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Scope Note: Unpublished sets of pages, bound or loose-leaf, either intended to have, or assembled after having, material affixed to them or writing or other images made on them.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

Papers of the Cottam and Ironside families.

Identifier: Acc.6779
Scope and Contents


album, 1825, of Eliza Letitia Cottam

album, after 1812, of John Tatham Cottam

correspondence, 1814, 1832-1833, 1838, 1846, of Ralph Anthony Ironside, of Fennochside, including four letters of the 10th Duke of Hamilton.

Dates: circa 1812-1846.

Papers of the Earls of Minto and other members of the family., 1791-1888, undated.

Identifier: MSS.12823-12843
Scope and Contents From the Series:

As well as material of inherent literary or intellectual interest, the papers in this section, deriving from various members of the family, provide a record of entertainment and leisure in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Dates: 1791-1888, undated.

Papers of W Oliver Brown.

Identifier: Acc.9178
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Mostly concerning the Scottish Nationalist movement.

Includes an essay, press cuttings, and correspondence from amongst others, C M Grieve and Sir Compton Mackenzie.

Dates: 1930-1976.

Pen and ink drawings of views in Edinburgh and vicinity.

Identifier: Acc.9401
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Possibly made for engraving.

Dates: 1826.

Photocopies of preliminaries and introduction by Sidney Roscoe to his and R A Brimmell`s bibliography of James Lumsden and Son, corrected by the author.

Identifier: Acc.9239
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With photocopies of Lumsden title pages mounted in a loose leaf binder.

Dates: circa 1980.

Photographs, maps and watercolours, compiled by Nikolai Vasilievich Poggenpol.

Identifier: Acc.8563
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Concerning mountaineering expedition to Digoria, Balkaria, and Bezingi, in the Caucasus.

Dates: 1904.

Photographs of Charles Murray., Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Identifier: MSS.27277-27283
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Born in Aberdeenshire, Charles Murray went to South Africa in 1888, where he rose to be Deputy-Inspector of Mines for the Transvaal (1901) and Secretary for Public Works in the Union of South Africa (1910). He never lost touch with Scotland, and many of his poems are in the dialect of the north east.

Dates: Late 19th century-early 20th century.

Portraits drawn by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe in pencil, ink and watercolours.

Identifier: MSS.19407-19408
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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].

"Prayers and Religious Meditations", 1733-1736.

Identifier: Acc.6062
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With engineering notes and sketches, circa 1824, loosely inserted.

Dates: 1733-1736, circa 1824.

Presentation photo albums and papers of Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, mostly relating to his role as Chief Scout.

Identifier: Acc.10323/1-53
Scope and Contents Presentation albums, some in special bindings, notebooks, papers, formal addresses and other documents, and a few letters, 1944-1968, of Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan. Almost all the material is concerned with Rowallan's period as Chief Scout of the British Commonwealth and Empire (1945-1959), and many of the items were presented to him during Commonwealth tours. Included with the collection is one certificate, 1968, presented to Gwen Mervyn, Lady Rowallan...
Dates: 1944-1968, undated.

Press cutting album containing letters, 1927-1930, undated, to W B Moonie tipped in, and press cuttings concerning Moonie pasted in., 1907, 1919-1950, undated.

Identifier: MS.22013
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Apart from a fragment of a printed programme, 1907, pasted inside the front cover the items appear to date from 1919 to 1950, but many of the press cuttings are undated and the sources unidentified (though presumably from Edinburgh newspapers). Almost half of the volume is unused.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1907, 1919-1950, undated.

Press cuttings and typescripts, with manuscript corrections, of articles of Seton Gordon.

Identifier: Acc.7018
Scope and Contents

Mostly on Scottish birds.

Dates: 1908-1912 and undated.

Press cuttings collected by John Purves., 1899-1960, undated.

Identifier: MSS.15888-15900
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: John Purves began his teaching career as a lecturer in English under Professor Emile Legouis at Lyons University in 1902, having graduated M.A. at Edinburgh University in 1900, He was a Carnegie Research Scholar in modern languages in Rome and Siena from 1903 to 1904, then lectured in English under Professor Herbert Grierson at Aberdeen University from 1904 to 1906. He became Professor of English at Transvaal Technical Institute, Johannesburg and at Transvaal University College, Pretoria...
Dates: 1899-1960, undated.

Press cuttings concerning Richard B Haldane (later Viscount Haldane)., 1885-1912, 1924, undated.

Identifier: MSS.20035-20036
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

There are letters and papers of Mary Haldane’s sisters Jane and Elizabeth, and her brother Sir John Burdon-Sanderson, Baronet, and his wife, Ghetal, née Herschell. There are also a few letters and papers of Mrs Haldane's daughter Elizabeth S Haldane, and collections of press-cuttings relating to her son Richard, Viscount Haldane.

Dates: 1885-1912, 1924, undated.

"Records of the Literary Society of Glasgow, 1764-79. Transcribed from the Society's Minutes, 1830", by William James Duncan.

Identifier: MS.3114
Scope and Contents Album containing.(i) Laws of the Society. (Folio 1.)(ii) List of meetings for each session, with the name of the speaker and the title of his 'discourse', November 1764–January 1771 (folio 3 verso). Occasionally the elections of new members or the names of absentees are recorded. 'There is a gap in the Records for the next 5 years, and the only information we have of their Transactions during the years 1771 and 1773 is from a loose jotting, of which the following is a...
Dates: 1764-1779.

Records of the Scottish Youth Hostels Association

Identifier: Acc.13372
Scope and Contents Annual Reports, minutes, correspondence, reports, property records and photographs, 1931-2012, undated, of and relating to the Scottish Youth Hostels Association.Following preliminary meetings in 1930s, the Scottish Youth Hostels Association was formed in Edinburgh in1931at a public meeting chaired by Lord Salvesen ‘To help all, but especially young people of limited means living and working in industrial and other areas, to know use and appreciate the Scottish countryside and...
Dates: 1931-2000

Saltire Society presscutting albums and loose presscuttings., 1937-1980s.

Identifier: Acc.9393/914-935
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Records of the Saltire Society including minutes, reports and correspondence. The Society's aims are the strengthening and preservation of Scottish culture and tradition, and its archives reflect its numerous activities in these fields.

Dates: 1937-1980s.

Scottish album containing 36 illustrations of artists on Robert Burns and his works., 1914.

Identifier: MS.23639
Scope and Contents 1. David Murray, “Dunure Castle, Ayrshire”2. R. B. Nisbet, “In Burns Country”3. Andrew F. Affleck “Ellisland near Dumfries”4. A. B. Docharty, “Auld Brig o’ Doon with Monument”5. J. Whitelaw Hamilton, “Where Highland Mary lies, Greenock”6. James G. Laing, “Alloway Kirk by Moonlight”7. A. K. Brown, “The Brow Well, Solway”8. James Paterson, “On the Nith at Ellisland”9. Thomas H. McKay, “Willie’s...
Dates: 1914.