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Incoming Correspondence, 1879-1897

 Series
Identifier: Coll-1385/5

Scope and Contents

Assorted letters and registered letters (mostly in original envelopes with stamps or seals), postcards, rental postal packets and telegrams.
Box 1 contains:
  1. 1879: 1 bundle of letters
  2. 1880: 7 bundles of letters
  3. 1881: 5 bundles of letters
  4. Assorted copy letters, including a verbatim account of a meeting of Mr A W Inglis of Glencorse, Dr Alfred Daniell, Mr W Cowan and Mr R Marr with the Scottish Universities Commissioners, March 1891
  5. Correspondence with the Board of Trade c 1880
  6. 13 blank business invitations to meetings
Box 2 contains:
  1. 1882: 7 bundles of letters
  2. 1883: 4 bundles of letters
  3. 1884 and 1885: one bundle of letters
  4. 1886: 1 bundle of letters
  5. 1887: 1 bundle of letters
  6. 1889: 1 bundle of letters
  7. 1890: 1 bundle of letters
  8. 1892: one letter bundled with 1893
  9. 1893: one bundle of letters
  10. 1895, 1896 and 1897: one bundle of letters

Dates

  • 1879-1897

Physical Description

Box 1: 16 bundles

Box 2: 20 bundles

Extent

36 Files (36 bundles in 2 archival boxes)

Arrangement

The letters are arranged by year.

Physical Description

Box 1: 16 bundles

Box 2: 20 bundles

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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