Special and Named Printed Collections


The photographic archive of Alexander Cain (1902-81), ARPS, of Aberdeen, the collection consists of prints, glass plates, transparencies, films and 52 associated exhibition catalogues and pamphlets, depicting Scottish landscapes, Kingıs College Chapel, Aberdeen, and Scottish antiquities. It was presented in 1982, and subsequently added to, by his son Dr A.M. Cain, a former Assistant Keeper in the National Library.

Awaiting cataloguing; there is a shelf list available for consultation.

Shelfmark: Cain.

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