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Invitations.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Engraved, printed, or written expressions soliciting or requesting a person's company at a certain time and place.

Found in 110 Collections and/or Records:

Newspaper cuttings relating to John Gribbel, the Glenriddell manuscripts and the Scottish album., 1920-2008.

 File
Identifier: MS.23640
Scope and Contents Copy of ‘The Bailie’, 7 July 1920, with article on John Gribbel, pages 3-4, and drawing of Gribbel, page 9. Folios 1-10.‘Girard’s Talk of the Day’, 26 June 1920, ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’. Folio 11.Article on John Gribbel, 3 July 1920, ‘Kilmarnock Standard’. Folio 12.‘Mr Gribbel’s Gift’, 25 July 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 13.‘A Burns Romance’, 26 July 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 14.‘Talk of the town’, 27 July 1920, ‘Evening...
Dates: 1920-2008.

Papers concerning Richard Haldane's visit in 1913 to America and Canada at the invitation of the American Bar Association., 1913.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.20054-20055
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Small quantities of letters and papers of other members of Mary E Haldane's family are contained in different parts of the collection. Also contained is a small quantity of letters and papers to Anne, wife of General Sir David Baird, and her sister Catherine Campbell Preston.

Dates: 1913.

Papers of James Ramsay Macdonald and Bailie George Kerr of Glasgow.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.13461
Scope and Contents The papers provide an insight into the personal and political relationship between James Ramsay Macdonald (1866-1937) and Bailie George Kerr of Glasgow (fl.1860-1942) over a period of nearly three decades. They also illustrate the development of the early Socialist movement in Scotland, trade unionism and Glasgow local politics. As well as letters of James Ramsay Macdonald, the archive includes correspondence of prominent Socialists such as John and Katherine Bruce Glasier and leading...
Dates: 1895-1970s.

Papers of Jim Mearns.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.14225/1-23
Scope and Contents Jim Mearns graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Archaeology from the University of Glasgow in 1982 and also holds a masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Strathclyde. After working in marketing he entered the Scottish Office in 1985 as an Executive Officer. In 1987 he passed the Civil Service Fast Stream examinations and moved to the Department of Transport in London. In 1990 he moved to Strathclyde Regional Council's Roads Department, and in 1996 joined Glasgow City...
Dates: 1987-2020.

Papers of Lady Clinton, mostly invitations and dance cards., Circa 1880-1900.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13827/174
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers cover six centuries worth of family and estate papers of the Forbes, the Stuart Forbes, and the Trefusis families. Alexander de Forbes (c.1380-1448) was created the 1st Lord Forbes around 1440, the Lords Forbes of Pitsligo were descended from Sir William Forbes, brother of Alexander. The title was created in 1633 for Alexander Forbes (d.1636). His descendant Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord Forbes of Pitsligo (1678-1762) forfeited his estates following his support for the Jacobites in...
Dates: Circa 1880-1900.

Papers of Lucinda Mackay relating to social events, 1984-2016

 File
Identifier: MS.50810
Scope and Contents

This file contains letters and invitations concerning various social engagements Lucinda Mackay organised and/or attended. Events include Scotland's National Orchestra Gala Ball (2016); various musical concerts; dinners; the wedding of Elizabeth Campbell-Kease (1991); a cocktail party at the Turkish Consul, Edinburgh (2005); birthday parties; Scottish Arts Club Ball (1997); and a reception at the Polish Consul, Edinburgh (2008)

Dates: 1984-2016

Papers of Rev Robert Brown and the Brown family, including professional and academic papers of family members., 1743-1889.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.12100/51-54
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The archive contains the correspondence of the members of the Brown family from 1810-1899. The letters reflect the personal lives of the Brown family and provide a stark insight into the lives of early settlers who travelled to the Victorian colonies in Southern Australia to reap the benefits of the quartz mines and the gold fields. The collection also contains documents that complement the narrative portrayed within the family’s correspondence.

Dates: 1743-1889.

Papers of the Hibernian 50 Club., 1976-1993.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.10691/12-15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence, drafts, notes, and working papers of Philip D Thomson of and concerning '100 Years of Hibs' (Edinburgh, 1975), being the centenary history of Hibernian Football Club co-written with Gerald Docherty. With circa 1000 Hibernian Football Club match programmes, photographs, 27 scrapbooks, fanzines and epherma, 1933-93, of and relating to Hibernian FC and Scottish football in general.

Dates: 1976-1993.

Papers of the Hibernian Fifty Club., 1993-2004.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.12436/7-10
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Correspondence, annual reports, financial statements, fanzines and match day programmes, 1992-2005, of and relating to Hibernian Football Club collected by Philip D Thomson.

Dates: 1993-2004.

Papers relating to activities undertaken by Ian Rankin to promote his works, including itinaries, copies of event listings, and photographs., 1997-2006.

 File
Identifier: MS.50546
Scope and Contents Itineraries and schedules, 1997-1998 and 2006, for promotional activities undertaken by Ian Rankin. Some of the papers have been annotated by Rankin. Folios 1-11. Papers, 1998-2003, relating to promotional activities undertaken by Ian Rankin to promote his novels. Folios 12-26.The papers are arranged alphabetically by the title of each novel, and by format and/or periodical under each novel. "Beggar’s Banquet"Photocopy of an advertisement in...
Dates: 1997-2006.

Papers relating to ceremonies and receptions featuring Ian Rankin., 1986-2009.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS.50550
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This series contains papers relating to publicity events/tours, ceremonies/receptions/dinners, festivals, exhibitions, workshops, conferences, and other events featuring Ian Rankin as subject, honoree, or speaker. Included are ephemera, including programmes and invitations, and promotional materials, including leaflets and other advertisements. Also included is limited correspondence relating to Rankin's attendance of events.

Dates: 1986-2009.

Papers relating to events attended by Ian Rankin., 1990-2018, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50555-50557
Scope and Contents

This series contains materials relating to trips, charity events, ceremonies/receptions, and other events attended by Ian Rankin where he was not the subject/guest of honour. Included are ephemera, administrative materials, and promotional materials relating to the events.

Dates: 1990-2018, undated.

Papers relating to events featuring Ian Rankin., 1986-2017.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50546-50554
Scope and Contents

This series contains papers relating to publicity events/tours, ceremonies/receptions/dinners, festivals, exhibitions, workshops, conferences, and other events featuring Ian Rankin as subject, honoree, or speaker. Included are ephemera, including programmes and invitations, and promotional materials, including leaflets and other advertisements. Also included is limited correspondence relating to Rankin's attendance of events.

Dates: 1986-2017.

Papers relating to exhibitions, workshops, and other events featuring Ian Rankin., 1984-2017.

 File
Identifier: MS.50552
Scope and Contents The materials are in a variety of formats. They are arranged in four sequences based on the type of event: exhibitions, workshops, concerts, and other events featuring Ian Rankin. Under each sequence the entries are arranged chronologically by the date of the event. Papers, 2002-2015, relating to exhibitions featuring Ian Rankin or his creative works. Folios 1-29. Leaflet, [2002], for an exhibition of photographic portraits by...
Dates: 1984-2017.

Papers relating to promotional events and tours undertaken by Ian Rankin in various countries out with the United Kingdom. , 2000-2014.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50547-50549
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The materials are in a variety of formats. They are arranged in four sequences based on the circumstances or location of the promotional activity: ‘General itineraries and schedules’, ‘promotional activities undertaken by Ian Rankin to promote his novels’, ‘promotional events and tours undertaken by Ian Rankin in various countries out with the United Kingdom’, and ‘other publicity events’. The entries are arranged uniquely under each sequence.

Dates: 2000-2014.

Personal correspondence and papers of Alastair Trevor Clark., [1923]-2005.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.12598/11-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers concern Alastair Trevor Clark’s writing and colonial duties from the beginning of his career in 1949 until the end of his professional career in 1990. They relate to colonial relations within Nigeria and other countries including Hong Kong and the Solomon Islands. The papers comprise letters, manuscript, articles, printed material, maps, government documents, despatches, press cuttings, photographs and reprints of articles.

Dates: [1923]-2005.

Personal ephemera and memorabilia., 1953-1997.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.13477/96-99
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection comprises school papers, 1943-1959, and material relating to his time at Edinburgh University, 1957-1962; files relating to elections, 1961-circa 1990s; political papers, 1954-1981, mainly concerning constituency politics; manuscript diary of the Lib-Lab Pact, 1977-1978; files relating to his involvement in the Scottish Constitutional Convention, 1988-1998, including minutes of meetings and related correspondence; files relating to Scottish politics, 1992-1999, including...
Dates: 1953-1997.

Personal papers of Magnus Magnusson., 1973-2005.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13542/1160-1167
Scope and Contents

Magnusson's personal papers contain information on his trips abroad, photographs of Magnusson collected over the years, correpsondence relating to his honorary knighthood, and a copy of his CV.

Dates: 1973-2005.

Press cuttings, poetry readings, dinner invitations and events to mark the centenary of the birth of T S Eliot., September 1988.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13861/94
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Correspondence, personal and literary papers, published articles and reviews, mountaineering papers, and photographs, circa 1911-2013, of Janet Adam Smith (1905-1999), author, journalist and mountaineer.

Dates: September 1988.