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Scope Note: Unpublished sets of pages, bound or loose-leaf, either intended to have, or assembled after having, material affixed to them or writing or other images made on them.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

Sermons, 1701-1752, of Ebenezer Erskine.

Identifier: Acc.5886
Scope and Contents

Most of the sermons are in shorthand.

With sermons, 1765-1770, probably of Ebenezer Erskine`s nephew, James.

Dates: 1701-1770.

Six albums of pen and watercolour sketches by H G M Kirby depicting a history of his sporting life and his friends.

Identifier: Acc.12786
Scope and Contents

Scottish scenes set at Forsinard, Sutherland, the English at Bradwell Grove, Oxon, and London and Cambridge; with scenes also in France and Egypt.

Dates: circa 1890-1919.

Sketchbook of a Scottish tour.

Identifier: MS.29496
Scope and Contents

Album of sketches in water-colour and pen and ink made during a tour in Scotland, 5 July-11 September 1839.

Dates: 1839

Sketchbooks of Frank H. Young, Civil Engineer, Edinburgh.

Identifier: Acc.13270
Scope and Contents

Four of the five sketchbooks contain humorous pen and ink drawings of domestic, street, railway and sporting scenes. There are several drawings of scenes on a visit to Ballater and Braemar of July 1890. One sketchbook is devoted entirely to scenes outside and inside the Music Hall, Edinburgh.

Dates: 1889-1895, undated

Testimonials and other notices, 1837, concerning the election of David Laing as Librarian of the Signet Library.

Identifier: Acc.8543
Scope and Contents

With two annontated copies (one a proof), 1890, of "History of the Society of Writers to... [the] Signet".

Dates: 1837-1890.

The Dorothy Dunnett souvenir album, by the members of the Marzipan mailing list, volume one, Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America, part one., Undated.

Identifier: Acc.12135/930
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Includes research notes, typescripts and proofs of novels, correspondence, and papers concerning her involvement in cultural and business organisations.This archive includes papers relating to the following published works:'Games of kings' (1961)"Queens' play" (1964)'The disorderly knights' (1966)'Dolly and the singing bird' (1968)'Pawn in frankincense' (1969)'Dolly and the cookie bird' (1970)'The...
Dates: Undated.

The Melrosian Annual, 1888

Identifier: Acc.13258
Scope and Contents Manuscript volume consisting of essays, short stories, anecdotes and verse contributed by past and present members of staff of the firm of Andrew Melrose, Edinburgh, Tea Dealers and Grocers. Many of the contributions are reminiscences of the shop and its customers including Professor John Stuart Blackie, f.198, Edinburgh and society. The volume is illustrated with a few pen and ink drawings.Inscribed W.R.M. on inside front cover. With note at the front affirming that this volume...
Dates: 1888, 1917

Three examples of miniature handwriting by James McKay, with related correspondence.

Identifier: Acc.12866
Scope and Contents

Includes an album of sketches and postcards from the First World War.

Dates: circa 1914-1946.

Tour photo albums and related material presented to Thomas Godfrey Polson Corbett, 2nd Baron Rowallan, in his role as Chief Scout of the British Commonwealth and Empire., 1945-1957, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10323/1-29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1945-1957, undated.

Two albums and visitors` books of Peter Higgins, proprietor and licensee of the Football Arms, Hill Place, Edinburgh and subsequently of the Promenade Inn, Portobello.

Identifier: Acc.12853
Scope and Contents

The albums reflect his establishments` long association with the variety theatre and its artists, especially the Empire Palace Theatre, Edinburgh.

Dates: circa 1892-1939.

Two albums entitled Bird Life compiled by John P. Ritchie., 1923-1974.

Identifier: Acc.13663/1-2
Scope and Contents

1. Album consisting largely of press-cuttings and printed notices of lectures by John P. Ritchie on ornithology, his film of the evacuation of Saint Kilda, 1930, and related letters, 1923-1974

2. Album of photographs of scenes on Saint Kilda and its bird life especially eagles in August 1930, of John P. Ritchie at a lecture, his family and social life, 1923-1966, undated.

Dates: 1923-1974.

Two albums, titled 'Autographs and Portraits', and labelled 1 and 3, of a collection apparently formed by Thomas Thompson, Liverpool, to whom several of the letters are addressed, from about 1820 to about 1840.

Identifier: MSS.967-968
Scope and Contents

The autographs are of botanists, evangelical divines, and others, many being addressed to the Reverend Thomas Raffles, Liverpool, and to John Shepherd, Botanical Garden, Liverpool.

Dates: 1820-1840.

Two letters and a postcard of William Soutar to the Reverend Donald G Cubie.

Identifier: Acc.8698
Scope and Contents

With stamp album belonging to Soutar.

Dates: 1942-1943.

Women`s Social and Political Union postcard album.

Identifier: Acc.4546
Scope and Contents

Including cards, photographs, newspaper cuttings and printed and manuscript papers.

Dates: circa 1900-circa 1914.