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Histories.

 Subject
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:

Revised draft of Morley Jamieson, "Tam in a Dark Place: a Dramatic Monologue" (1984).

 File
Identifier: Acc.8646
Scope and Contents

With corrected typescript of E J Kingston-McCloughry, "Leadership in World War II; Decisions and Undercurrents" (1963).

Dates: 1963-1984.

Rolls containing theological, heraldic and historical material.

 Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.4.16(i)-(vi)
Dates: 13th century-17th century.

"Scotland's Record": audio recordings concerning Scotland`s social and industrial history in the 20th century.

 Fonds
Identifier: MSS.22196-22630
Scope and Contents

A collection of sound recordings of interviews with people from across the spectrum of Scottish life. The interviews reflect themes includng political administration, industry, crofting and fishing, health, science, transport and social history.

Dates: Mid 20th century.

Scottish chartularies and other works transcribed for Walter Macfarlane of Macfarlane by his earlier copyist in 1742 and 1746.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.35.3.13
Scope and Contents The sources are mainly the original manuscripts then in the Advocates` Library. Only those documents not known from other sources are indexed in detail. The contents are as follows:(i) `Registra Coenobiorum de Melrose et Balmerino Impensis Walteri McFarlan de eodem Transcripta Anno MDCCXLII`, copied from Adv.MSS.34.4.11, late 13th century (folio 1), and 34.5.3, 14th century (folio 67), with extracts from Richard Augustine Hay on Melrose, 1700-1707, or after (folio 54; from...
Dates: Late 13th century-1707, or after.

“Sibbald’s historical collections”, in the hand of Sir Robert Sibbald.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.23
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: (i) Memoirs for writing of the History of Scotland from the Records now extant; (ii) An account of Scotch Records carried into England; (iii) An account of source Manuscript Scotch Histories kept in France, Italy and Germany; (iv) Upon the ancient League between France and Scotland; (v) The History of Scotland during the reign of James I of Scotland.

Dates: Late 17th century-[1722, or before.]

Society rules, constitution and history, with some miscelleaneous matter., 1822-1974 and undated.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13898/17-21
Scope and Contents

Contains versions of the rules and constitution, studies of the history of the Society, photographs, newspaper cuttings and two printed works sent to the Society.

Dates: 1822-1974 and undated.

“Swinton’s kirk MSS’, a collection of copies of Scottish historical documents, originally labelled ‘Kirk manuscripts A’., 17th century.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.31.2.18
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains copies of the following: (i) ‘The contraversie concerning the validitie of the obligation of the tendes for union in one commonwealth, discussed’; (ii) Part of a paper respecting the controversy between Resolutioners & Protesters; (iii) Continuation of section (i): ‘The contraversie concerning the validitie of the obligation…’ (folio 11); (iv) Continuation of section (i): ‘The contraversie concerning the validitie of the obligation…’ (folio 20); (v) Reasons...
Dates: 17th century.

“Swinton’s kirk MSS”, a collection of original 17th-century Scottish historical documents, and of copies, 18th century.

 Series
Identifier: Adv.MSS.31.2.18-20
Scope and Contents

The papers appear to have belonged to Lord Swinton, and may be the collection of the Reverend Samuel Semple, Swinton’s maternal grandfather (cf. FES i, 172).

Dates: 17th century.