane (succeeded 1746) and his son James lost their lives.

The letters are from Alexander and John Hamilton in Maryland to their brother Gavin, bookseller in Edinburgh (pages 1-22).

The selections from the journal (pages 25- 41) concern a detachment of seamen sent to assist in the expedition to the Ohio.

Dates: 1755.

Copies of letters of John Francis Campbell to his mother from India., 1877.

Identifier: Adv.MS.50.5.4
Scope and Contents

The last volume records Campbell’s visits to Calcutta and Madras and his voyage home from Bombay via the Red Sea, Genoa, Turin, the Italian lakes and Mont Cenis.

Several press cuttings and printed items have been placed at the end of the journal, including a copy of Campbell`s ‘On Himalayan Glaciation’, extracted from ‘The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal’.

Dates: 1877.