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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:

Press printouts and cuttings taken by Ian Rankin as research for his novel ‘Fleshmarket Close’; with miscellaneous material relating to the publication of the novel., 2002-2004.

Identifier: MS.50340
Scope and Contents Printouts of news articles, 2002-2003, sent to Ian Rankin by email from Senay Boztas and Edward Neil. Folios 1-83.Newspaper and magazine cuttings, 2002-2004. Folios 84-124.The newspaper and magazine cuttings and pages contain articles relating to plot and character development for Rankin’s novel ‘Fleshmarket Close’.The cuttings are arranged by topic. Within each topic, the articles are arranged chronologically, with those undated at the end of each...
Dates: 2002-2004.

Printed items including the invitation, programme, speeches and other miscellaneous material related to the David Cohen Prize., 1997.

Identifier: Acc.11621/201
Scope and Contents From the Series:

During the period of this correspondence Penelope Jardine acted as Muriel Spark’s secretary frequently writing on behalf of Spark. As a result it is not always clear who authored individual letters.

Dates: 1997.

Programmes of Burn's suppers, concerts, lectures, etc., in which Christopher Murray Grieve, 'Hugh MacDiarmid' took part., 1933-1977, undated.

Identifier: MS.27205
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist chiefly of Christopher Murray Grieve’s literary papers, but there is also material relating to his family and affairs.

Dates: 1933-1977, undated.

Records of the Saltire Society.

Identifier: Acc.13533
Scope and Contents

The Society was founded in 1936 and its aims are to preserve all that is best in Scottish tradition and to encourage every new development, which can strengthen and enrich Scottish cultural life.

Dates: 1972-2013

Writings of Sir John Stuart Hepburn Forbes., 1828-1836.

Identifier: Acc.13827/94-100
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: 1828-1836.