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Box Gen. 283, 11 May 1895-16 May 1923

 Box

Scope and Contents

Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures, Part 1 & 2.
Proofs, also sheets prepared for engraving, of Songs of the Hebrides, vol. 2, Part 1 & 2.
Various publications.

Dates

  • 11 May 1895-16 May 1923

Language of Materials

English, Scottish Gaelic, Scots dialect and German

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. The miscellaneous content in folders ‘Proofs, also sheets prepared for engraving, of Songs of the Hebrides, vol. 2, Part 1 & 2’ is badly decayed and seems beyond repair; the material, however, is not of any particular interest. In folder ‘Various publications’, Schubert’s Winter Journey/Die Winterreise is badly decayed, with several leaves missing, and would need some conservation.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. All pins removed and replaced with plastic clips. Several fragile or loose items protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. In folder ‘Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures’ – while replaced – an old decayed envelope, addressed to Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, wrapped in acid free tissue paper for protection. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created. Published items listed individually. Letters listed individually.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Extent

1 box

Previous reference

Gen. 283

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. The miscellaneous content in folders ‘Proofs, also sheets prepared for engraving, of Songs of the Hebrides, vol. 2, Part 1 & 2’ is badly decayed and seems beyond repair; the material, however, is not of any particular interest. In folder ‘Various publications’, Schubert’s Winter Journey/Die Winterreise is badly decayed, with several leaves missing, and would need some conservation.

Work Done - All items dusted with brush and put into new archive envelopes. All pins removed and replaced with plastic clips. Several fragile or loose items protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. In folder ‘Marjory Kennedy-Fraser Lectures’ – while replaced – an old decayed envelope, addressed to Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, wrapped in acid free tissue paper for protection. Boxed in new archive box. General inventory created. Published items listed individually. Letters listed individually.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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