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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:


Album of Arms, British and Foreign, with coloured plates, processions, battles, etc., chiefly in Dutch, also known as Michael Van Meer's Album Amicorum, 1614-1617

Identifier: La.III.283
Scope and Contents This exquisite manuscript of watercolour paintings gives a fascinating glimpse into the 17th century. Little is known of van Meer other than that he was a lieutenant in Hamburg who died on 13th October 1653. He clearly spent some time in London early in the century, as this album has numerous contemporary images of people and scenes in the capital city. The album amicorum (book of friends) is a kind of autograph book collected by early modern students or scholars from Germany or the Low...
Dates: 1614-1617

Autograph letter signed by William Robertson, 28 February 1791

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0163
Scope and Contents

Signed autograph letter from William Robertson, starting with 'Dear Sir', in part about his book on India and offering the sheets of his book to the French publisher he is addressing.

Dates: 28 February 1791

Four autograph letters signed by Allan Cunningham

 Collection — Box CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1889
Content Description A small group of four unrelated letters from Allan Cunningham to various correspondents, dating from 1826 to 1833 when dated. Letter to Jerdan (presumably William), 1 page 8vo, 29 November 1826, sending a 'Scots Almanack with the respects of our friend George Bagot the Bookseller'. Letter to Thomas ?Gaspay at Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, 1 page 4to, 27 Belgrave Place, 15 May 1828,...
Dates: 1826-1833

Letter to Edward Speyer from Sir Donald Francis Tovey, 24 March 1904

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L158
Scope and Contents

Letter, 24 March 1904, London, Donald Tovey to Edward Speyer. Discussion of musical autographs and their authenticity. Holograph signed, L156 - L161 sewn together.

Dates: 24 March 1904

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from S.C.J. Freeman-Matthews, 25 April 1900

Identifier: Coll-14/9/6/15
Scope and Contents

Freeman-Matthews, writing from Cape Town, requests Ewart's autograph for a collection of signatures of eminent and celebrated men and women that he is compiling.

Dates: 25 April 1900

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Paul Apfelstedt, 15 May 1887

Identifier: Coll-74/11/6/20
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Paul Apfelstedt requesting an example of Geikie's handwriting for his autograph album.

Dates: 15 May 1887

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from H. Reinhaller, c 1920

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1510
Scope and Contents

Letter, [n.d], H. Reinhaller to Donald Tovey. Attempting to interest Tovey in buying autographs of Brahms, Goethe, Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss and others. Holograph signed.

Dates: c 1920

Letter to The Librarian from G. I. C. de Courcy, 07 March 1962

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2127
Scope and Contents

Letter, 7 March 1962, New York, G. I. C. de Courcy to The Librarian, Reid School of music. Asking If the library has any copies of autograph letters from Joseph Joachim. Typescript signed, with annotation in pencil, from the librarian to Mary Grierson.

Dates: 07 March 1962

Letters from Thomas Chalmers to various correspondents

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-360
Identifier: Coll-1856
Scope and Contents A group of thirteen letters from Thomas Chalmers to various correspondents, 1820-1846. Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 16 February 1820: ('One reason for calling 1 upon you this evening was earnestly to solicit the hastening forward of our school estimates. Another was to speak to you of Mr McLeod in his capacity as a candidate for the reading school belonging to the Highland...
Dates: 1820-1846

Liber amicorum of the family, 1st half of 20th century

 Item — Box CLX-A-1142
Identifier: Coll-1937/6
Scope and Contents

Liber Amicorum that may have belonged to ‘Tony Turner’. It contains signatures from friends and family (including William Aldren turner, John William Aldren Turner, Arthur Logan Turner, and William Turner), from 1909 to 1932.

Dates: 1st half of 20th century