Found in 3331 Collections and/or Records:
Includes notes Carlyle's movements, visits, and research interests, and records of meetings with literary figures such as Allan Cunningham and Sir Walter Scott.
Includes notes on Goethe, research in the Advocates' Library, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Also includes some newspaper cuttings of articles written by Carlyle with coments on the articles.
Includes some newspaper cuttings of articles by Carlyle with further notes added by Carlyle.
Literary and personal notes and the typescript of "Yet it shall be Tempest Tost", an account of an experiment with mescalin during the 1960s.
With a copy of the novel inscribed by Cronin and a letter, 1950, of Cronin.
The notebooks here were used by Watt to record Speedway meets, results and interviews with Speedway riders. The Edinburgh Monarchs feature heavily in many of the volumes. Although they are mostly undated, the notebooks are likely to date from the 1950s.
While the notes mainly focus on Speedway, there are notes in some of the volumes relating to other sports, including football and boxing.
41 letters and documents, 1656-1667, mostly of General George Monck to Sir Thomas Morgan, Commander of the army in Scotland and Governor of Edinburgh.
Concern miltary arrangements.
With notebook, 1660, of Morgan as governor and later personal accounts, 1680s to 1690s.
A series of notebooks containing biographical information on British poets used, or intended to be used, in the publication of a dictionary of British poets., Mid 19th century.
The notebooks serve more as an assortment of information - notes, press cuttings and documentary evidence, such as copies of wills - to be used in the preparation of the specific entries of the dictionary, than as a considered manuscript. In many cases only the heading of the name of the poet has been entered.
None of the volumes has an index.
Abstract in a small notebook of the ‘State of expence [sic] and funds for the Perthsire election, April and May 1834’., 1834.
The general elections of 1812, 1831 and 1832, and the by-election of 1834, are particularly well documented in this series.
The papers are chiefly of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
For a genealogical tree of the Erskine family, see MS.5115.
Accounts, chiefly personal and household, but including some military accounts, of James and Janet St Clair., 1764-1766, undated.
Includes James St Clair's notebook of household receipts, 1759 (folios 140-152), and household accounts of Janet St Clair, 1754 (folios 153-176).
Accounts of Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton, chiefly drafts, rough notes, and calculations., 1718-1765, undated.
Also included are some unbound notebooks similar to the account books and memoranda books.
Additional papers of the Reverend Dr John MacInnes, containing mostly historical notebooks., 1841-1891, 1951-1972, undated.
Papers mostly containing historical research notes, lectures, articles and or broadcasts, some in Gaelic, of the Reverend Dr John MacInnes, minister of Halkirk (1934-1955) and of Hopeman (1955-1966) and historian of Highland evangelicalism. The collection consists mostly of notebooks, many very miscellaneous in content: only in principal content of each notebook or file is noted.
This series comprises notebooks recording David Hope's legal opinions at different stages of his legal career and a fee notebook recording financial matters.
The name of James Alexander Lumsden appears at the front.