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[Church history. MS on paper]

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1140
Scope and Contents The inventory includes mention of John Kennedy of Blairquhan and his chapel at St. Ninian's (1508). There is also the will of the jeweller and philanthropist, George Heriot (1563-1624), who left funds to Edinburgh's ministers to found the hospital which bore his name (now a school). In addition there are letters from Lord Salisbury, Fentoun (Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun), and others, and including Scottish government letters of condolence on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales,...

Invitation to Rev. William Dobbie to take up post of Pastor at Castle Hill U.F. Church, Forres

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1139
Scope and Contents There are some 300 names on the invitation - subscribers to the Church - which is written on a number of paper pages joined into one long roll several feet long (a conservator's nightmare). The roll is contained in black leather covered tube with gilt blocked title and date.

The blocked title states: 'Call / to the Rev. William Dobbie / by Castlehill United Free Church / Forres / August 6th 1907

Papers of Andrew Nisbet Bogle

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1004
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following:in Box 1/9: - box containing Moderator's laces - offprints, being copies of: the Churches Conference, held at the Library Hall, New College, Edinburgh, and its 'Draft of Unity Act' 10 February 1927; Committee to Confer with the United Free Church of Scotland; Scottish Church Society and its 'Notes on the Basis and Plan of Union'; and, Principal...

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...

Papers of Reverend Robert Rainy (1826-1906)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD8
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: an exercise book and loose exercise book pages of church history and class lectures in church history, 1862-1899; manuscript and typescript of a projected Life of St. Augustine; notes for further work; an illuminated address of the Edinburgh Presbytery of the United Free Church of Scotland to Rainy, 1901, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his ordination; and bound volume of newspaper cuttings, obituaries, tributes on the occasion...

Papers of the Rev. Marcus Dods (1786-1838)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD26
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: sermons, lectures, address etc. on Old Testament books and themes, including 21 on Ezekial, 31 on Acts and the Gospel of John, and on miscellaneous New Testament books and themes; thematic sermons; miscellaneous thematic lectures, address etc; Biblical canon, Bross lectures on the Bible, history of biblical criticism, the Authorised version, Bible compared with other sacred books, development of biblical interpretation in the eighteenth century; material on Paul,...

Papers of the Rev. Professor William Cunningham (1805-1861)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD29
Scope and Contents The collection consist of: notebook of geometry exercises from Duns Academy, 1820, with additional algebra exercises loosely inserted; notebook of student exercises mainly on Latin authors and grammar, 1821-1822; notes of the lectures by Cunningham taken down by Walker, Norman M. D. L., 1844-1845, with a letter from Walker's son, Sir Norman Walker, 1931, loosely inserted; 2 volumes of lectures on apologetics, delivered to students in theology at the Free Church College (the New College),...

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 . There...

Records of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society

 Fonds
Identifier: GD10
Scope and Contents The records contain: minute books of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, 1904 to 1965, with 1935-1942 wanting; cash books of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, 1911-1931 and 1934 to 1954; membership accounts of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, 1903-1913 and 1924-1955; income tax records of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, 1936-1963; correspondence of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, 1957-1963; letter books of the Aberdeen Ecclesiological Society, 1891-1903, and the minute...