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Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Buildings of the Scottish Countryside by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2006
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph contracts, correspondence, and associated materials concerning the publication of Robert J. Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (Gollancz, 1985). This publication was developed from 1982 onwards by David Burnett of Gollancz and Jan Magnus Fladmark of the Countryside Commission for Scotland. In 1982, the CCS commissioned a report on vernacular architecture in rural Scotland, which was written by the...
Dates: 1982-1996

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Story of Scotland's Towns by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2007
Content Description This collection consists of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Robert J. Naismith’s The Story of Scotland's Towns (1989). It contains typed and holograph contracts, letters, and associated materials between Naismith, his publisher Gollancz, and other interested parties. ‘The Story of Scotland’s Towns’ was intended as a companion volume to Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (see related...
Dates: 1985-1986

Design thesis entitled, 'A centre for research and instruction in physical planning'

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1395
Scope and Contents The title of the design thesis is A centre for research and instruction in physical planning and it relates to a proposal for Gordon Square, London W.1. The item is in typescript and has photographs inserted. The work traces the activities of the Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction, and offers a proposal for a new building for the Association.
Dates: 1943-1947

Drawings of George M. Sutherland, Architect, Galashiels

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1319
Scope and Contents The drawings are of various sizes ranging from approximately A0 size down to 26cm x 35 cm and show the following: - some pieces showing architectural features/mouldings generally - George Heriot's Hospital Edinburgh - Details of Council Chambers - 1/2" scale - George Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh. 1/2" detail of North Entrance Doorway - Oak Cabinet 'French' dated...
Dates: 1900-1910

Notebooks and pamphlets of Edward Stratton, and other booklets

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1597
Identifier: Coll-1894
Content Description This collection contains six notebooks of Edward Stratton containing handwritten ntoes and sketches on the following theme: 'history of ornament', 'architecture notes' from when Stratton was at Boroughmuir school, 'lecture and demonstration notes' (dated 1954), 'glaze recipes - tested' (c. 1966/67), 'records of work session 1952-1953', and a untitled notebook containing pencil sketches. Also includes a diary dated 1949, containing mostly comments on art.Also contains a booklet on Scottish...
Dates: 1949-1950

Notes on index-cards made by Clive Wainwright while researching for works on Abbotsford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1299
Scope and Contents This collection of around 200 index-cards with manuscript research notes written in ink (cards 20 cm x 13 cm dimension) are divided by 15-index tabs into the following sections: WS Visits Hay, Bullock, Terry, Blore, Atkinson WS Tradition and Folklore WS Friends and Visitors WS on Collecting and Architecture Abbotsford...
Dates: 1979-1989

Papers of George Ormerod

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-333
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original sketches, mainly by Ormerod, of landscapes and buildings in Great Britain done during the first half of the 19th century.
Dates: 19th century

Papers of Peter Howard Jones, Professor of Philosophy

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1833
Scope and Contents This collection consists of lecture courses, single lectures and notes (some revised and published later) delivered in the University of Edinburgh, or in its name elsewhere, by Professor Peter Jones FRSE, as Lecturer, Reader and Professor of Philosophy between 1964 and 1998, and as Emeritus Professor from 1998 onwards - including his unpublished Inaugural Lecture (1986) and Gifford Lectures (1995).Subjects of the lectures include, but are not limited to: Philosophy and Literature, Moral...
Dates: 1964-1999; 2015

Papers of Sir Robert H. Matthew

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-89
Scope and Contents A first tranche of papers of Sir Robert Hogg Matthew (acquired 1980) is composed largely of office papers, but does include personal material, letters of knighthood, and speeches. Otherwise, the papers are composed of: R.I.B.A material; and, material relating to other organisations including the Scottish Civic Trust; material relating to Department of the Environment enquiries; conference material, including the Vancouver Conference on the Environment; and, material on buildings in Hong Kong,...
Dates: circa 1947-1979

Papers of the Rev. Dr. Andrew Landale Drummond (1902-1966)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD25
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: architectural plans and drawings of non-ecclesiastical buildings mainly in the British Isles, but also in France, Germany and the Netherlands; a volume of cuttings and book reviews of Drummond's works; a notebook of Scottish history; a number of off-prints, 1935-1952, on various subjects including church architecture, Henry Bazely, Father Ignatius, and Pugin; correspondence, 1969-1980, addressed to Mrs. A. L. Drummond in connection with A. L. Drummond's books...
Dates: 1934-1980

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Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 1
Service Arts and Technical Organization (1943-1946) 1
Snoek, Henk, 1915-1980, Photographer 1
Society for the Promotion of Urban Renewal (fl1950s) 1
Stratton, Edward, fl 1950s-1970s (artist) 1
Sutherland, George McDonald, 1886-1917 (architect, sculptor and mason) 1
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Wainwright, Clive, 1942-1999 (assistant keeper, Victoria and Albert Museum) 1
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