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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:

Two printed books of Peter Cunningham, and a printed book of Allan Cunningham, all with corrections and insertions by Peter Cunningham.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.5582/1-3
Scope and Contents

Peter Cunningham was born at Pimlico in 1816, the third son of Allan Cunningham. He was educated at Christ's Hospital, London and in 1834 obtained a position in the audit office, from which he retired in 1860. He published many works including 'Handbook of Westminster Abbey' (1842); 'Handbook of London' (1849); 'Story of Nell Gwyn' (1852). He also contributed to various periodicals including the 'Illustrated London News' and "Gentleman's Magazine". Cunningham died in 1869.

Dates: 1835-1852.

Two volumes on secular antiquities, being the second and third parts of a work in three volumes by Richard Augustine Hay on the ecclesiastical and secular antiquities of Scotland., 1700-1707, or after.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.34.1.9(i)-(ii)
Scope and Contents The two volumes, known and frequently cited as `Hay`s Memoirs`, contain accounts of varying lengths and detail of titled, landed and other Scottish families, preceded by contents lists, and followed by indexes of names and, in 34.1.9(i), lists of books relating to the subject by Scottish writers (folio 347 verso), Irish writers (folio 360), and English writers (folio 361 verso), and by accounts of Scotsmen who died abroad (folio 365). In addition to four architectural drawings of (the...
Dates: 1700-1707, or after.

Typescript copy of "The Ladies Quarter".

 Item
Identifier: Acc.5907
Scope and Contents

Concerning Leitholm and its surroundings.

Dates: 1970.

Typescript description, 1952, of the parish of Kidalton, Islay, by Alexander and Islay D Shanks, later published in the "Third Statistical Account of Argyll".

 File
Identifier: Acc.8530
Scope and Contents

Typescript history, 1972, of Port Ellen school, Islay, by Peggy Earle, pupil and teacher at the school.

Dates: 1952, 1972.

Typescript drafts, both much corrected and added to, with parts of a third, of a history of the lower Niger in the nineteenth century; a brief account of the administrations is followed by a detailed postal history.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.20327-20332
Scope and Contents

The authors appear from internal evidence to be William W Forsyth and H G Porter, the date of composition the late 1930s.

Dates: [?1935-?1939.]

Typescript history of Cumbernauld by the Reverend John Ogilvie.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.4405
Scope and Contents

With a scrapbook, circa 1940, containing press cuttings of articles of Ogilvie.

Dates: circa 1940.

Typescript notes compiled by James Steuart.

 File
Identifier: Acc.3631
Scope and Contents

Concerning the Steuart family and on the history of the legal firm, J C and A Steuart.

Dates: Undated

Typescript Peeblesshire church histories, by Dr Clement Bryce Gunn, intended to form part of the author's series of 'Books of the Church'.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.954-961
Scope and Contents

The typescripts, chiefly 20th-century and consisting largely of excerpts from the kirk-session records, are almost ready for publication, and are accompanied by notes, newspaper cuttings, and photographs. Churches other than parish are dealt with, and biographical and genealogical information is given about ministers.

Dates: Early 20th century-mid 20th century.