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Proofs of the descriptive catalogue of Western Mediaeval Manuscripts by Catherine R. Borland

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1192
Identifier: Coll-1453

Scope and Contents

The collection of proofs is composed of the title page and duplicates of Plates I-XII of Borland's catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Edinburgh University Library (catalogue available online (external link)).

There is also a covering letter from D. Campbell (T. and A. Constable; University Press) dated and placed at Edinburgh 30 October 1915, to Miss C. R. Borland, 149 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, sending her the 'further proofs of the MSS. Catalogue title page, giving effect to the alteration' which she had suggested.

Additionally, there is a title page to the 'Just Published' Epistolare in usum ecclesiae cathedralis Aberdonensis, published by Oliver and Boyd, Tweeddale Court, 1924.


  • Creation: 1914-1915


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Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Biographical / Historical

Catherine Robina Borland was responsible for the work A descriptive catalogue of the Western Medieval manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library (Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1916). She held the degree of M.A. awarded by Edinburgh University in 1905, and had been a Carnegie Research Fellow in History.


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Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired April 2013. Accession no: E2013.24.

Processing Information

Catalogued in 17 May 2013. Descritpion updated by Aline Brodin in February 2019.

Proofs of the descriptive catalogue of Western mediaeval manuscripts, sent by T. and A. Constable (and University Press) to C. R. Borland, 1915
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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