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Pamphlets.

 Subject
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:

Papers and correspondence of John Dunlop.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.12087
Scope and Contents

Concern Dunlop`s membership of the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War.

Dates: 1937-1999.

Papers and correspondence of Ronald W Clark.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.9589
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, drafts, photographs, pamphlets and press cuttings.

Dates: 1948-1987.

Papers and notes of John Pinkerton relating to Scottish history and other subjects., 1342-1796, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.1710
Scope and Contents Materials and notes relating to Scottish prehistory, history, and genealogy (folios 1, 208), portraits (folio 143), and coins and medals (folio 185). They include some historical documents (originals and contemporary or later copies)—deeds relating to the College Kirk of Dunbar, 1342, and the Swintons of that Ilk, 1401; a sheet, apparently torn from a letter-book, being contemporary copies of letters of James VI, [1594-?1595/1596]; a copy of a letter of Charles I, appointing Sir Lewis...
Dates: 1342-1796, undated.

Papers, chiefly Gaelic, of Duncan Campbell, Inverness (1826-1916).

 File
Identifier: MS.14883
Scope and Contents This loose collection of papers belonged to Duncan Campbell, who was born at the farm of Kerrumore, Glenlyon, of which his family had been tenants for three generations. He was editor of the ‘Northern Chronicle’, co-editor of the ‘Highland Monthly’, and author of a number of works relating to Highland history, notably the ‘Book of Garth and Fortingall’. (See ‘Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness’, volume 28, page vi).The papers here described are in many different...
Dates: 17th century-1st quarter of 20th century.

Papers concerning the 2nd Earl of Minto., 1838-1853, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.12064B
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Draft lists and notes, 1840, undated, on officers of the rank of Lieutenant and above recommended for promotion or noted for other honours (folio 1); (ii) Lists and other papers, 1838-1841, undated, and a letter, 1841, concerning Mates, chiefly those noted for promotion (folio 13); (iii) Returns, 1839, 1841, of Captains, Commanders, Lieutenants and Mates who passed courses at H M S Excellent (folio 71); (iv) Draft letter, memoranda and other notes, 1845-1846,...
Dates: 1838-1853, undated.

Papers concerning the authorship of the Waverley novels, compiled by Gilbert James French.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.8906
Scope and Contents

Includes pamphlets, newspaper articles and letters.

With letters of J G Lockhart and others concerning the controversy and the writings of French, W J Fizpatrick and others, on the subject.

Dates: circa 1840-1857.

Papers concerning the case of David Landale, a merchant in Kirkcaldy, indicted following a fatal duel for the murder of George Morgan, an agent of the Bank of Scotland in the town., 1826

 File
Identifier: Adv.MS.9.1.2
Scope and Contents

David Landale, the injured party in the quarrel, was acquitted of the charge. Henry Cockburn considered the case important (note, folio 1) because of the width of discretion given by Lord Gillies to the jury, and describes Gillies`s charge as "very sensible but very illegal."

A printed report of the trial (folio 230) and a pamphlet on its implications by George Buchan of Kelloe (folio 239) are bound up with the case papers.

Dates: 1826

Papers concerning the controversy over the publication of "Conversations of Lord Byron" by Thomas Medwin., 1822-1960.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42469-42476
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, proofs of pamphlets written by John Cam Hobhouse and John Murray in response to Medwin`s publication, and miscellaneous papers concerning Medwin.

Dates: 1822-1960.

Papers concerning the Jacobite rebellion, collected by John Blair, ‘Vol. I’., 1715-1716, 1745-1747.

 File
Identifier: MS.487
Scope and Contents Includes papers, manuscript and printed, relating to the election of the Magistrates and Council of the City of Edinburgh by a poll vote, 1746 (folios 1-11, 29); excerpts from printed sources relating to the trial of Archibald Stewart, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1747 (folios 14-24, 29); ‘Particulars of 1715 and 1716 from Rae, Patten, and Tindal’ (folio 27); similar ‘Particulars’ relating to 1745 and 1746, from printed sources (folio 28 verso); printed pamphlets and broadsides relating to the...
Dates: 1715-1716, 1745-1747.

Papers concerning the "Murray Handbooks for Travellers" series., 1834-1924.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42613-42615
Scope and Contents Murray's 'Hanbooks for Travellers' series was begun in 1836 by John Murray III, after his own experiences of travelling on the continent.This was a time when improved transport links and increased leisure time were making foreign travel increasingly easy and popular. The innovative 'Handbooks' responded to a need for detailed practical guides for new middle-class travellers.The early Handbooks covered Europe and Britain, and by the end of the 19th century included...
Dates: 1834-1924.

Papers of Dr Esther Breitenbach.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.13806/1-118
Scope and Contents The collection reflects Dr Esther Breitenbach's feminist activism from the 1970s onwards. This includes papers reflecting her contributions to the Women’s Legal and Financial Independence Campaign, the Radical Scotland Women’s Group, and the European Forum of Socialist Feminists, as well as papers relating to the activities of the Women's Co-ordination Group, which advanced the demand for 50:50 gender representation. The collection includes assorted annotated pamphlets, conference papers,...
Dates: 1966-2014.