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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. (AAT) This heading was used in the NLS typescript manuscripts catalogue for all types of photographs, and for documents relating to photography. (NLS).

Found in 2641 Collections and/or Records:

11 photographs of and relating to Robert Louis Stevenson and Swanston.

Identifier: Acc.13774
Scope and Contents

Includes 3 copies of earlier images of Stevenson and his parents.

Dates: Circa 1900-1910.

12 photographs of equestrian models, including 2 of 'La Poliche Libre'., Undated.

Identifier: Acc.8542/27
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of:1 La Pouliche Libre (Circus Horse) (See Acc.7445/33/694). 2 The Black Prince, model (back view) (See Acc.7445/30/646). 3 The Black Prince, model (See Acc.7445/30/646). 4 The Black Prince (See Acc.7445/30/646). 5 Model for Le Tourneyer c 1520 (See Acc.7445/31/669). 6 Le Tourneyer c 1520(front view) (See Acc.7445/31/669). 7 Le Tourneyer c 1520(side view) (See Acc.7445/31/669). 8 Der Tournier c 1450 (See Acc.7445/32/684). 9 Der Tournier c 1450 (See...
Dates: Undated.

12 photographs of the Thistle Chapel.

Identifier: Acc.4855
Scope and Contents

With photocopies of notes of James Grieve.

Dates: 1911.

22 letters, 1843-1847, to John Stevenson.

Identifier: Acc.6271
Scope and Contents

Concerning the transactions of the committee for the erection of a memorial to James Wilson, leader of the Radical Rising of 1820, in which Stevenson took part.

With a biographical note on Stevenson by George Maddocks, and a colour photograph of his portrait.

Dates: 1843-1847 and undated.

41 photographs of Peter S. Kirkwood, teacher at Livingstonia, Malawi.

Identifier: Acc.13580
Scope and Contents 41 photographs of Peter Scott Kirkwood, teacher at Livingstonia, Malawi.Peter Scott Kirkwood was appointed as a teacher to Overtoun Institution in 1906. He married Janet Gilmour in 1910, and the couple`s first child, Janet Hinshaw Kirkwood, was born in April 1913. Kirkwood returned to Scotland in 1915 on furlough, and spent part of the First World War on service with the Y.M.C.A. After the birth of his son in January 1918, and leaving his wife behind in Scotland,...
Dates: 1906-1930

43 letters of William Soutar to the Reverend David Stevens.

Identifier: Acc.7123
Scope and Contents

On personal and literary matters.

With associated photographs, typescripts, and printed items.

Dates: 1934-1943.

A collection of mounted, but unframed, large photographs., 1917-1948, undated.

Identifier: Acc.12235/494
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: The business records, 1768-2002, of George Waterston and Sons, Ltd, Edinburgh, specialist printers, manufacturing and retail stationers, and sealing wax manufacturers. The papers also include material relating more particularly to the Waterston family.In addition to business records, the collection includes papers relating to the Waterston family or to the history of the business collected by various family directors, series of family and business photographs, sample specimens of...
Dates: 1917-1948, undated.

A file of photographs., Circa 1923-1978.

Identifier: Acc.11884/321
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These papers provide a very full and extensive record of the political and public career of Lady Tweedsmuir, particularly of Scottish politics from 1945 to 1974, and of foreign policy in the early 1970s in her areas of responsibility as Minister of State, for example, the 'Cod War' dispute with Iceland. Business papers include some relating to her directorship of the transatlantic Cunard Line, and the construction and launching of RMS ‘Queen Elizabeth 2’. Some papers of Lord Tweedsmuir,...
Dates: Circa 1923-1978.

“A fortnight's cruise in the Ailsa from June 29 to July 13 1892”.

Identifier: MS.9231
Scope and Contents

An account of a voyage in an RNYC yacht round the Western Islands, by an unidentified author, illustrated with photographs, water-colour drawings, and pen sketches of the party, crew and scenery.

The party includes Jessie, Rae, Fred and cousin A. Rintoul and others.

The crew were Captain Peter MacNichol, Jack MacMillan, John MacAllister, Ronald MacDonald, Malcolm Wilkie and Dugald MacGillivray.

Dates: 1892.

A series of photographs in portfolios of George Waterston and Sons., 1977-1979.

Identifier: Acc.12235/281
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of:

A visit by Lord Provost, 14 December 1977. 'All out' fire drills, 1977 and 1978. Fire fighting, 6 June 1978. Pensioners' nights out at the George Hotel, December 1977 and 1979.

Dates: 1977-1979.

A3 print of Patrick Leigh Fermor in Venice, 1939; and one of the TV reunion of those involved in the abduction of General Kreipe, 1972., 1939, 1972.

Identifier: Acc.13338/672
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The archive consists of extensive correspondence from fans, friends and associates, including the poet Sir John Betjeman, painter Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika, and Leigh Fermor's principal publisher John 'Jock' Murray. There are also literary manuscripts and typescripts, often with numerous annotations and revisions, diaries, notebooks, photographs, articles and research papers concerning most aspects of his and Joan's life, work and interests, including wide-ranging material on the war, in...
Dates: 1939, 1972.