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Collection of Old Scots Tunes [...] Set and most humbly dedicated to the Right Honorable Lady Erskine, by Francis Barsanti

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Identifier: Coll-1687
Scope and Contents The content of the work is: 'Dumbarton's Drums', Kat Oggie', 'Ettrick Banks', 'Lochaber', 'The Lass of Peatie's mill', 'The Highland Laddie', 'Busk ye buske ye my bonny bride', 'The last time I came o'er the moor', 'Corn riggs are bonny', 'Waly waly', 'Johnnie Faa', 'Lord Aboyne's welcome or Cumbernauld House', 'The Bush aboon Traquair', 'To danton me', 'The Birks of Envermay', 'Fife and all the Lands about it', 'Peggy I must love thee', 'Logan water', 'Pinkie House', 'The Sutours of Selkirk',...

Lament for the Auld house of Spottiswoode, by Alicia Spottiswoode

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Identifier: Coll-1477
Scope and Contents Autograph manuscript of an early unpublished poem In the poem, The Lament of the Auld House of Spottiswood ca. 1833.

The manuscript has been folded and sealed for delivery and bears the address, John Spottiswood Esquire, Spottiswood, Lauder.

Letter to John Aitken

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1265
Scope and Contents At E2010.16 there is an 'autograph letter signed' from Thomas Lyle to John Aitken at Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, dated 28 May 1827. The letter is concerned with Lyle's compilation Ancient ballads and songs and how, having received 'notice from Mr. Lumisden', he is aware of Aitken's 'willingness to suggest a few amendments and additions to the Lyrical MS'. Lyle has heard much about 'Mr Aitken's abilities, from Glasgow friends', and would regard 'any little assistance'...

Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...

Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Identifier: Coll-1393
Scope and Contents This fonds contains paper documents such as correspondence to Helen Patuffa Hood, concerts programmes and other printed materials; artworks by Helen Patuffa Hood; and material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides. In the out-sized box are some photographs of Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.

Papers of Alexander A. Aitchison, Musselburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: MS AIT
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below).

Papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, nee Montagu

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-336
Identifier: Coll-1839
Scope and Contents The papers consist of loose leaf songs and poems, letters, notes, 10 stitched booklets and a manuscript notebook all relating to, or produced by, Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford (1789-1857) a songwriter. There is both professional correspondence relating to the publication of her work and personal love letters between herself and her husband. Most of the records date from the latter half of Louisa’s life, when she was married, living in London and earning an income through her songwriting. Notes...

Peter Gallegan: Manuscript of poetry and song

 Fonds — Volume: Gen.43D
Identifier: Coll-1366
Scope and Contents This is a volume of Gaelic Irish songs and poems, with some tranlations in English, described by Hon. J. Abercromby as: "Peter Gallegan's sixth volume, being a collection of irish songs and poems ... transcribed from Peter Daly's manuscript, and also from other authors of the Irish language. Commenced on August 10th, 1841". 4 o, 702 pages.

R.A.M.C. song, originating in the Edinburgh University R.A.M.C.

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1705
Content Description Song text on card, entitled R.A.M.C. Song, and consisting of 5 x verses with chorus. On the rear in ms are the lines:
'here stop and spend a social hour in harmless
mirth and fun, let friendship reign, be
just and kind and evil, speak of none'

Scottish Students' Song Book Committee Ltd.

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Identifier: Coll-60
Scope and Contents The archives of the Scottish Students' Song Book Committee at MSS3172-3185 contain administrative records and miscellaneous items, including the memorandum and articles of the Committee, minute books, ledgers, administrative correspondence, folders of financial records, photographs; art-work for an illustrated edition; and, an engraved copper plate for printing shareholders certificates. The archive also includes printed material, mainlyThe Scottish Students' Song Bookin various editions, as...

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Aberdeen University Celtic Society (1853-:) 1
Aitken, John, 1793-1833 (bookseller and editor) 1
Barsanti, Francis, 1690-1772, flautist, oboist, composer. 1
Cameron, Rev Alexander, 1827-1888 (Free Church Minister) 1
Carmichael, Alexander, 1832-1912 (excise officer, folklorist and antiquarian | Edinburgh | Scotland) 1