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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Transcribed collections of numbers, names, or other text indicating tallies of concepts collocated for any particular purpose.

Found in 1671 Collections and/or Records:

Curricula vitae of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn., Circa 1940-circa 1955.

 File
Identifier: MS.50170
Scope and Contents The curricula vitae are arranged chronologically.Typescript, [circa 1940], ‘Application for grant in aid of research’ by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The application, for funding into research for devising personality tests for the selection of officers in the British Army, is effectively Fairbairn’s curriculum vitae. Folios 1-2.Typescript, [circa 1946], curriculum vitae of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 3-4.Typescript, [circa 1955], curriculum...
Dates: Circa 1940-circa 1955.

David Macpherson`s copy of ‘Annals of Scotland’, 2 volumes (Edinburgh, 1776, 1779) by Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet, Lord Hailes.

 Series
Identifier: Adv.MS.31.4.13(i)-(ii)
Scope and Contents Each volume contains Macpherson`s signature on the verso of the title page and numerous marginalia, many of which are quite lengthy, throughout, as well as additional notes and extracts on scraps, and some sheets, of paper tipped in at appropriate places. According to a note on the verso of the title page of volume i, Macpherson `inserted everything that occurred to me in printed authors or in manuscript records, which is useful correcting the errors, or supplying the defects of Sir David...
Dates: 1776, 1779.

Diaries, logs, official correspondence and other papers of Lieutenant-Colonel Charles A C Gordon, MC, RA, mostly relating to the 11th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.8969/1-78
Scope and Contents

The papers mostly concern Gordon`s command of the 11th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery and include Battery log books, copies of Battery correspondence, a history of the Battery, photograph album, training materials, notes and engagement diaries.

Dates: 1896-1977.

Diary and notebook of Andrew Fletcher, auditor of exchequer., 1746.

 Item
Identifier: MS.17891
Scope and Contents

On folios 10 verso-11 is a list of trees, on folios 12 verso-14 verso keys to cyphers.

Dates: 1746.

Diary of a journey from London to Venice and back by Francis Jeffrey travelling with Henry Cockburn and others., July-September 1823.

 Item
Identifier: MS.23224
Scope and Contents

The outward journey was made via Belgium, Holland, Germany and Switzerland, the return was through Switzerland and France. There is a list of places visited at folio 170; folios 164-169 are blank.

Dates: July-September 1823.

Diary of Robert Cadell kept during visits to London, describing his journeys, and business and social meetings., 1831-1846.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.21041-21042
Scope and Contents

The entries in these volumes fill the gaps in the main series of diaries (MSS.21014-21039). As well as journal entries they include memoranda, lists of names and accounts concerning Robert Cadell's trips to London.

Dates: 1831-1846.

Diary of the South African campaign of 1900-1901 kept by Second Lieutenant (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Herbert George Sotheby of the 4th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

 Item
Identifier: MS.8498
Scope and Contents

The diary, though silent on the larger issues, is interesting for its first-hand accounts of the raids in which the battalion took part. A list of the battalion's officers and a drawing of Colonel Plumer (later Viscount Plumer) are also included.

Dates: 1900-1901.

Documents relating to the Episcopal Church of Scotland and copies of papers relating to the rising of 1745., 1739-1746, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.1916
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) 'A short narrative of the occasion, rise, progress, & administration of the . . . Fund . . . for Relief of the Indigent Episcopal Clergy in Scotland and their Widows', with a copy of Bishop David Freebairn's commission to the collectors, dated 1739 (folio 1);(ii) List of the Episcopal clergy possessed of cures in Scotland at the Revolution (folio 7);(iii) Narratives of the Jacobite rising of 1745 (copies), preceded by...
Dates: 1739-1746, undated.

Donald Smith’s Irish miscellany.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.72.3.2
Scope and Contents The manuscript, watermarked 1796, was compiled by and for Dr Donald Smith when in Ireland circa 1798. Scribes: (a) anonymous, Roman hand; (b) Toirdhealbhach Maguidhir (Terence McGuire), Gaelic hand; (c) Dr Donald Smith, Roman hand. Terence Mcguire’s work at part II pages 17-90, written in 1798 (cf. pages 17, 45, 69) reproduces material written by him in 1788 at Royal Irish Academy 1185 (24 C 55), pages 159-175, and in 1789 at Royal Irish Academy 1074 (24 P 29),...
Dates: [Circa 1798.]

Drafts and annotated typescripts of articles, lectures, and films scripts relating to a visit to Morocco with Douglas Scott in 1955., 1955, undated.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13059/220A
Scope and Contents

Includes articles entitled 'Berbers of the High Atlas', 'The Astonishing Atlas', 'The Peaceful side of Morocco', 'Birds of the Himalayas' with lists of birds seen, and 'Mountains of Morocco', with a related letter, press-cuttings and printed articles.

Dates: 1955, undated.

Drafts and copies of poems of William Mickle, not all in Mickle's hand., [?1751-?1788.]

 File
Identifier: MS.15934
Scope and Contents

A list of those poems which were published, including “There's nae luck about the house”, has been inserted.

For the background to 'Prospects of liberty and of slavery' (Folio 86), see “Mickle, Boswell, liberty, and the ‘Prospects of liberty and of slavery’” by Monica Letzring in ‘Modern language review’, volume 69, pages 489-500.

Dates: [?1751-?1788.]

Drafts and notes of the 1st Earl of Minto., 1776-[1806], undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.11206
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Memorandum in defence of the 1st Earl of Minto's administration of Corsica, 1797, (folio 1); (ii) Draft of a speech on the suspension of Habeas Corpus, January 1797 (folio 2); (iii) Draft of a speech in the House of Lords, 21 November 1798, on Nelson's victory in the Battle of the Nile (folio 25); (iv) Drafts of and notes for speeches in the House of Lords, June 1802-circa April 1803, against the provisions of the Peace of Amiens and the Government's handling...
Dates: 1776-[1806], undated.

Drafts and translations of poems and plays by Edwin Morgan., 1959-1984.

 File
Identifier: MS.27493
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Drafts of translations into Scots of 21 poems by Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1959-1960 (folio 1). All the poems were published in Edwin Morgan's collection ‘Wi the haill voice: 25 poems by Vladimir Mayakovsky’ (Oxford, 1972). They are preceded by a typescript list by Morgan, 1968, giving details of previous publication. (ii) Drafts of original poems, 1963-1968 (folio 36). All were published in Morgan's ‘Collected poems' (Manchester, 1990). They are preceded by a...
Dates: 1959-1984.

Drafts of Alexander Wood Inglis for a history of military music in the armies of England, Scotland, and Great Britain, with related and unrelated material., 1901-1919, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.3353 [Ing.306]
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Drafts, mainly typewritten, by Alexander Wood Inglis for a history of military music in the armies of England, Scotland, and Great Britain: the use of music in general, instruments, regimental bands, airs, are discussed. Many of the airs mentioned are in MS.3352. (Folio 1.)(ii) Miscellaneous material, 1915, 1918-1919, relating to military music, including correspondence. (Folio 185.)(iii) Lists of airs (not necessarily...
Dates: 1901-1919, undated.