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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3637 Collections and/or Records:

11 letters, 1967-1983, to and copies of two letters, 1970-1971, of W R Aitken

Identifier: Acc.8951
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With inscribed copies of Robert Bain, "James the First of Scotland" (1921), and William Montgomerie, "A Selection of Three Poems" (1965), each with letters, 1921 and 1965, from the authors.

Dates: 1921, 1965-1983

13 letters to Robert Bruce.

Identifier: Acc.8587
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Concerning political and personal matters. Correspondents include Sir Alexander Gray and Sir Stafford Cripps.

With associated testimonials and copies of four letters of Bruce.

Dates: 1933-1940.

17 letters of Neil Gunn to Naomi Mitchison.

Identifier: Acc.5813
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Copy of letter, 1944, of Naomi Mitchison to Neil Gunn, and one other letter, undated, of Mitchison to an unknown recipient.

Dates: 1942-1971.

20 letters and cards, 1990-1996, of Ronald Stevenson to Michael Lister, on musical and personal matters.

Identifier: Acc.11318
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copies of 23 letters, 1990-1996, of Lister to Stevenson

copy of letter, 1994, of Lister to Alasdair Gray

correspondence, 1989-1996, of Lister, concerning Ronald Stevenson.

Dates: 1989-1996.

31 letters, 1822-1836, of Sir David Wilkie to Sir James Willoughby Gordon.

Identifier: Acc.7901
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Mostly on artistic matters.

With copies of three letters, 1828-1839, of Gordon to Wilkie, and an associated memorandum.

Dates: 1822-1839.

39 letters of Gavin Ewart to Philip Larkin.

Identifier: Acc.10877
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On literary and personal matters. With a copy of letter, 1976, of Larkin to Ewart.

Dates: 1976-1985.

40 letters or copies of letters to, or concerning, Sir James Young Simpson and his family.

Identifier: Acc.5683
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With copies of three letters, 1866, of Sir James Young Simpson to Sir Henry Wellwood Moncreiff.

Dates: 1850-1868 and undated.

60 letters to Robert H Lundie and his family.

Identifier: Acc.8673
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With copy of letter, 1809, of Sir Walter Scott to Robert Lundie, Minister of Kelso, enclosing a letter of James Thomson.

Dates: 1809, 1851-1909 and undated.

73 letters to George Bruce from various correspondents, and copies of 18 letters of Bruce.

Identifier: Acc.10998
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On literary matters.

Dates: 1950, 1965-1988.

95 letters of André Raffalovich to Charles Ballantyne.

Identifier: Acc.4630
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With ten copies of letters, 24 postcards, and two telegrams. Also two letters and a card concerning Raffalovich.

Dates: 1925-1934.

130 Letters of Ian Hamilton Finlay to James F Hendry.

Identifier: Acc.10806
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Includes related copy letters of Hendry.

Dates: 1945-1985

`A Perfect Inventor of all the Pious Donations Given to the Kirks and Hospitals in Scotland since the days of K. Iames 1 To the Regne of King Iames the vi. With Additions. Edenburgh Writen 12 novr i702 by R:M:` (i.e. Robert Mylne).

Identifier: Adv.MS.13.2.7
Scope and Contents The title is recorded on folio 1.The volume consists of a copy of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 51) and `Additions` (folio 59 verso) consisting of further summaries of bequests made both before and after the Reformation, down to...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1703.

`A perfyte inventar of all the pious donations gevin to kirks and hospitalls since the dayes of king James the first to the reigne of king James the sixt`.

Identifier: Adv.MS.15.2.25
Scope and Contents The title is taken from folio 1.The volume consists of a copy in a late seventeenth-century hand of a list of summaries of formal or legal documents relating to bequests of money and property to various religious institutions, from the early fifteenth century (undated, but before 1425) to 1592, followed by summaries of bequests made at various times between 1613 and 1652 (folio 60). The entries do not appear to have been written in any order, although a roughly...
Dates: 1st quarter of 15th century-1652.

A portion of the 'Orkney Sea Snake', widely known as the 'Beast of Stronsay', sent to Lord Byron; with correspondence, a transcription and press cutting concerning the same, , 1815-1977.

Identifier: MS.43544
Scope and Contents The box containing the specimens contains a labels reading "A portion of hte bone and bristle of the sea snake found off Orkney 1808. Sent with a descriptiove letter by Joanna Baillie to Lady Byron, for Byron, 1815".The box also has notes and captions relating to the contents attached to the box. There is also related correspondence, press cuttings and notes:Letter of Joanna Baillie to Anne Isabella Byron, Lady Byron, 1815: folios 1-2;...
Dates: 1815-1977.

'A. Prymera Relacion', July 1519; apparently a copy of the letter sent by Hernando Cortés to the Emperor mentioned in Principal William Robertson's 'History of America', volume i, page xi, and volume ii, pages 33, 521., 1519.

Identifier: MS.3960
Scope and Contents From the Series: Among the papers of the Robertsons the chief correspondents are Principal William Robertson, the historian, and his son William, a Senator of the College of Justice. The correspondence of the Principal includes letters of scholars, British and foreign (Voltaire among others), about his works, information on the American Indians, 1774-1777, and threats regarding his attitude to Roman Catholics, 1778-1779. That of Lord Robertson deals with his legal and political activities and the publication...
Dates: 1519.

About 3400 letters and copies of letters of Angus Calder.

Identifier: Acc.11312
Scope and Contents

Letters concern literary, academic and personal matters.

Dates: 1961-1989.

Abstracts and copies of correspondence of William Elliot concerning disturbances in Counties Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Cavan and Limerick., 1806-1807.

Identifier: MS.12923
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Nassau Elliot of Wells was Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany, 1761-173, and his son, William Elliot of Wells was Member of Parliament for Portarlington, 1801-1802, and for Peterborough, 1802-1818, and Chief Secretary for Ireland in the ‘Talents' Ministry, 1806-1807. The Elliots of Wells were only very distantly related to the Elliots of Minto, the common ancestor being Robin Elliot of Redheugh (florished 1582). However, William Elliot of Wells was a...
Dates: 1806-1807.