Collection of copies of 'The Procession'
Scope and Contents
The printed copies of articles from 'The Procession' (or possibly complete issues of the journal) include: 1874 - The Procession - a fragmentary epic on recent events; and, 1874 - The Election.
Newspaper cuttings are from The Scotsman dated Saturday 11 April 1874, and relating to the closing of Greek classes in the University. There is a handwritten copy of an article in The Scotsmann 24 January 1874 relating to the procession in honour of the marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh to the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia in St. Petersburg the previous day.
Copies of 'Monthly Papers for Students' include: No.1. January 1876 - Student songs; and, No.11. February 1876 - Vivisection, The Celtic Chair, and other poems
The volume contains the ownership signature of : R.Donaldson.
The first copy of 'The Procession' has the name 'W.Archer' pencilled in underneath the printed phrase 'By a student'.
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Collection of copies of 'The Procession' 1874, and of 'Monthly Papers for Students' 1876, Edinburgh University