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Records of Edinburgh German Society

Identifier: Coll-696

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of an album of Society programmes and cuttings, and the Society minute book.


  • Creation: 1900-1905

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Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

A meeting of the German Club was held on 1 December 1900 to explain 'the objects of the proposed Institution' - a German Society. The constitution and laws of the Edinburgh German Society were adopted at a meeting held in the city on 18 February 1901.


2 Volumes

Physical Location

MSS 2719-2720

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material presented by Professor Emeritus N. Furness, August 1990, Accession no. E90.120 and Accession no. E90.121.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Records of Edinburgh German Society
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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