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Surveys. Documents.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documentation of examinations or inspections conducted in order to achieve a comprehensive view, as of a place, a group of related items, or to ascertain condition or value. For detailed lists of items on hand, or of items in a given category, use ""inventories""For sets of questions submitted to a number of persons to obtain information, use ""questionnaires"" .

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Legal documents concerning the families of Stuart of Castlemilk, and the Stuarts of Torrance., 1631-1829, undated.

Identifier: MS.5330
Scope and Contents Legal and miscellaneous documents comprising the following: (i) Bills, etc., 1683-1812 (number 1); (ii) Certificates, 1761-1815 (number 38); (iii) Measurements of land, etc., 1766-1821 (number 50); (iv) Assessments, 1808-1819 (number 83); (v) Articles of roup, 1768-1811 (number 93); (vi) Inventories of books, writs, etc., circa 1695-1824 (number 98); (vii) Miscellaneous memoranda, 1631-1829, undated (number 117); (viii) Miscellaneous legal documents, 1641-1828 (number 242); (ix)...
Dates: 1631-1829, undated.

Manuscripts concerning Holland and Bohemia., 17th century.

Identifier: MS.5740
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) 'Three weeks observation of States Countries, especiallie Holland', a general survey, describing Dutch institutions and customs (folio 3);

(ii) 'Mirabilia huius Anni [?]1613', a discussion of Frederick of the Palatinate's acceptance of the crown of Bohemia, apparently written in 1619 (folio 22).

Dates: 17th century.

Miscellaneous papers and letters concerning the 1st Earl of Minto., 1807-1813, undated.

Identifier: MS.11722
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Papers, 1807, relating to the surveys of Mysore (folio 1); (ii) Thomas Marshall, Bombay Medical Service, 'Memoir of a Route from Mandavee in Kutch to Hyderabad in Sind', 1808 (folio 11); (iii) Papers from Francis Hamilton Buchanan, Bengal Medical Service, 1808, on his survey of the district of Dinajpur (folio 31); (iv) Letters of Major William Lambton, 1809-1811, concerning his survey of the Malabar and Coromandel coasts (folio 47); (v) Letters of Mounstuart...
Dates: 1807-1813, undated.

Papers of and concerning Sir Walter Scott., [?1622-?1844], undated.

Identifier: MS.1583
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Writings and notes of Sir Walter Scott, chiefly in his autograph. They include letters to James Bailey, 1812, 1817, 1825, with Bailey's annotations, 1837; fragments of the essay on Pepys published in the ‘Quarterly Review’ for March 1826; two drafts of an address from the Magistrates and Freeholders of Selkirkshire to the House of Commons (see the 'Journal', 7-10 March 1831); a draft letter on the political situation, undated; epitaphs on Colonel...
Dates: [?1622-?1844], undated.

Papers of Christopher Fyfe.

Identifier: Acc.10669
Scope and Contents

Concer planning matters, community involvement and amenity groups in central Edinburgh.

Dates: 1970-1992.

Papers of George Chalmers, the antiquary.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.8.1.4-8.1.10
Dates: 1794, or after-1822, or after.

Papers relating to the life and work of Thomas Telford., [1757-1834], 1834-1835.

Identifier: MS.19975
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Miscellaneous papers relating to Thomas Telford's life and work, including a list of his major works in his own hand, undated (folio 1); (ii) Papers of John Rickman: notes on a tide survey, 1834-1835, and material relating to his preparation of ‘Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer, written by himself’ for the press (folio 34).

Dates: [1757-1834], 1834-1835.