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Album of sketches by Mary Boott

 Item — Box: CLX-A-388
Identifier: Coll-2063
Content Description This album dating from 1823 to 1857 contains accomplished drawings of landscape and town views across England and Scotland by the amateur artist Mary Boott. Most sketches are signed by her, dated, and inscribed with locations.Mary Boott (née Hardcastle) was married to American botanist Francis Boott (1792-1863) and would often accompany him on his field collecting trips, and while he went off looking for plant specimens she drew the landscapes they visited. The drawings are grouped in...
Dates: 1824-1857

Artwork by former Edinburgh Collage of Art student Sonia Ali

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1985
Content Description This collection comprises an artist's journal, a set of handmade CDs, and an artwork produced by Sonia Ali during her studies at the Edinburgh College of Art in 2013/14 (MA Art Space Nature). Artist's research journal/book: this research journal documents the artist's thinking and making process for a series of works in collaboration with University of Edinburgh – Evolutionary Biology Dept where she has worked...
Dates: 2013-2014

Artwork of Marianne (Marian) Mahler

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-730
Scope and Contents The material is composed of artwork done for Penguin Books in the 1940s: Balloons, British shells, and Fashions.
Dates: 1940-1945

Book, medals, and printed ephemera relating to Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy Fraser

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1978
Content Description This collection includes a printed book with two enclosures, printed ephemera, and two medals related to harpist Helen Patuffa Hood and her mother Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Scottish musician and folk-song collector. The printed book is a signed copy of The Road to the Isles (Edinburgh: Robert Grant & Son, 1927) by Kenneth Macleod given by the author himself to Patuffa as...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946

Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1822
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton which concerns the commissioning and range of works purchased. The letters are in English and French. Additionally there are photographs in black and white of the works of the artist comprising images of paintings, tapestry and furniture. The correspondence is supported by a variety of catalogues made for exhibitions held, mainly in France, for the works of Maillaud.
Dates: 1928-1938

Correspondence relating to Elmslie William Dallas

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1556, Folder: Coll-1814 / SC-Acc-2017-0064, n/a: data_value_missing_44b80b509959822bc648ba45bbb5f781
Identifier: Coll-1814
Content Description The collection is a bundle of Dallas correspondence, often to 'My Dear Aunt' or 'My Dear Lilly'. His aunt may have been Mrs. Sweetland.
Dates: c.1840-1860

Designs of Marie Laurencin

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1090
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 7 watercolour paintings/sketches which may be by Marie Laurencin. The paintings are undated. The signatures are underlined. Each is stamped with the Edinburgh University Reid Music Library mark, and a sign resembling upper-case letter 'L' over letter upper-case 'O'. The watercolours were in an envelope noted with 'M78 BLOW-26' in top-left, and 'P5231 G-N' in top-right. The envelope notes the titles of each watercolour, and these are listed as:...
Dates: 1902-1920?

MacGregor, Jessie McLaren

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-53
Scope and Contents Birth certificate of J. M. MacGregor 1863; certificates 1881-1895; correspondence 1893-1897; photocopies of newspaper reports of death 1906; photographs; prints of watercolours
Dates: 1863-1906

Material relating to Sir David Wilkie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1274
Scope and Contents Within the collection there is an autograph letter signed to James Nairne, on the death of Lord Eldin, placed and dated as Kensington, London, 12 June 1832. The letter refers to 'The Edinburgh Society of the Sons of the Clergy' and how they 'have done me [mu]ch honor'. Also, at a meeting in London, James Nairne’s health was drunk, and his brother 'Capt Nairne' made 'an appropriate reply'. Nairne’s announcement of the death of 'our antient friend Lord Eldin' recalls for David Wilkie 'a volume of...
Dates: 1832

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Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Ali, Sonia, fl 2010s (artist; Edinburgh College of Art alumna) 1
Boott, Mary, fl 1824-1857 (neé Hardcastle | artist) 1
Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
Cromek, Thomas Hartley, 1809-1873, Painter 1