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University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library

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Dates

  • Existence: 1580-

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Accession book: Reid fund, 1841-1843

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.54
Scope and Contents Record of books purchased (probably) from the Reid fund.
Dates: 1841-1843

Accessions book, 1693-1789

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.34
Scope and Contents Record of purchases, 1693-1719. General book of disbursements on the purchase of bookbindings etc. Written by Robert Henderson, Librarian, 25 July 1693- 26 February 1719. [pp 1-43]. Receipt book or record of borrowings, 14 April 1767 - 07 January 1769. Includes (pp 191-293) alphabetical cataloge of books in presses MN 1 P - MN 5 P. These were the presses that contained James Nairne's bequest. The catalogue contains a number of cross references and subject...
Dates: 1693-1789

Author catalogue, early 18th century

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.5
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.5
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus librorum in bibleotheca Universitatis Edinensis secundum Auctorum nomina ordine alphabetica digestos. No. 2 '. A copy of the catalogue of the Nairn bequest (1678) is inserted.
Dates: early 18th century

Author catalogue, POEMS-Z, Nairn Drummond, 17th -18th century

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.4
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.4
Scope and Contents 'Bibliotheca Edinburgena publica, sive index alphabeticus authorum operumque.' 3rd volume of 3. Bound in at the end of this volume are the printed catalogues of the Drummond donation (1627) and the Nairn bequest (1678).
Dates: 17th -18th century

Donations book, 1667-1824

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.31
Scope and Contents 'Henderson's Donations Book': a record of books donated to the University Library, 1667-1755, preceded by a list of earlier benefactors. Some entries for 1764-1824 have been added at a later date (see note by A. Brunton on page 76v).
Dates: 1667-1824

Donations from candidates for A.M., 1627-1696

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.32
Scope and Contents 'Candidatorum euerget [...] Bibliothecae Catalogus incheatus anno Doi. 1627' . Contains the names of the [Arts] candidates and the amount they gave, also the titles of the books bought, with the prices. According to a note on p. 138 it was decided in 1693 that this book should not be continued but there should be substituted books of accounts for each class. Contains a reference on p. 43 to John Dunlop being named Keeper of the Library on the death of Thomas Crawford, though it is...
Dates: 1627-1696

Donations lists, 1619-1644

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.29
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript and printed lists (27) of books donated, or purchased from funds donated, 1619-1644.
Dates: 1619-1644

Matriculation book, 1653-1704

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.33
Scope and Contents Catalogus discipulorum qui studiorum suorum initio Bibliothecam Edinburgenam auxerunt'; a record of contributions paid by students at matriculation, 1653-1695, with details of books purchased and other disbursements for Library purposes to 1693. Also annual balances of Library accounts, 1695-1704.
Dates: 1653-1704

Press catalogue, late 17th century

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.16
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.16
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus Librorum in Repositoriis in Bibliotheca Universitatis Edinensis. No. 1'. A press catalogue: A-T. The shelf marks correspond mainly with Henderson's catalogue (1695-1697). A note after S 18 reads: 'There are the number of books in this catalogue 4526 which is the true state of the Library at my father's [W. Henderson] entry, but none ar counted sett down by his hand'. There follow lists of donations by Isobel Wood, J. Clerke, Mungo Wood. At the end is a note about missing books by...
Dates: late 17th century