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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Unpublished sets of pages, bound or loose-leaf, either intended to have, or assembled after having, material affixed to them or writing or other images made on them.

Found in 276 Collections and/or Records:

64 letters, 1899-1949 and undated, to John Purves, mostly on literary matters, from among others J M Barrie, John Davidson, Luigi Pirandello and Walter de la Mare.

Identifier: Acc.7175
Scope and Contents

With literary and historical manuscripts, 1388, 1798-1911 and undated, collected by Purves, including single letters of D G Rossetti, John Ruskin, Sir Walter Scott, and William Wordsworth.

Also two albums, 1936-1952, of Purves, containing inscriptions in poetry and prose by various contributors.

Dates: 1388, 1798-1952.

89 funeral letters to the family of Scott of Raeburn.

Identifier: Acc.7516
Scope and Contents

Including three letters of Sir Walter Scott.

Dates: 1771-1840.

Album compiled by Florence Bankes of watercolours and photographs of Italy, Scotland and Cornwall.

Identifier: Acc.13733
Scope and Contents This album consists largely watercolours of places visited in Scotland, Italy, Switzerland, Devon and Cornwall between 1910 and 1924. Many are signed Florrie Bankes, or F.B. Places depicted include Loch Laggan, Loch Achray, Loch Katrine, Ackergill Tower, Balmacarra, the castle of Eilean Donan and Loch Duich, Taynuilt, Loch Etive, Ben Cruachan, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, the road to Mallaig, Gruinard, Tarbert, Loch Fyne, Lochaillort, Loch Feochan.The album also includes a number of...
Dates: 1910-1924, 1955.

Album compiled by George Daniel.

Identifier: Acc.11649
Scope and Contents

Contains poetic note by Robert Burns, undated, with reply by Robert Riddell and engravings by Thomas Stothard and others.

Dates: 1850.

‘Album', compiled by James Hopkirk, Dalbeth., 1826.

Identifier: MS.3062
Scope and Contents

A collection of curious facts, comic anecdotes, verse, etc., chiefly of Scottish interest, including 'Manners of the inhabitants of Glasgow in former times' (folio 31) and a list of proverbs (folio 35).

Dates: 1826.

Album, compiled by Valda Grieve, of greetings cards and telegrams received by Christopher Murray Grieve on his 70th and 75th birthdays., 1962, 1967.

Identifier: MS.27156
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist chiefly of Christopher Murray Grieve’s literary papers, but there is also material relating to his family and affairs.

Dates: 1962, 1967.

Album concerning Thomas Carlyle.

Identifier: Acc.10484
Scope and Contents

Includes press cuttings, photographs and a portrait of Carlyle.

Dates: late 19th century.

Album, containing autograph letters of celebrities, chiefly literary, dating chiefly from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, with some portraits.

Identifier: MS.948
Scope and Contents

Several of the letters are addressed to the two Thomas Cadells, publishers.

Dates: Late 18th century-early 19th century.

Album containing chiefly full-length figures, posed for formal portraits, in contemporary historical or oriental dress, drawn by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe in pencil, ink and watercolours., [Circa 1813.]

Identifier: MS.19407
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The portraits have been cut out of larger sheets or sketchbooks and mounted in albums. Most of the sitters are unidentified. In accordance with Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe's practice (see ‘Letters from and to Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe’, volume i, pages 21, 40) the heads are completed in watercolours but the rest of the figure and any background are usually only sketched in pencil.

Dates: [Circa 1813.]

Album, containing copies of orders, apparently compiled in the eighteenth century, after the campaigns in question., 18th century.

Identifier: MS.2879
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Campaign of 1704. Order of march, probably for the troops commanded by Lieutenant-General Charles Churchill, from Bedburg to the Danube and Blenheim, and back to Weissemburg, 20 March-12 September. (Page 1.)(ii) Campaign of 1705. Order of march from the Maas to Herzogenrath, 15-16 May, and from the Moselle through the Eifel to the union with Overkirk's army near Haneff, 19 June-12 July; for movements connected with the attack on the...
Dates: 18th century.

Album containing copies of religious tracts, at least one of which is of John Livingstone, Minister of Ancrum, in the same hand as the 'Life' of Livingstone in Adv. MS.34.5.19.

Identifier: MS.3858
Scope and Contents The date 1673 (folio 53 verso) indicates that the manuscript was written after John Livingstone's death.The contents are as follows.(i) Livingstone's 'Memorable Characteristics' (folio 1); this is not one of the copies used for W K Tweedie's edition in ‘Select Biographies’ (Wodrow Society, 1845), volume i;(ii) 'The notes of some sermons knit together anent personall covenanting &c.' (folio 30);(iii) Questions on the duties of Christians,...
Dates: 1673.

Album containing correspondence, chiefly relating to Mary, Queen of Scots, with transcripts (not wholly accurate), portraits, and views.

Identifier: MS.3657
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Letter of Lethington to Mary, Queen of Scots, describing an interview with Elizabeth, 1562 (folio 1);(ii) Letter of Lethington to Dudley, on Mary's attitude to negotiations, apparently for her marriage with Dudley, Stirling, 1563 (folio 5);(iii) Letter of Throckmorton to Lethington, on the prospects of the marriage, London, 1565 (folio 8);(iv) Letter of Randolph to Leicester, on the same subject, Edinburgh, 1565...
Dates: 1562-1586, undated.

Album containing eight letters, 1833-1837, from Hugh Miller to Sir Thomas Dick-Lauder; and a transcript of a letter from Miller to Miss Dunbar of Boath, and of one from Miss Dunbar to Dick-Lauder, both of 1829.

Identifier: MS.9654
Scope and Contents

The album contains (folios 13-18) a printed octavo prospectus for ‘The traditional history of Cromarty (Inverness, 1834).

Dates: 1829, 1833-1837.