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Scope Note: Narratives or histories autobiographical in nature or stressing the author's personal experience of the events.

Found in 366 Collections and/or Records:

Typescripts and other material for “Joan Miró”: a fragmentary and personal memoir' by Ruthven Todd., 1947, 1971-1973, undated.

Identifier: MS.26854
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Typescript, heavily corrected in manuscript, 1971 (folio 1); (ii) Photocopies with manuscript corrections, of a later typescript incorporating the corrections in (i) (folio 37); (iii) Notes, photographs, and other material, 1971-1973, undated (folio 110). They include a photocopy of part of a commentary accompanying the film 'Joan Miro makes a color print', 1947.

Dates: 1947, 1971-1973, undated.

Typescripts compiled by Richard Davidson, "Old Dooars Days", and "Tea in India".

Identifier: Acc.9024
Scope and Contents

With associated photographs.

Dates: circa 1930.

Typescripts, manuscripts, proofs, research notes and correspondence of David Thomson, author and radio producer.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.10129/1-179
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the papers of David Thomson, author, researcher and BBC radio producer. It includes the scripts and correspondence of many BBC radio programmes from the 1950s and 60s, original scripts and correspondence regarding his published and unpublished books, and additional correspondence spanning forty five years working for UNESCO, the BBC, and as a full time writer.

Dates: [1923]-1988.

Typescripts of 'John Philip Gibb (an autobiography)'.

Identifier: Acc.14131/1-2
Content Description The two volumes chronicle Gibb's life from his birth in 1872 to 1945.It includes an account of growing up in Edinburgh in the 1880s. After leaving school Gibb started work for Raimes, Clark & Co. wholesale druggists and manufacturing chemists of Leith. As a valuator for the company he went round Scotland valuing businesses which were for sale. In additon to his work life he also describes his holidays, pastimes (including walking, cycling, sailing and golf) and...
Dates: 1944-1946.

Typescripts of two memoirs by Helen Thom entitled "Towards Independence, 1963-1967" and "Return to the People`s Republic of Southern Yemen, 1968-1972".

Identifier: Acc.11705
Scope and Contents

Memoirs concern Christian Mission service in Aden and South Yemen.

Dates: circa 1970-1979.

Unpublished memoir of George Douglas Brown, probably by David S Meldrum.

Identifier: Acc.10420
Scope and Contents

With draft essay, undated, of Brown on Hamlet.

Dates: early 20th century.

Various papers of James Augustus Grant., 1860-[1872, or after.]

Identifier: MS.17922
Scope and Contents The papers include, James Augustus Grant's agreement with John Hanning Speke, 1860 (folio 2); Grant's expenses during the African expedition (folio 3); table of temperature and rainfall, 1860-1863 (folio 4); notes on Speke's latitudes, etc. (folio 10); journal, 12-22 April 1863 (folio 14); speech on the expedition delivered in Calcutta, 4 December 1865 (folio 32); zoological notes (folio 56); lecture on Kashmir (folio 87); note by Christopher P Rigby on the second volume of Sir Richard...
Dates: 1860-[1872, or after.]

Various papers of the family of Fletcher of Saltoun concerning religion and morals., 18th century.

Identifier: MS.17781
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) A draft of part of the text of MS.17780 (folio 1);

(ii) 'History of Cardinal Mazarin'; 'The Memoirs of the Count of Comminge translated from the French beginne Dec[r].25.1753'; and a catalogue of books, 1757 (folio 1 inverted).

Dates: 18th century.

Volume containing a wide range of important and revealing memoranda of Alexander Walker, chiefly concerned with Ceylon and with the East India Company's role in India., ?4th quarter of 18th century-?1st quarter of 19th century.

Identifier: MS.13796
Scope and Contents The volume seems to have been gathered together by Alexander Walker from his earlier writings and bound together circa 1826. If any single volume reflects Walker's eclectic mind it is this.It includes a fair copy of an account, written by Lieutenant Tomkins Knox of the Bombay Army, of his visit to Kandy with the mission of Robert Andrews, a Madras civil servant, in 1796 (page 9).There is also a memoir on the administration of Ceylon written by Hugh Cleghorn, circa...
Dates: ?4th quarter of 18th century-?1st quarter of 19th century.

War time service experiences in 202 Field Company Royal Engineers.

Identifier: Acc.13336
Scope and Contents War time service experiences in 202 Field Company Royal Engineers, 1939-1947. Memoirs, dictated February 2012, of Lieutenant Colonel Brian D. Mackenzie, describing his service with 202 Field Company, Royal Engineers, during the Second World War. Originally a Manchester Territorial Army Unit, 202 Field Company changed in June 1940 to 52nd (Lowland) Division. Mackenzie joined the company in 1943, whilst it was based in Scotland training for mountain warfare, a role which it was never to...
Dates: 1939-1968.