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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books of blank pages, usually ruled, used for taking notes, especially by pupils and students for taking class notes or writing or drawing exercises. .

Found in 3439 Collections and/or Records:

2nd Notebook of Thomas Carlyle., 1831-1832.

Identifier: Acc.14412/3
Scope and Contents

Includes notes Carlyle's movements, visits, and research interests, and records of meetings with literary figures such as Allan Cunningham and Sir Walter Scott.

Dates: 1831-1832.

3rd Notebook of Thomas Carlyle., 1832-1866.

Identifier: Acc.14412/4
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1832-1866.

4th Notebook of Thomas Carlyle., 1866-1873.

Identifier: Acc.14412/5
Scope and Contents

Includes some newspaper cuttings of articles by Carlyle with further notes added by Carlyle.

Dates: 1866-1873.

20 notebooks of Naomi Mitchison.

Identifier: Acc.10461
Scope and Contents

Literary and personal notes and the typescript of "Yet it shall be Tempest Tost", an account of an experiment with mescalin during the 1960s.

Dates: 1977-1990 and undated.

22 notebooks, 1942, containing the corrected manuscript of A J Cronin, "The Keys of the Kingdom".

Identifier: Acc.9873
Scope and Contents

With a copy of the novel inscribed by Cronin and a letter, 1950, of Cronin.

Dates: 1942-1950.

34 Notebooks of John 'Jock' M Watt relating to Speedway., 1952-1953, undated.

Identifier: Acc.14486/2-35
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1952-1953, undated.

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.

Identifier: Acc.10583
Scope and Contents

Concern miltary arrangements.

With notebook, 1660, of Morgan as governor and later personal accounts, 1680s to 1690s.

Dates: 1656-circa 1699.

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.

Identifier: MSS.42592-42595
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Mid 19th century.

'Analytical processes', a chemist's notebook of work on papermaking., 20th century.

Identifier: MS.20749
Scope and Contents

The name of James Alexander Lumsden appears at the front.

Dates: 20th century.