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Indexes. Reference sources.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Lists, usually in alphabetical order, of persons and/or subjects referred to in documents, with location of references thereto.

Found in 524 Collections and/or Records:

15th-century manuscript containing various legal works: an index to the works of Bartolus de Saxoferrato; the 'Allegationes' of Lapo da Castiglionchio the Elder, abbreviated by Anthonius de Butrio; the 'Canonum Collectio' of Pseudo-Isidore.

Identifier: Adv.MS.10.1.5
Scope and Contents 15th-century manuscript containing various legals works. Dolezalek dates the work to after 1440, and its place of production as Italy due to the style of hands and decoration. The inscription on folio 381v suggests that the manuscript was probably complete and together by 1483. Borland suggests that the place of production may be Spain, based on the hand on folios 267r-382r.Each work is written in double columns of varying length, normally around 62 lines per column. The majority...
Dates: 15th century, after 1440.

‘Abbreviated charters 1425-1508’, a selection in the hand of Walter Macfarlane of 446 charters for illustrating Scottish genealogies.

Identifier: Adv.MS.35.4.12
Scope and Contents

At the beginning of the manuscript is an alphabetical index to the charters, and at the end are collections also by Walter Macfarlane, regarding the families of Myretoun, Orrock, Balram and Duff.

The description of the manuscript in the folio catalogue (F.R.186) includes the reference: Jac.v.4.26.

Dates: 1425-1508.

Administrative papers and correspondence relating to the 'Stair memorial encyclopedia'., 1982-1995, undated.

Identifier: Acc.11261/1-51
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Includes minutes, correspondence, administrative papers and drafts of the 'Stair memorial encyclopedia'. Note that no attempt has been made 'to weed' the various drafts; this is to allow researchers to compare draft against draft and so follow each expert’s 'train of thought' in particular fields. For any particular area of interest, all the folders/files relating to the subject should be consulted. In items 322-366, particularly, there are extensive drafts and re-drafts of titles with...
Dates: 1982-1995, undated.

'Admiralty Department letters' from the time of Sir Thomas John Cochrane's service at the East India Station, with index., 1842-1847.

Identifier: MSS.2418-2419
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers the Admiral the Honourable Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis Cochrane’s service in the Egyptian expedition of 1801, in his command off Ferrol in 1804 and 1805, and as Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Islands from 1805 to 1814 and of the North American Station in 1814 and 1815; and that of Admiral Sir Thomas John Cochrane chiefly as Governor of Newfoundland from 1825 to 1834, and as second-in-command and, later, Commander-in-Chief of the East India Station from 1842 to...
Dates: 1842-1847.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkin: '9. Our neighbours. The deaf and their pastors'., 1883-1931, undated.

Identifier: MS.2927
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The caricatures, which date from about 1870 to 1932, the year before the artist's death, depict many celebrities of the artistic, musical, and literary worlds, by whom the house of his father, Alfred James Hipkins, the musical antiquary, was much frequented.At the beginning of MS.2919 is a biographical notice of Hipkins by his sister; there are portraits of him by her, 1879, at the beginning of MSS.2923-2924, 2926; and his own caricatures of himself appear in MSS.2919 (page 25),...
Dates: 1883-1931, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '5. The Ladies. M.D's. Colonials'., 1879-1918, undated.

Identifier: MS.2923
Scope and Contents

The caricatures are especially of Mrs Edwin Edwards (with a note on her and her husband), Julia Sandeman, and Robert Russell and John Robertson of Durban. There are also some holiday sketches.

Dates: 1879-1918, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '6. Musicians'., 1876-1929, undated.

Identifier: MS.2924
Scope and Contents

The caricatures are preceded by a letter of Sir George Henschel enclosing a poem written by him on the death of John A Hipkins, 1933.

Dates: 1876-1929, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '7. Literature. Art. Music'., 1871-1926, undated.

Identifier: MS.2925
Scope and Contents

Contains caricatures of the Hueffers, John Sliegh (see MS.2930), Thomas Nelson MacLean, and others; also the Hipkins family on tour.

Dates: 1871-1926, undated.

Album of caricatures by John A Hipkins: '8. The artist at different periods. Sketches from nature ...The wood-engravers ... My relations', etc., 1870-1932, undated.

Identifier: MS.2926
Scope and Contents

Contains caricatures of colleagues of John A Hipkins at Harral's wood-engraving studio, his family, servants, friends, and unknown persons; preceded by portraits and photographs of the artist.

Dates: 1870-1932, undated.

Alexander Skinner's Manuscript of Piobaireachd, so-called from the inscription 'Presented to Mr. Duncan Campbell, Piper to Sir Charles Forbes, Bart., of Newe, by Alex. Skinner, Teacher of Dancing ... London, June 15, 1855'.

Identifier: MS.3746
Scope and Contents What Alexander Skinner presented was, it seems, the blank volume, cf. MS.3745. The music was almost certainly written by Duncan Campbell.According to a note (folio ii) by Archibald Campbell, Secretary of the Music Committee of the Piobaireachd Society, Duncan Campbell left at least two manuscripts, one referred to simply as Duncan Campbell's Manuscript in the publications of the Piobaireachd Society, the other, this, an incomplete and probably unrevised copy of the first. The...
Dates: [1855, or after.]

Alphabetically indexed volume containing references to members of Dumbartonshire families in printed works, manuscripts in the Advocates` Library, and manuscripts and documents kept in private repositories, compiled by James Dennistoun for a projected history of Dumbartonshire., ?1825-?1842.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.2.19
Scope and Contents

The references begin on folio 2, and are preceded by lists of sources inspected (folio 1). The volume is un¬dated, but an event dated 1842 is mentioned at folio 179. A number of leaves containing notes (folios 18, 25-26, 38, 202, 208-209) are bound in, and a bifolium (folios 211-212) found loosely enclosed has been tipped in at the back.

Dates: ?1825-?1842.

`Ane Alphabeticall table of the most remarkable words and matters in the first and second volume of Stairs practiques [sic]`., After 1680 but before 1694.

Identifier: Adv.MS.6.2.2(xi), folios 158-213
Scope and Contents

This is a subject index to the first and second parts of the first edition of Stair`s ‘Institutions of the Law of Scotland’ (Edinburgh, 1681), which was not provided with an index, and was presumably compiled before the publication of the second edition in 1693, which did have an index.

Dates: After 1680 but before 1694.

Antiquarian papers of James Dennistoun of Dennistoun, advocate and antiquary.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.19.2.16-19.2.27
Scope and Contents The papers consist of materials for a projected history of Dumbartonshire (Adv.MS.19.2.16-19.2.24), materials towards a projected work on the Scottish religious houses on the Continent (Adv.MS.19.2.25), and notes and extracts of Scottish interest from manuscripts in continental libraries (Adv.MS.19.2.26), together with a record of the bequest of Dennistoun`s manuscripts and a calendar of them (Adv.MS.19.2.27). The papers were arranged and bound by Mark Napier, executor of James...
Dates: ?1825-1856.

'Art of the black-and-white artist, and the wood-engraver, with some beautiful examples, collected by John A. Hipkins.', Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Identifier: MS.2931
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains specimens chiefly of the nineteenth century, including many illustrating the work of the deaf, preceded by a note by Miss Hipkins. Also two crayon portraits by John A Hipkins (pages 60-62); an address given by him on the achievements of the deaf in France (page 71); an original letter of Abbe Sicard (page 79 b); original studies of animals by Walter Geikie (page 84); and original paintings by Frank Maguire (page 90).

Dates: Late 19th century-early 20th century.