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Album of operatic programmes, Dresden, 1911-1918

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Identifier: Coll-1590
Scope and Contents The scrap-album contains postcards showing the exterior of the Koenigliches Opernhaus in earlier years, and opera-singers or performers in their various roles. There are also circa 19 programmes of the operatic programmes at Dresden Opera House, 1911. Also within the album are three letters to 'Eleanor W. Dolie' (Dollie?) addressed to a Paris address.

The album holds the signature 'Eleanor W. Dolie' (Dollie?) facing inside cover, and was presented by 'Miss Eleanor Hughes'.
Dates: 1911-1918

Album of photographs and ephemera of 'The Eves', a Home Front theatrical group, 1916-1917

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Identifier: Coll-1668
Scope and Contents Quarto album of platinum print photographs, printed on highly prepared vellum-style leaves, with associated ephemera, including five printed programmes.

The album is unsigned but 'is most likely to have been produced by James A. Sinclair Ltd' (founded London, 1903). The snapshots and formal group photographs, posters and newspaper cuttings have been reproduced in the permanent platinum process on thick vellum card.
Dates: 1916-1917

Album of preserved samples of Scottish mosses, c.1828

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Identifier: Coll-1398
Scope and Contents Probably Scottish (c.1828). Album bearing mounted moss specimens, each specimen with accompanying contemporary ink annotations, interleaved with additional blanks, modern notes on the album contents on pastedown and flyleaves. Original vellum. Borders with gilt foliage roll.
Dates: 1800-1850

Album of silver gelatin prints featuring 'Mr Wu' and 'Much Ado About Nothing', British Empire Shakespeare Society, Reading

 Fonds — Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0119
Identifier: Coll-1763
Scope and Contents There are 11 gelatin silver prints, ranging from approximately 15.2 x 9.4 cms to 14.6 x 18 cms, of which 10 are album mounted. 1 loose print is signed 'Yours lovingly, Marjorie'. The prints are held in an album with beige-coloured card wrappers and the top cover states, 'Mr Wu / And / Much Ado About Nothing / 1930'.There are 2 programme cut-outs which have been pasted into the album...: The Mary Hay Players in conjunction with the Reading Branch of the British Empire Shakespeare Society,...
Dates: 1930

Antique forgery of a letter from Robert Burns to James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1166
Scope and Contents Letter refers to ill-health, and to mis-spellings in 'Hyslop's bill'. It is address to Mr. Jas. Johnson, Engraver, Music Shop, Lawn Market, Edinburgh.

The collection also includes a cover, noted: 'Letter of the poet Burns received from Mr. James Stewart Merchant Burrowstounness January 1851'.
Dates: 1796

Archive of ms material relating to work on Baron Corvo by Donald Weeks

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1580
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 23 x folders, containing the following items: 1-2: Two ts letters from Ian Fletcher to Donald Weeks - Postal stamped: 8th August 1964 & 5th August 1964 3-5: Three letters addressed to Donald Weeks - Dated: (ms) 31st Dec. 1962 from L. Green, (ts) 21st July 1966 from F. Weatherhead, and (ts) 6th Feb. 1985 from Dr. E Bruce Tovee. 6: One portrait...
Dates: 1939-1986

Archive of productions of Varsity Vanities and various dramatic groups

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Identifier: Coll-1581
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: an archive of productions of 'Varsity Vanities', 1946-48, and various dramatic groups including Edinburgh University Dramatic Society, SRC Charities Week Office, Attic Theatre Co., Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, and others.
The material is placed in two photograph albums and a "document store", which contain photographs, programmes, cuttings, posters and correspondence.
Dates: 1946-1951

Archives of Messrs. Christian Salvesen Ltd.

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Identifier: Coll-36
Scope and Contents The Archives of Christian Salvesen Ltd. span well over one hundred years from the 1850s to the 1960s. The deposit contains ledgers, private journals, cash books, invoice books, letter books, day books, official files, station records, stock books and accounts, correspondence and documents, order books, records of telegrams of Turnbull, Salvesen & Co., Christian Salvesen & Co., and South Georgia Co., and various subsidiary companies. There is material relating to Salvesen ships...
Dates: 1852-1969

Archives of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union

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Identifier: CSWC 33
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the mission in general and to the work in Congo, Peru, India, Nepal, and Kalimantan and Irian Jaya and includes: (1) minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields; (2) correspondence with missionaries in the field, with regional and national councils, with other missions operating in the same areas, and with other evangelical agencies; (3) publications and printed material including issues of the mission's journal...
Dates: [ca. 1872-1991]

Arts Ephemera collected by Joanna Marie Drew

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-774
Identifier: Coll-1121
Scope and Contents The ephemera - largely printed and graphic - includes art subjects from all ages, and artists ranging in stature and in their international reknown: Francis Bacon, David Bomberg, Braque, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cezanne, Otto Dix, Robert Doisneau, Maggi Hambling, Katarzyna Kobro, El Lissitzky, Berthold Lubetkin and Tecton, Magritte, Andrea Mantegna, Matisse, Andre Breton Matta, Miro, Monet, Henry Moore, Picasso, Bridget Riley, and Richard Wentworth. It covers painting, sculpture, architecture,...
Dates: 1960-1990

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