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Acquisitions (Libraries)

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

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Curators' meeting book, 1852-1860

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.73, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_3638c38cd87c18a4c47e6c4f0f7ff83e
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.73
Scope and Contents Details of books recommended for purchase, books presented etc., from meetings of the Library Curators, 04 May 1852 - 26 July 1860.
Dates: 1852-1860

Curators' meeting book, 1872-1881

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.74, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_52c045449e0503707e0722dccef55f39
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.74
Scope and Contents Details of books recommended for purchase from meetings of the Library Curators, 11 January 1872 - 12 January 1881.
Dates: 1872-1881

Curators' meeting book, 1881-1887

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.75, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_3f67742549355bd6c5fec0a774dd83a0
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.75
Scope and Contents Details of books recommended for purchase, books presented (October 1882 - 07 January 1887), from meetings of the Library Curators, 23 February 1881 - 17 November 1886.
Dates: 1881-1887

Donations book, 1667-1824

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

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

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 from Georgina Gregory donating these papers, December 1869

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C/p1
Scope and Contents Letter from Georgina Gregory, Canaan Lodge. It states that, "Principal Forbes particularly requested my brother, John Gregory, to give these M.S.S. to the University, which my brother had agreed to do. But circumstances prevented my brother from offering them to the University at the time."
The letter also described the collection as containing items papers of various members of the Gregory/Gregorie family and that a volume of Archibald Pitcairn's papers accompanies them.
Dates: December 1869

Matriculation book, 1653-1704

Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.33
Scope and Contents Catalogus discipulorum qui studiorum suorum initio Bibliothecam Edinburgenam auxerunt'; a record of contributions paid by students at matriculation, 1653-1695, with details of books purchased and other disbursements for Library purposes to 1693. Also annual balances of Library accounts, 1695-1704.
Dates: 1653-1704

Matriculation Laureation accounts, 1693-1765

Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.35
Scope and Contents Matriculation and Laureation accounts for classes of Regent William Law, 1693/1694 - 1708/1709; Matriculation accounts for Humanities classes, 1709/1710 - 1720/1721 (Prof. L Dundas), 1726/1727 - 1733/1734 (Prof. A. Watt), 1734/1735 - 1740/1741 (Prof. J. Kerr), 1741/1742 - 1764/1765 (Prof. G. Stuart).
Dates: 1693-1765

Matriculation Laureation accounts, 1694-1746

Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.36
Scope and Contents Matriculation accounts for classes of Regents H. Kennedy, 1694/1695 - 1696/1697, A. Massie, 1698/1699 - 1702/1703 and R. Stewart, 1703/1704 - 1711/1712. Laureation accounts for 1698. 1702, 1706, 1710, 1712 and 1713-1746.
Dates: 1694-1746