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Papers of James Kirkwood (c. 1650-1708)

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Identifier: GD19
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: material including a register, discourse, and sermons; A new family book; or, The true interest of families; a book of letters and receipts relating to the printing and distribution of Irish Old Testaments and Bibles, catechisms and psalm-books, 1687-1699, including letters to Colin Campbell of Carquhin, Astwick, and accounts of disbursements, and a list of Highland parishes; material about Highland schools and libraries; letters about...
Dates: 1670-1709

Papers of Lauriston William Sharp

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Identifier: Coll-83
Scope and Contents The papers of Lauriston William Sharp at Gen. 2157 consist of printed material such as journals and sheets; numerous bundles of scholarly notes on writers both in manuscript and typescript; notebooks; library notes and card indexes; and, other miscellaneous papers. At Dk.1.29 there are Sharp's notes and miscellaneous items on James Kirkwood (circa 1650-1708) who worked on the establishment of libraries in Scotland, and at Dk.7.51 typescript and notes on Charles Mackie (1688-1770) the first...
Dates: 1872-1955

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Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Sharp, Lauriston William, 1897-1959 (University Librarian, University of Edinburgh) 1