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Papers of the Rev. William Thomas Cairns (1868-1944)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD33

Scope and Contents

The material is composed of: a folder of hymnological notes and papers, 1927-1943, from Cairns' library, which includes a hardcover exercise book containing additional notes, circa 1900; a folder of hymnological notes, 1932-1942, from the library of Rev. Millar Patrick; miscellaneous hymns and folksongs collected by Cairns, 1922-1942; some leaves on the anthems of Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876), 1939; and, miscellaneous leaves on Wesley, 1943

Dates

  • 1900-1943

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Physical Description

2 folders, 1 notebook, miscellaneous leaves. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Biographical / Historical

William Thomas Cairns was born in 1868. He received an Honorary D.D. from Edinburgh University on 28 June 1935. The Rev. William Thomas Cairns died in 1944.

Extent

2 folders, 1 notebook, miscellaneous leaves.

Physical Location

MSS CAI 1-6

Other Finding Aids

Local lists.

Accruals

Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Related Materials

The local Indexes at Special Collections Division, Edinburgh University Library, George Square, show references to Cairns related material (check the Indexes for more details): letters to William Fraser Mitchell, 1931-1942, and letters of Mrs. W. T. Cairns to Mitchell, 1929-1938, and an article by Cairns on 'The relations between John Newton and William Coroper' from The Hymn Society Bulletin, 1941, at Gen. 1948/7.

Physical Description

2 folders, 1 notebook, miscellaneous leaves. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

General

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Title
Papers of the Rev. William Thomas Cairns (1868-1944)

Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

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