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Box Gen. 274, 1920s-1930

 Box

Scope and Contents

‘Songs of the Hebrides, Vol. 1 Proofs’, Part 1 & 2. Proofs.
‘Some manuscripts, proofs, offprints’, Part 1 & 2. manuscripts, proofs, and offprints.
‘Songs of the Hebrides, ms., incl. “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’.

Dates

  • 1920s-1930

Language of Materials

English, Scottish Gaelic, German, French, Scots.

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. There are some small loose pieces of paper (mainly music), apparently originally pinned to the larger sheets, and it is not entirely clear where they belong. No need for conservation, except for possible removal of pins.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. Positions of all pins marked with acid free markers. In folder ‘Songs of the Hebrides, ms., incl. “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’, Catalogue of Songs of the Hebrides put into separate transparent archive folder for protection. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created.

Conditions Governing Access

Due to format, there is no current listening access to the recordings.

Extent

1 box

Previous reference

Gen. 274

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. There are some small loose pieces of paper (mainly music), apparently originally pinned to the larger sheets, and it is not entirely clear where they belong. No need for conservation, except for possible removal of pins.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. Positions of all pins marked with acid free markers. In folder ‘Songs of the Hebrides, ms., incl. “Original copies of Notes & Tunes Hebridean”’, Catalogue of Songs of the Hebrides put into separate transparent archive folder for protection. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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