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Henderson, Robert, fl1684-1747 (Librarian, University of Edinburgh)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Donations book, 1667-1824

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

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

Press Catalogue, 1674

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.17
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.17
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae Edinburgenae'. A press catalogue: A-T 'begun the twentie ane day of December 1674'. At the end is a note about missing books (same as previous) and another about books 'given in by Mr. John Dunlop's brother'. Both notes are by Robert Henderson.
Dates: 1674

Press Catalogue, 1695-1697

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.18
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.18
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus Bibliothecae Publicae Jacobi Regis Edinburganae'. Press catalogue made by Robert Henderson, Librarian. The books are arranged according to subject. In front of the catalogue is a list of benefactors to the Library and Latin dedications to the Lord Provost & Town Council and to Principal Rule. At the end are lists of the contents of a chest 'at Ostium Bibliothecae Orientale posita', some anatomical specimens and 'icones virorum illustrium'.
Dates: 1695-1697

Press Catalogue, 1695-1697

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.19
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.19
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus Bibliothecae Academiae Edinburgenae S. 3 Serniorum A. B. C. &c. (Authores & Res Praecipuae)'. Another copy, more or less exact of the previous (Robert Henderson's press catalogue). The list of icones does not occur.
Dates: 1695-1697