- Borthwick Manuscripts: (I) 15th-century Book of Hours, probably
from North Eastern France; (ii) Late 15th-century Book of Hours
from Northern France; (iii) 15th-century English girdle-book
containing astrological and medical material.
- Commonplace book, 1772, of Donald McDuguald, Jura, containing a
digest of largely religious and theological remarks.
- Photocopy of the journal, 1786, of Eliza Dawson made on a tour
through the north of England and Scotland.
- Letter, 1810, of James Scott, Staff Sergeant, Hilsea Depot,
Portsmouth, to Charles Scott, Edinburgh.
- Photocopies of thirteen letters, 1812-19, of Major H R Duff to
Messrs Cadell and Davies concerning the publication of Culloden
- Four letters, 1823, n.d., of Jane Welsh Carlyle, and two
letters, 1838, n.d., of Grace Welsh to Isabella McTurk; a
collection of verses, 1832, n.d., in various hands; and a folder of
riddles and verses, probably ca.1828, given by Jane Welsh Carlyle
to Isabella McTurk.
- Microfilm of the diary, 1879, of A. Keith Johnston.
- Programme and two photocopies of programmes, 1895-6, n.d., of
the Jolly Beggars Burns Club, Mauchline.
- Log Book and Visitors' Books, 1912-1980, of Glen Brittle Post
Office, Isle of Skye.
- Photograph albums, films and miscellaneous papers, 1917-96,
n.d., of and relating to the Revd Dr Archibald Clive Irvine,
medical missionary, Kenya.
- Photocopies of letters, tributes and biographical note and
photographs, 1918-39, of or concerning Rev Dr Murdoch Mackenzie,
missionary in China.
- Pocket diary, memoirs, photographs and other papers, 1918-47,
of Robert di Falco, St Andrews, relating mostly to his service in
the Italian Army, 1918-21; with his Italian war service medals
(framed), and material relating to Gabriele d'Annunzio's seizure of
- Manuscript poem, eight postcards from, and a photograph,
ca.1920-7, n.d., by George Ramage (formerly Lance-Corporal, Gordon
- Manuscript of 'Articles of Reminiscence' of Robert Barclay
Thomson, Minister of Tighnabruaich East, 1927-33; with copies of
his articles in the Badenoch Record, n.d., all relating to
his climbing activities in the Cairngorms.
- Letters, drawings, photographs and papers, 1927-1996, of Dr
Harold John Taylor, Vice-Chancellor of Ganhati University,
- Literary papers, 1928-71, n.d., of Jean Evans ('Jane Shaw')
including notebooks, manuscripts and typescripts, and
- Correspondence and related papers, 1940, of Jim Harley,
Edinburgh, largely with the Children's Overseas Reception Board
(Scottish Branch), concerning the proposed evacuation of the
Rosemary Harley to Canada. With Rosemary Harley's school reports,
1932-8, from Cranley School, Edinburgh, Cranley School photograph,
1937, and her notes on the papers, 2001.
- A collection of letters, 1936-48, of Isobel Field, née
Osbourne, ('Teuila') step-daughter of Robert Louis Stevenson, to
Charles Paine; Isobel Field's 'Precious Book' containing notes on
art technique; and a photograph of her in old age.
- Description, by Miss J G M Allan, MBE, of her time as a nurse
at the King George V Seamen's Memorial Hospital in Malta, 1938-42,
with a letter, 1942, press cuttings and a newsletter.
- Letter, 1939, of John Betjeman to Ruari Maclean.
- Correspondence and papers, 1939-43, n.d., relating to the
wartime detentions and deportations of members of the Jannetta
family of St Andrews.
- Journal and account book, 1940-1941, of Mrs Burton-Sayers's
- Manuscripts and typescripts of poems of C M Grieve ('Hugh
MacDiarmid') collected for a proposed American edition of his
selected poems, ca.1941.
- Approximately ninety letters of Gavin Maxwell to R J G Payne,
- Diary, 1950, of a visit to New Guinea on civil engineering
business by W Gordon Stewart, former Director of Public Works in
- Correspondence and reports home, under the auspices of the
Church of Scotland's Missionary Partner Scheme, of the Rev Colin
Forrester-Paton, in the Gold Coast, later Ghana, 1954-71.
- Postcard, ca. 1972, of Margaret Drabble to Don Moody.
- Manuscripts and typescripts of Sydney Goodsir Smith, including
a corrected typescript of Under the Eildon Tree, and
letters, 1975-6, to Hazel Goodsir Smith.
- Letter, 1989, of Lady Lucinda Mackay to the Miss A M Stewart on
her artistic career.
- 'Comunn na Clarsaich: A Summary of the Archives' by Janet Watt,
1989; with associated photographs and slides used to illustrate the
- Setting, 1997, of 'The Tryst' by William Soutar, and
composition, 2000, for a national anthem for Scotland, by Douglas
McPhie. Acc 12046
- Editorial correspondence and papers, 1998-2001, of Ian C
Cunningham relating to the publication of The Nation Survey'd:
the Maps of Timothy Pont (East Linton, 2001).
- Correspondence and papers relating to the publication of An
Tuil: anthology of 20th-century Scottish Gaelic verse, edited
by Ronald Black, Edinburgh, 1999; with scripts of two unpublished
Gaelic novels of the late Rev Ewen MacLean, Edinburgh, and
photocopies of 'Leabhar nam Prannag', manuscript poems of Ian
- Correspondence and papers of Jubilee 2000, Scotland, the
campaign to cancel Third World debt.
- Photograph of William Soutar niche panel, Tay River Flood
Defence Wall, 2000.
- Typescripts, n.d., of poems and short stories of, and
press-cuttings, 2000, concerning Bill Thomson.
- Manuscripts and typescripts, 2001, of poems and short stories
of Trevor Morrison.
- Three poems, 2001, of Mark Beddow.
- Photocopy of corrected typescript, 2001, of MacDiarmid's
Disciple by Henry Mair, with photocopies of related
correspondence and reviews.
- Corrected page proofs, 2001, of Today Tomorrow. Collected
Poems, 1993-2000, by Dr George Bruce.
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