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Libraries--Gifts, legacies

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Accession book: Reid fund, 1841-1843

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.54
Scope and Contents Record of books purchased (probably) from the Reid fund.
Dates: 1841-1843

Accessions book, 1693-1789

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.34
Scope and Contents Record of purchases, 1693-1719. General book of disbursements on the purchase of bookbindings etc. Written by Robert Henderson, Librarian, 25 July 1693- 26 February 1719. [pp 1-43]. Receipt book or record of borrowings, 14 April 1767 - 07 January 1769. Includes (pp 191-293) alphabetical cataloge of books in presses MN 1 P - MN 5 P. These were the presses that contained James Nairne's bequest. The catalogue contains a number of cross references and subject...
Dates: 1693-1789

Author catalogue, early 18th century

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.5
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.5
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus librorum in bibleotheca Universitatis Edinensis secundum Auctorum nomina ordine alphabetica digestos. No. 2 '. A copy of the catalogue of the Nairn bequest (1678) is inserted.
Dates: early 18th century

Author catalogue, POEMS-Z, Nairn Drummond, 17th -18th century

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.4
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.4
Scope and Contents 'Bibliotheca Edinburgena publica, sive index alphabeticus authorum operumque.' 3rd volume of 3. Bound in at the end of this volume are the printed catalogues of the Drummond donation (1627) and the Nairn bequest (1678).
Dates: 17th -18th century

Correspondence regarding F.A.E Crew's bequest to the Institute Library, 1968-1992

 File — Box EUA-A-66, Box: data_value_missing_b6eab8541aea4c0d92f5e8f535ccb704, Box: data_value_missing_bcda03cd979be0a4e63347dd555f4744
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/7
Scope and Contents The material also contains a list of the books bequeathed to the Institute by Crew, and related correspondence, including two letters from Crew to Waddington about the bequest, and letters between the Institute and Crew's family about the eventual despatch of the books. There is also present a copy of Waddington's additional note on Crew's obituary which he sent to The Times.
Dates: 1968-1992

Donations book, 1667-1824

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.31
Scope and Contents 'Henderson's Donations Book': a record of books donated to the University Library, 1667-1755, preceded by a list of earlier benefactors. Some entries for 1764-1824 have been added at a later date (see note by A. Brunton on page 76v).
Dates: 1667-1824

Donations from candidates for A.M., 1627-1696

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.32
Scope and Contents 'Candidatorum euerget [...] Bibliothecae Catalogus incheatus anno Doi. 1627' . Contains the names of the [Arts] candidates and the amount they gave, also the titles of the books bought, with the prices. According to a note on p. 138 it was decided in 1693 that this book should not be continued but there should be substituted books of accounts for each class. Contains a reference on p. 43 to John Dunlop being named Keeper of the Library on the death of Thomas Crawford, though it is...
Dates: 1627-1696

Donations lists, 1619-1644

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.29
Scope and Contents Bound manuscript and printed lists (27) of books donated, or purchased from funds donated, 1619-1644.
Dates: 1619-1644

Letter to Dr. Jekyll from Sophie Weisse, 26 Sepember 1917

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2621
Scope and Contents Letter, 26 Sepember 1917, Surrey, Sophie Weisse to Dr. Jekyll. Discussions concerning Tovey's library, an estimated cost of the library and a suggestion that the library be donated to Balliol college, Oxford. Holograph signed.
Dates: 26 Sepember 1917

Letter to Mr. Jekyll from Sophie Weisse, c1940

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2637
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Sophie Weisse to Mr. Jekyll. Outlining Miss. Weisse's plans for Tovey's library and requesting that Jekyll send someone to value the books and library as a whole. Holograph incomplete.
Dates: c1940