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Manuscripts.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to handwritten documents, and may also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.

Found in 6599 Collections and/or Records:

33 letters of Douglas Dunn to Douglas Houston.

 File
Identifier: Acc.9903
Scope and Contents

Concerning literary and personal matters.

With corrected manuscript of an article, undated, by Dunn.

Dates: 1971-1987 and undated.

64 letters, 1899-1949 and undated, to John Purves, mostly on literary matters, from among others J M Barrie, John Davidson, Luigi Pirandello and Walter de la Mare.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.7175
Scope and Contents

With literary and historical manuscripts, 1388, 1798-1911 and undated, collected by Purves, including single letters of D G Rossetti, John Ruskin, Sir Walter Scott, and William Wordsworth.

Also two albums, 1936-1952, of Purves, containing inscriptions in poetry and prose by various contributors.

Dates: 1388, 1798-1952.

115 letters to W R Aitken and his family of Hugh MacDiarmid, and four from Valda Grieve.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.10488
Scope and Contents

With manuscripts of a short story and essay of MacDiarmid, proof copy of "Sanschaw" and typescript copy of a thesis on MacDiarmid by Claude Henry.

Dates: 1934-1978.

118 letters to James K Annand.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.9624
Scope and Contents

Concerning literary and personal matters, with associated manuscripts of poems.

Correspondents include: Robert Garioch, Hugh MacDiarmid and Albert D Mackie.

Dates: 1926-1985.

‘1467 MS’ written by Dubhghall Albanach mac mhic Cathail and the Reverend John Beaton’s ‘Broad Book’, written by Ádhamh Ó Cuirnín.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.72.1.1
Scope and Contents The manuscript consists of two sections, folios 1-9 ('1467 MS'), written in and about that date (folio 7 recto) by Dubhghall Albanach mac mhic Cathail (folios 3 recto, 5 recto, 7 recto, 8 recto), who was presumably a MacMhuirich; and folios 10-25 (Reverend John Beaton’s ‘Broad Book’), written circa 1425 by Ádhamh Ó Cuirnín (date and hand established by Tomás Ó Concheanainn, “The scribe of John Beaton’s ‘Broad Book’”, pages 99-101.The manuscript begins with Cormac’s Instructions...
Dates: [Circa 1425, circa 1467.]

`A Description of the Islands belonging to the Crowne of Scotland taken from severall manuscripts, and the relations of thos that lived in them or frequented them`, written probably circa 1700.

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.20
Scope and Contents

The volume begins with a brief general account of Scottish islands followed by detailed descriptions of the Western isles.

The fullest descriptions are of Mull, Iona, Harris and Lewis, Islay, Skye, Uist and in particular, St. Kilda (folios 21 verso, 26 verso, 27 verso).

Towards the end of the volume are transcripts of ‘Genealogies of the Chief Clans of the Isles’ (folio 34 verso) and `Descriptio Insularum Orchadiarum (folio 35).

Dates: Circa 1700.

A map of the basin of the River Forth, down to the widening of the estuary near Alloa., [?1636-?1652.]

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.70.2.10 (Gordon 51)
Scope and Contents

Part of this area is described in the Pont texts: page 131, and pages 155-6.

Dates: [?1636-?1652.]