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Family papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of pamphlets on the Earldom of Mar

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1973
Scope and Contents Scrapbook entitled 'A Collection of pamphlets etc. on the Earldom of Mar' containing pamphlets, letters, reports, transcripts, and newspaper cuttings related to the controversy regarding the Earl of Mar title that took place during the years 1875-1885, opposing Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of Kellie, and John Francis Goodeve-Erskine, Earl of Mar. The texts collected in this scrapbook clearly defend the latter.The dispute spanned over 10 years, and was between Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of...
Dates: 1875-1885

Coltness Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-17
Scope and Contents The collection of Coltness Papers contains letters, family documents, commonplace books, accounts, historical and bioraphical manuscripts, and certificates dating mainly from the 17th-19th centuries, and relating to the Steuart family. See the box list fore more details.
Dates: 1623-1994

Papers of Frederick Couper and family

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-372
Identifier: Coll-1870
Scope and Contents Correspondence Frederick Couper's testimonials Notes and documents relating to genealogy and family history Legal documents Photographs of Frederick Couper Bookkeeping notebook A substantial archive of original manuscript correspondence, documents, photographs and printed material relating to the...
Dates: 1530-1935

Papers of John V. Stuart Duncan

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2002
Content Description This fonds consists of students records, correspondence, diaries, photographs, and training books formerly belonging to Flying Officer John V. Stuart Duncan RAFVR, killed aged 20 on active service in Weston Zoyland, Somerset, on 30 May 1943. School and University records; Diaries (one marked vol. 2, one small diary); Letters during his time in the UK; while training in Florida;...
Dates: c 1920s-c 1940s

Papers of Joseph Joachim and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1711
Scope and Contents The papers consist of letters, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programmes and music scores mainly relating to Joseph Joachim. Most of the records date from the later part of his life and after his death. Other members of his family are mentioned too, in particular his wife Amalie Joachim and his nephew Harold Henry Joachim, as well as his grand-nieces Jelly d'Arányi and Adila Fachiri.The collection contains descriptions of Joseph Joachim’s character by his relatives,...
Dates: 19th-20th century

Papers of Rev. Earle Monteith Macphail

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-91
Scope and Contents The papers at shelfmark Gen. 2044-2073 consist of notebooks of notes from lectures at Edinburgh University and in India, 1878-1890.At MSS 2592-2593 there are personal papers including correspondence, a school notebook of handwriting dated 1875, and a school fees receipt dated 1869; photographs; notes of Natural Philosophy classes, 1879; and, essays, 1879. There is material marking celebrations of Edinburgh University Tercentenary; material of the Dialectic Society and the Diagnostic...
Dates: circa 1869-1930

Papers of Richard Bright and James Franck Bright

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-344
Scope and Contents The papers are composed of an accumulation of manuscript letters to both Richard Bright and his son James Franck Bright and letters between other correspondents. The letters collected by the daughters of the Bright family include those from Roget, Lord Salisbury, Oscar Wilde, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, Elizabeth Fry, and Robert Browning and many other nineteenth century notables. The collection includes a manuscript fragment - or leaf - from the Origin of the...
Dates: 19th century - 20th century

Papers of Sir William Turner and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1937
Scope and Contents This fonds consists mostly of certificates, diplomas, letters, and official documents related to Sir William Turner (1832-1916), to his son William Aldren Turner (1864-1945), and his grandson John William Aldren Turner (1911-1980). It also includes documents related to John Aymers MacDougall (1844-1928), and a significant number of family photographs which seemingly belonged to Arthur Patrick Logan Turner (fl 1940s-1970s).
Dates: 1850s-1970s

Papers of the Anderson, Urquhart and Graham Families

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1835
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, inventories, student notes, sermons, and business accounts relating to the members of the Anderson, Urquhart, and Graham families (all related). The material covers the 18th and 19th centuries and relates to subjects as varied as ironmongery, sea travel, study of humanities in the 1820s, preaching and sermons, school teaching, etc. This collection provides an excellent insight into the daily life in Edinburgh in the late 1700s and in the 1800s.
Dates: 1761-1979

Papers of the Balfour-Melville family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1934
Scope and Contents Papers of four members of the Balfour-Melville family: Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, James Balfour-Melville of Strathkinness, John Whyte-Melville of Strathkinness, and Mary Louisa Dundas, later Mrs J. H. Balfour-Melville. 15 notebooks containing mainly lecture notes, essays, etc., that belonged to Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, ca 1910-1962. Diary of James Balfour-Melville of...
Dates: 1817-1867; c 1910-1962