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Box Gen. 284, 1891-1928

 Box

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous items, Part 1, 2, & 3.
‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’. Burns lecture by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, [20 January 1911].
‘Songs of the Hebrides’, Proceedings of the Musical Association, 45th Sess. (1918-1919). Galley proofs, lecture notes are in Gen. 285.
Letters.

Dates

  • 1891-1928

Language of Materials

English, Scottish Gaelic and Scots dialect

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. Some of the content in folders ‘Miscellaneous items, Part 1, 2, & 3’ is badly decayed, but seems beyond repair, in particular since most items are incomplete. The Burns lecture in folder ‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’ is decayed and fragile, with many loose pieces of paper.

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 either put into separate archive envelopes or protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. Some items wrapped in acid free tissue paper or put into separate transparent archive folders for protection. A few dirty envelopes, with traces of glue, put in separate envelopes to avoid damage to other items. 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. 284

Physical Description

Condition - Generally fair. No need for conservation. Some of the content in folders ‘Miscellaneous items, Part 1, 2, & 3’ is badly decayed, but seems beyond repair, in particular since most items are incomplete. The Burns lecture in folder ‘Burns as a Scots Folksong Collector’ is decayed and fragile, with many loose pieces of paper.

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 either put into separate archive envelopes or protected and supported with acid free sheets and plastic clips. Some items wrapped in acid free tissue paper or put into separate transparent archive folders for protection. A few dirty envelopes, with traces of glue, put in separate envelopes to avoid damage to other items. 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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