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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Complete, nonperiodical printed works generally of fewer than 80 pages, often with a paper cover, sometimes short treatises on arguments or topics of current interest. For smaller printed works, of one sheet folded and not stitched or bound, use ""leaflets"" .

Found in 285 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript of ‘Frost and Fire’ by John Francis Campbell, chapters 43-58., 1862-1865.

Identifier: Adv.MS.50.6.1

Manuscript of ‘The Trans-Caucasian campaign of the Turkish army under Omar Pasha: a personal narrative’ by Laurence Oliphant., [1855, or after.]

Identifier: MS.4855
Scope and Contents

Pages of "Blackwood's Magazine", November 1855, containing Laurence Oliphant's article, 'The eastern shores of the Black Sea', and press-cuttings from Oliphant's articles in 'The Times' have been incorporated into the manuscript, with emendations and additions.

Also included (folio 223) are corrected pages of Oliphant's pamphlet, ‘The coming campaign', with page proofs of an introduction, printed as an appendix to the second edition of ‘The Trans-Caucasian campaign’.

Dates: [1855, or after.]

Manuscripts, correspondence, and papers of Robert Blair Wilkie and his family.

Identifier: Acc.12765/1-42
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, publications and papers of Robert Blair Wilkie (1913–1998) and his family. Robert Blair Wilkie was the curator of the Old Glasgow Museum 1965-1998 (formerly known as the People’s Palace Museum). Active member of the Scottish Nationalist movement (joined Scottish Nationalist Association under John MacCormick in 1937), in 1945 he was the SNP candidate in West Renfrewshire, and in the following year he was appointed editor of the Scots Independent...
Dates: 1870-2001.

'Memoir of Andrew Lumisden.', 1746-[circa 1836], undated.

Identifier: MS.14264
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Letter, [circa 1836], of Sir Thomas A L Strange to his son, Lumisden, giving biographical details of his uncle, Andrew Lumisden. (Folio 1.)(ii) Genealogical material, 1836, undated, relating to the Strange family. (Folios 32.)(iii) Pedigree, 1798, of Andrew Lumisden in his own hand, following a letter, 1814, of J Lumisden, Bengal. (Folio 36.)(iv) Printed pamphlet, ‘Votes of the House of Commons 1746’ (London,...
Dates: 1746-[circa 1836], undated.

Microfilm of a volume, 1859, concerning the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the poet’s birth gathered by the Boston Burns Club; and, letters and poems, 1785-1867, of and concerning, Robert Burns gathered by Adam Sim of Coulter.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.1004
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: A volume, 1859, concerning the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the poet’s birth gathered by the Boston Burns Club (Acc.10847);

Letters and poems of, 1785-1867, and relating to, Robert Burns gathered by Adam Sim of Coulter; including letters of Allan Cunningham and of Robert Tannahil (MS.23150).

Dates: 1785-1867.

'Miscellaneous letters and documents', including many letters of the nobility, and official documents of the Restoration period., 1600, 1627-1832, 1881, undated.

Identifier: MS.2956
Scope and Contents The contents include: a song, 'Come all brave boys of the cappen trade', scribbled on the back of a draft deed of the seventeenth century (folio 52 verso); a manuscript copy of a pamphlet, ‘An Account of the Engagement on the Sheriff-Moor’, printed by Robert Freebairn (Perth, 1715), reproduced by Robert Patten in his ‘History of the late Rebellion’ (London, 1717), page 203, but not otherwise known (folio 25); a letter, 1746, of Lord Kames regarding David Hume's difficulties with the...
Dates: 1600, 1627-1832, 1881, undated.

Miscellaneous pamphlets and other printed items belonging to Stephen Hislop or preserved with his papers., 1834-1884, undated.

Identifier: MS.8976
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: (i) Edinburgh University, Humanity Class prize-list, 1834; (ii) John Wilson, ‘Memorial respecting a Mission from the Free Church of Scotland to Nagpur in Central India’ (Edinburgh, ?1844); (iii) ‘Oriental Christian Spectator’, 2nd series, volume 7 (1846), pages 339-372; (iv) ‘Oriental Christian Spectator’, 2nd series, volume 8 (1847), pages 1-16; (v) Stephen Hislop, ‘Nagpur, and the connection of the British Government with idolatry there’ (?Madras, ?1850). (vi)...
Dates: 1834-1884, undated.

Miscellaneous pamphlets of the Faculty of Advocates Library concerning photocopying, storage, bookbinding, library stamps, and other papers.

Identifier: F.R.338b
Scope and Contents Over 25 pamphlets and a few loose papers/items of various library interest, including: The Photostat, safe filing of plans, pamphlet cases for preservation, Libraco portable shelving, rubber and metal stamps, the Sytam system, Libraco book shelving, Illustrated Catalogue of the Library Bureau Ltd (first and second section), Proceedings and Papers at the 27th annual Meeting of the Library Association, Free Libraries / Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Iamvern Public Library / A...
Dates: 1904-1912.

Miscellaneous papers concerning railway companies other than Aberdeen, and Arbroath and Forfar., 1839-1865.

Identifier: MS.15485
Scope and Contents The railway companies include: the Llanelly Railway and Dock Co., 1839-1856 (folio 1); the Scottish North Eastern Railway Company, 1861-1865 (folio 17); the Dundee and Arbroath Railway Company, 1836-1845 (folio 21); Forfar and Dundee Railways, 1843 (folio 32); The Great Northern Railway, 1854-1864 (folio 34); the Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee Railway Company, 1852 (folio 38); the Montrose and Brechin Railway, 1837 (folio 40); the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway Company, 1843 (folio 44); the...
Dates: 1839-1865.

Miscellaneous papers concerning the ‘Murray’s Handbooks for Travellers’ series., 1899-1924, undated.

Identifier: MS.42615
Scope and Contents The papers in this folder have been divided into four sections: letters, manuscripts, proofs and notes relating to producing the ‘Handbook for Travellers’ series; advertisements for the series; papers relating to the history of the series; and other related material.Letters, manuscripts, proofs and notes:Partial letter, undated, of John Murray III relating to ‘Handbook for Travellers to Syria and Palestine’: folios 1-2;Circular letter, 1889, of John Murray...
Dates: 1899-1924, undated.

Miscellaneous papers containing various pamphlets, newsletters and correspondence relating to new organisations., 1982-2003.

Identifier: Acc.13505/66
Scope and Contents

The papers contain material relating to organisations such as the Scottish Review, Museum of Scotland and the Munro Society.

Dates: 1982-2003.

Miscellaneous papers, including some of William Fowler, secretary to Queen Anne, consort to James IV., Circa 1581-[1628, or after], undated.

Identifier: MS.2066
Scope and Contents Some of the papers are described by Sir William Drummond as being William Fowler's (folios 34 verso, 69 verso, 77 verso).The contents are as follows.'Ane Informatioun for remembrance betuix my Lord Drummond and the Laird of Carnok' (Sir Robert Drummond), regarding the lordship of Drummond (folio 7);'Papers of Sir Jhon Drummond off Hawthornden', copies of deeds (folio 7); Royal instructions to Sir John Drummond and other Commissioners, with the...
Dates: Circa 1581-[1628, or after], undated.