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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Formal written declarations, promulgated by a sovereign or by the executive authority of a state or nation, such as to proclaim its reasons and motives for declaring a war, or other international action; also public declarations or proclamations of political, social, artistic, or other principles.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Album of ‘Jacobite relics’, containing printed and manuscript material and portraits, formerly owned, perhaps started, by James Maidment, and containing additions made by a later owner.

Identifier: MS.2960
Scope and Contents The printed matter is recorded in the Catalogue of Printed Books. In addition to some forgeries, the manuscript material is as follows:(i) Letter, undated, of John Stevenson, James Maidment's publisher, probably to Maidment (folio 2);(ii) A version, in a hand of about Maidment's time, of part of the poem on Lord justice Clerk Whitelaw, 'Old Nick was in want of a lawyer in hell,' printed by Maidment in ‘A book of Scotish pasquils’ (Edinburgh, 1827), page 73 (folio 2...
Dates: 1696-1891, undated.

Copies of printed and other material concerning the ‘Forty-five., 1745.

Identifier: MS.297
Scope and Contents

Includes a letter, manifesto, etc., of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, 1745; the ‘dying declarations’, last speeches, etc., of Lord Balmerino, Mr John Hamilton, and other Jacobites; political verses, toasts, epitaphs, etc.

Dates: 1745.

Correspondence and papers of Lady Tweedsmuir relating to election campaigns, mostly in the constituencies of North Aberdeen, 1945, and South Aberdeen, 1946-1974, where she stood as a Unionist parliamentary candidate., 1945-1974.

Identifier: Acc.11884/1-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These papers provide a very full and extensive record of the political and public career of Lady Tweedsmuir, particularly of Scottish politics from 1945 to 1974, and of foreign policy in the early 1970s in her areas of responsibility as Minister of State, for example, the 'Cod War' dispute with Iceland. Business papers include some relating to her directorship of the transatlantic Cunard Line, and the construction and launching of RMS ‘Queen Elizabeth 2’. Some papers of Lord Tweedsmuir,...
Dates: 1945-1974.

Miscellaneous Scottish National Party papers., 1943-1984, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10090/199-202
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Some family and other papers of Robert Douglas McIntyre's father, the Reverend John Ebenezer McIntyre (1874-1961), successively minister of Hightae and Dalton, Motherwell, Manse Road, and St Mary's, Edinburgh, United Free churches, and later of Barony and St James Place Church of Scotland, Edinburgh, precede the main collection.

Dates: 1943-1984, undated.

Papers mostly of the National Party of Scotland, containing manifesto, leaflets, policy paper and report., Circa 1930-circa 1936, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10090/9
Scope and Contents


(i) Manifesto of the National Party of Scotland as issued by the National Council, 10 May 1930.

(ii) Three recruitment leaflets of the National Party of Scotland, undated.

(iii) A policy paper, probably of the National Party of Scotland, circa 1930.

(iv) Report of a Party committtee to investigate Parliamentary grants to universities by Malcolm MacEwen, circa 1936.

Dates: Circa 1930-circa 1936, undated.

Papers on electioneering for the new Scottish Parliament., 1999.

Identifier: Acc.13542/585
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Files contain reseach notes relating to Magnusson's interests, the bulk of which are on Scotland and Iceland. Research notes on Vikings were kept separate by Magnusson.

Dates: 1999.

Records of the National Party of Scotland, Scottish Convention, Scottish Covenant Association and Scottish National Party.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.7295/1-34
Scope and Contents

Minutes, letters and papers, with miscellaneous printed political leaflets and ephemera retained with the collection, from the Edinburgh Headquarters of the Scottish National Party. Included are records of other organizations of the national movement.

Dates: 1932-1974, undated.

Work by others collected by Christopher Murray Grieve, 'Hugh MacDiarmid'., 1936-1985, undated.

Identifier: MSS.27215-27220
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: 1936-1985, undated.