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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Publications, usually annuals, containing a variety of useful facts of miscellaneous nature, or statistical information; originally included projections of coming days, months, and holidays. All examples of almanacs were normally indexed under this heading in the published volumes of the 'Catalogue of Manuscripts Acquired since 1925'.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

‘Edinburgh almanack’ for 1768, with notes by William Robertson, later Deputy Keeper of the Records., 1768.

Identifier: MS.10332
Scope and Contents

The notes of William Robertson concern legal matters and the publication of his ‘History of Ancient Greece’ (Edinburgh, 1768).

Dates: 1768.

Folded almanac, 15th century, written in England and containing medical and astrological material., Later 15th century.

Identifier: Acc.12059/3
Scope and Contents A folded almanac, designed to be worn on the girdle of its owner. It consists of 12 rectangular vellum sheets that are individually folded down to a sixth of their size. Each of them bears a Latin docket title to indicate its contents. It includes a table of movable feasts, a calendar, astrological tables and signs of the zodiac, diagrams of eclipses of the sun and moon from 1387 to 1462, a volvelle, notes and diagrams on bloodletting and information on the planets. ...
Dates: Later 15th century.

Miscellaneous papers.

Identifier: MSS.10331-10333