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Church History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the institutional history of the church

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Account of 'Clann 'Ic Illemhicheil' [Carmichaels], 14 December 1864

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/3
Scope and Contents Account of 'Clann 'Ic Illemhicheil' [Carmichaels], collected from Eoghan Mac Illemhicheil [Hugh Carmichael], age 80, Druim-na-moine, Apuinn [Druim-na-moina, Apainn/Appin, Earra-Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in which he describes the family as being the oldest clan in the area (six hundred years), originating in Annat. He gives a brief account of Alexander's own family, the Barons of Taigh Sgurrain: their descent from the Easbaig Bàn or Fair-haired Bishop, and the loss of their lands to Sir Donald...

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

MS 178: Historiae Ecclesiasticae Tripartitae Epitome [incomplete], by Epiphanius Scholasticus, 12th century

 Item
Identifier: MS 178
Contents MS 178 contains a copy of a 6th-century Church history by Epiphanius Scholasticus. The work takes the form of twelve books, and became the primary clerical manual for Church history in the medieval west for centuries. The 12-part book is often presented in early print publications/manuscript copies as the work of Cassiodorus. However, it was originally a work of Latin translations of the histories of Socrates, Sozomen, and Theodoret produced by Cassiodorus's friend and colleague at the...

Note about the last priest at Achnandoun, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/36
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Father MacPhail, the last priest at Achnandoun [Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore], that he baptised Donul ban Maccolla grandfather of Donald who went to Canada.

Note about the last priest at Clachan, August 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/37
Scope and Contents Note probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire that Father MacGregor was the last priest at Clachan [Lios Mòr/Lismore].

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),...