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Booksellers and bookselling

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

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Outgoing correspondence and copy reply letters, 24 Feb 1981 - 15 Apr 1981

Identifier: GD61/4/3/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondence sent by the Secretary of the Edinburgh Branch of the Scottish Homosexual Rights Group (SHRG). Topics discussed include the Gay Centre’s book collective, the befriending group’s cheque book, and premises management.

Dates: 24 Feb 1981 - 15 Apr 1981

Possible Archive. Letters, 23 Apr 1992 - 3 Mar 1995

Identifier: GD61/4/1/9
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include training (including gay issues and awareness training for Lothian and Borders Police); statistics (attendance at team meetings), staffing (resignations); safer sex campaigning leaflets, both Lesbian safer sex and for men who have sex with men; HIV and AIDS education (including the Take Care Campaign); bus advertising campaign; Switchboard Meridian profile; the Age of Consent campaign; correspondence sent to members; the West and Wilde Bookshop Development Fund;...
Dates: 23 Apr 1992 - 3 Mar 1995

Scrapbook of curiosity, 1730-1771; 1840s;1859

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0240
Scope and Contents This ‘scrapbook of curiosity’ consists of 18th century original advertisements of Rare and Curious Books, Jests, Wits, Facetia, Books on Angling, Poetry from 1730 to 1771. The title page is written in neat, probably late-18th century manuscriptA compilation of over 170 advertisements for new publications, cut from a variety of daily, weekly and monthly periodicals of the mid-18th century. Many of the snippets ate dated, but the works from which they have been extracted are not...
Dates: 1730-1771; 1840s;1859

SHRG Edinburgh Befriending Team Minutes, 12 Jan 1983

Identifier: GD61/1/1/2/38
Scope and Contents

Topics discussed include: control of Befriending Team's finances; visit from the police regarding books on sale; artificial insemination; meeting with Edinburgh District Council on Alcoholism; a forum which would host workshops on counselling; future financing; membership update; and an agreement to contact Samaritans to discuss their policy on dealing with suicide calls.

Dates: 12 Jan 1983

Two Autograph Letters Signed from James Halliwell to Sir William Tite, giving his professional advice on books relating to Shakespeare, 20 May 1865; 1 January 1866

 File — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0029
Scope and Contents Two Autograph Letters Signed from James Halliwell (later Halliwell-Phillipps) to Sir William Tite (1798-1873, architect). Both sent from 6 St Mary's Place, West Brampton, London, 20th May 1865 and 1st January 1866.In the first letter dated 20 May 1865, Halliwell gives his professional advice on a copy of a book with an "interesting connexion to Shakespeare" that Tite is interested in for his collection. He also advises on how much the book would fetch at a sale, and how much to...
Dates: 20 May 1865; 1 January 1866