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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Chronological records of events, as of the life or development of a people, country, or institution.

Found in 777 Collections and/or Records:

Fair copy of ‘Memoir on Malabar, in 1790, with correspondence and documents respecting the same country. Appendix to the history – vol. 5’ by Alexander Walker, [1821, or after.]

Identifier: MS.13801
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers Alexander Walker's military and administrative service in the East India Company in great detail from circa 1790 to 1801, notably in Malabar and then in Gujarat, where he was Political Resident at Baroda, until he left India in 1810. He came out of retirement to govern St Helena from 1822 to 1828, The importance of the collection lies in the detailed administrative content of Walker's correspondence and memoranda, particularly for the Gujarat period, a continuing...
Dates: [1821, or after.]

Fair transcript, 18th century, of the first ten books of ‘Rerum Britannicarum historia auctore Roberto Johnstono‘.

Identifier: Adv.MS.35.1.2
Scope and Contents

The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: Jac.V.2.1.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1572-1603.

Family and estate papers of the Oliphant family of Gask.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.82.1.1-82.9.16

Family papers of Sir Alexander Gray., 19th century-mid 20th century.

Identifier: MSS.26015-26018
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Sir Alexander Gray published several volumes of his own poems and of translations of European ballads, and his literary papers consist of his work in these fields.

Dates: 19th century-mid 20th century.

Farming memoranda, rentals and accounts of the Scotts of Raeburn, with religious notes of the earlier lairds., 1664-1854.

Identifier: MS.3842
Scope and Contents

To the papers William, the 6th Laird, has added extensive annotations, and historical accounts of the family and their lands, copies of letters and various excerpts relating to these subjects and local affairs, and accounts of his own career, the latest dated entry being of 1854.

Dates: 1664-1854.

'Festival Mass for full orchestra & chorus; a study in instrumentation, composed by William Wallace' (born 1860), in his autograph.

Identifier: MS.3089
Scope and Contents

The composer gives a history (folio xiii) of the work, which was composed in 1886-1887 and, in part, scored in 1888 (see dates on various folios). Some parts are incomplete.

Interspersed with the music are unruled leaves, bearing illuminations, manuscript notes of the composer, etc., on folios i-ii, viii, x-xiii, xxv, xxvii verso, xxviii verso, xxxix, xliii, xlvii, li.

Dates: 1886-1888.

Fragment of an account of, and a narrative of transactions concerning Kutch., [Circa 1804], 1818.

Identifier: MS.13914
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of:

(i) Fragment of an account of Kutch, made in this translated version circa 1804, but probably related to an earlier history in Persian; see MS.13930 (folio 1);

(ii) ’Narrative of transactions with the state of Cutch from 1802 to 1816’ compiled by Benjamin Jones in 1818 (folio 45).

Dates: [Circa 1804], 1818.

French translation by `M de la Chapelle`, i.e. N P Besset de la Chapelle, of the Appendix (of relevant documents) to the ‘History of Scotland’ by William Robertson.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.29
Scope and Contents

From the references to the parts of the ‘History’ to which the documents refer it is clear that the translation is not from the first edition of 1759 but from the fourth, of 1761: Besset de la Chapelle`s translation of the complete ‘History’ was first published (in three volumes) in 1764. The manuscript contains numerous amendments in the same hand throughout: it is not clear whether or not this is in the translator`s autograph.

Dates: 1761-1764.

Galley proofs of A W Kinglake, "Battle of Inkerman", with author`s amendments.

Identifier: Acc.4270
Scope and Contents

Corresponding to volume 5, pp 31 et seq of "The Invasion of the Crimea".

Dates: Undated

Genealogical and historical material in the hand of Sir James Balfour.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.7.21
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) Notes on the Scottish nobility and on Scottish history, based on ‘Scotorum historiae’ (folio 1).(ii) Dates of Scottish Parliaments, 1424-1457, with brief notes on Parliaments held up to 1625 (folio 26 verso).(iii) Genealogy of the Stuarts from Banquo to Charles I (folio 28).(iv) Notes of the statutes of Kenneth I and II (folio 31).(v) Genealogy of the Earls of Caithness to 1625...
Dates: 1625.