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Bound volume containing French currency, letters, and a poem

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1932
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of...
Dates: 1792-1862

Manuscripts from the William Drummond of Hawthornden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: De
Scope and Contents

This collection is some of the manuscripts that William Drummond of Hawthornden collected and is the proportion donated to the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1482 to early 17th century

Papers of Charles Mackie

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-423
Scope and Contents Volumes: Index Funereus 29 Annorum, June 1727 - June 1756 (Dc.1.47) Commonplace books containing chiefly notes and extracts on Roman and general history, 2 vols [also containing a list in vol. 2 of Mackie's students in History and Roman Antiquities] (Dc.5.24) Annotationes in ontologiam Gerrardi de Vries, 1703 (Dc.7.79) Commonplace book containing...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1703-1756

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents

[to be completed]

Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993.The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Papers of the Ferretti Family of Ancona

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1014
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of some 121 unpublished manuscript documents - in Latin and Italian - relating to the Papal States and the House of Ferretti. The collection also contains many supporting photocopied items (articles etc), and some colour photographs of Palazzo Ferretti in Ancona. There is a large envelope containing city plans of Ancona.This material offers a detailed account of the private lives of the minor nobles in the Papal States after the Sack of Rome in 1527 and...
Dates: 1574-1746

Papers relating to Robert Baillie (1599-1662)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD52
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a conference by letters with a Canterburian Minister anent the Arminian tenet of the Saint's apostasie; Duorum studiosorum de geniculatione ... collatio; A peaceable consideration of a paper against kneeling; Commentariolus de praecipius Pontificorum armoribus; Tractatus de forma et causa justificationis; Oratio in Academia Glasguensis comitiis habita a R.B. anno 1627; Oratio in laudem linguae Hebraeae in Academia comitiis ... 1629; and, My brothers books ....
Dates: 1627-1710

Revenues or patrimony of the Crown, Edinburgh c. 1655

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1481
Scope and Contents The bound manuscript volume begins with a paragraph in Latin, thereafter it is in English. The 'revenues or patrimony' are listed by 'county' or other, beginning with 'Berwyck Shyre' with 'property', and 'observations' noted. Then follows 'Shyre of Selkirk', 'Roxburgh Shyre', 'Peebles Shyre', Dumfriece Shyre', 'Lanark Shyre', Kirkcudbright Stewartrie', 'Wigtoune Shyre','Chamberlane of Galloway', 'Air Shyre', 'Bailliarie of Carrick', 'Bailliarie of Kyle', Dumbrittane Shyre', 'Bute Shyre',...
Dates: 1603-1655

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