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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Religious discourses delivered as part of a church service, usually delivered from a pulpit, based upon a text of scripture, and with the purpose of giving religious instruction or exhortation.

Found in 388 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook, undated, of Robert McLellan containing a sermon on the parable of the talents., Mid 20th century-late 20th century.

Identifier: MS.26435
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Robert McLellan (1907-1985) was born near Lanark and educated at Bearsden and Glasgow University. In 1938 he married and moved to Arran, where he spent the rest of his life, except for a period of service in the Royal Artillery, 1940-1946. His most important literary works were plays, but he also wrote poetry, short stories, and books on Arran.

Dates: Mid 20th century-late 20th century.

Notes and correspondence of the Reverend Dr John Struthers, Minister of Prestonpans, with manuscripts collected by him., 1836-1886.

Identifier: MSS.2119-2127
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The manuscripts of the Society of Antiquaries include the ‘Hawthornden Manuscripts’, MSS.2053-2067, the papers of William Drummond of Hawthornden and of his uncle, William Fowler.

Dates: 1836-1886.

Notes for sermons, on given texts, in heavily contracted language., 1765, 1775.

Identifier: MS.2810
Scope and Contents

The date 1765 occurs on the inside of the front cover and several of the sermons have the date 1775. Some leaves are missing at intervals.

Dates: 1765, 1775.

Papers, chiefly typescripts of Canon Andrew John Young., Early 20th century-mid 20th century.

Identifier: MS.19767
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Typescripts and partial manuscript of Andrew Young's verse drama 'Jephthah', undated. (Folio 1.) (ii) Typescripts of the verse dramas 'Saul and the asses' and 'The sirens', undated. (Folio 69.) (iii) Typescripts and one manuscript of poems. (Folio 112.) 'At Arley', 'Young love' and 'The swans' were published in Andrew Young's ‘Complete poems’, 1974, pages 172, 268, 71. (iv) Typescript of a sermon by Andrew Young broadcast on Christmas Day, 1946. (Folio...
Dates: Early 20th century-mid 20th century.

Papers collected by Sir Walter Scott concerning the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745., 1716-1762.

Identifier: MS.902
Scope and Contents

Original documents and copies, including papers connected with the proceedings against the rebels at Carlisle, 1716 (folio 1-59); correspondence regarding Macpherson of Killyhuntly, 1716-1762 (folios 65-72); a Jacobite sermon preached on the anniversary of the Restoration of Charles II [?circa 1746]; and other documents of a general or personal nature.

Dates: 1716-1762.

Papers obtained by William Forbes Skene from the Reverend Mackintosh MacKay of Laggan (1800-1873).

Identifier: Adv.MS.73.1.14
Scope and Contents Mackintosh MacKay was a native of the Reay Country, the son of Captain Alexander MacKay of Duard Beg. In 1828 William Forbes Skene, then nineteen, was sent by his father, at Sir Walter Scott’s recommendation, to study Gaelic with him at Laggan. MacKay had then just finished his work on the Highland Society of Scotland’s Dictionary.The contents are as follows.(i) (John Mackechnie, number 1). A note recording the return of Adv.MS.72.1.33, pages 41-42, formerly here, to...
Dates: 17th century-19th century.

Papers of and concerning the Reverend George Murray Reith.

Identifier: Acc.3564
Scope and Contents

Including notebooks, press cuttings, an unpublished life of Sir Stamford Raffles, and lectures on ecclesiastical history.

Dates: [?1885]-?1st half of 19th century.

Papers of Rev Robert Brown and the Brown family, including professional and academic papers of family members., 1743-1889.

Identifier: Acc.12100/51-54
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The archive contains the correspondence of the members of the Brown family from 1810-1899. The letters reflect the personal lives of the Brown family and provide a stark insight into the lives of early settlers who travelled to the Victorian colonies in Southern Australia to reap the benefits of the quartz mines and the gold fields. The collection also contains documents that complement the narrative portrayed within the family’s correspondence.

Dates: 1743-1889.

Papers relating to the Reverend James Davidson, father of the Very Reverend Andrew Nevile Davidson., 1745-1927, undated.

Identifier: Acc.7710/115-119
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: These papers consist principally of diaries, incoming correspondence, and newspaper cuttings relating to the life and interests of the Very Reverend Andrew Nevile Davidson, DD, (1899-1976), minister successively of St Mary's Old Aberdeen (1925-1932), St Enoch's Dundee (1932-1934), and Glasgow Cathedral, (1935-1967). The papers cover the main features of his career – his interest in the ecumenical movement and in the international work of the church, his work in founding the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1745-1927, undated.