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Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Scottish History


Ayrshire Archives

  • Hunter Blair family, baronets, of Blairquhan: family and legal papers c1700-1960 (Accession 884)
  • Houison-Craufurd family of Craufurdland: corresp, financial records, diaries and papers 16th cent-20th cent (Accession 942)
  • Kennedy family, Marquesses of Ailsa: Cassillis estate papers 18th cent-20th cent (Accession 977)
  • Thomas Byrne, pawnbroker, Saltcoats: day book 1891-1892 (Accession 1022)
  • Glenfield & Kennedy Ltd, hydraulic engineers, Kilmarnock: plant journals 1899-1940 (Accession 948)
  • James Kirkwood, baker, Maybole: order and receipt books c1940-1980 (Accession 951)
  • Nobel's Explosives Co Ltd, explosives and chemical manufacturers, Ardeer: records incl accounts, promotional material and photographs (Accession 1055)
  • West Kilbride Gas Light Co Ltd: consumers members book 1913-1931 (Accession 1024)
  • Annbank Primary School, Ayr: log book, admission registers 1879-1979 (Accession 1003)
  • Ardrossan Coursing Club: minute book 1815-1832 (Accession 1014)
  • Ardrossan and Saltcoats Golf Club: minute book 1917-1927 (Accession 1015)
  • Ardrossan Lawn Tennis Club: minute books and accounts 1884-1933 (Accession 1017)
  • Ardrossan Artillery Corps: minute book 1860-1878 (Accession 1012)
  • Ayr Secession Church: kirk session minute books 1772-1825 (Accession 867)
  • Ayr Faculty of Solicitors: minutes, letter books, library catalogue 1710-1974 (Accession 1046)
  • Ayr Relief Juvenile Female Society: minute book 1827-1866 (Accession 838)
  • Ayr Typographical Society: cash book 1951-1969 (Accession 844)
  • Ayr County Constabulary: report and returns books 1865-1905 (Accession 842)
  • Ayr Club: minutes, accounts, corresp, membership lists and photographs 1905-2001 (Accession 950)
  • Ayrshire War Relief Committee: minute book 1941-1944 (Accession 966)
  • Ayrshire Volunteer Artillery: minute book 1878-1880 (Accession 1020)
  • Burns Monument Trust, Alloway: financial records, corresp and ephemera rel to Robert Burns, Burns Monument and Burns Cottage c1818-1990 (Accession 1007)
  • Colmonell Road Trustees: minutes 1847-1882 (Accession 972)
  • Girvan Road Trustees: records 1847-1882 (Accession 971)
  • Girvan Burgh: additional records 1785-1975 (Accession 969)
  • Kilmarnock and Loudoun Twinning Association: minutes 1975-1994 (Accession 855)
  • Kilmarnock Rotary Club: minutes, corresp 1927-2001 (Accession 1050)
  • Lady Margaret Hospital, Millport: ledger 1936-1941 (Accession 998)
  • Maybole St Crispinites Burns Club: minute book 1896-1954 (Accession 905)
  • Maybole Parish Church: kirk session records 1777-1896 (Accession 827)
  • Montgomerie Milk Record Society: minutes, cash books etc 1911-1929 (Accession 965)
  • New Cumnock Parish Church: records incl those of predecessor Free and Reformed Presbyterian churches (Accession 915)
  • Newton on Ayr New Church: records incl kirk session minutes and communion rolls 1843-1916 (CH3/795)
  • Newton on Ayr Parish Church: baptismal and proclamation registers, accounts 1843-1960 (Accession 953)
  • North Ayrshire Museum Association: minutes, cash books, visitors books etc c1900-1970 (Accession 880)
  • Ochiltree Farmers Society: minutes and accounts 1846-1995 (Accession 860)
  • Orr Memorial United Free Church, Fenwick: records incl those of various Fenwick missionary societies 1782-1927 (Accession 978)
  • Prestwick District Water Committee: minute book 1873-1902 (Accession 839)
  • Prestwick Burgh: additional records incl charters, court books, minutes, accounts and corresp 1470-1975 (Accession 886)
  • Saltcoats Subscription School: attendance books 1865-1872 (Accession 1016)
  • Saltcoats and Stevenston Volunteer Rifle Corps: minutes 1860-1866 (Accession 1011)
  • Saltcoats Town House Society: minute book 1823-1836 (Accession 1019)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Dunlop branch: administrative and financial records 1919-1990 (Accession 835)
  • St Columba's Episcopal Church, Largs: registers of services, vestry minutes, administrative records, architects drawings (Accession 1056)
  • United Original Secession Church, Wallacetown: account book and journal 1842-1948 (Accession 864)
  • Wallacetown School, Ayr: records incl admission registers, log books 1868-2000 (Accession 832)
  • West of Scotland Agricultural College, Auchincruive: minutes, list of governors etc 1902-1988 (Accession 928)
  • West Kilbride Horticultural Society: records incl minutes and cash books 20th cent (Accession 1045)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Peter Drummond, plumber and gasfitter, Dumfries: corresp, bills and estimates 1869-1950 (GGD543)
  • Drumohr Knitwear: business and family papers, photographs 1731-2003 (GGD538)
  • McJerrow & Stevens, solicitors, Lockerbie: accounts and administrative records of local farms 1903-1961 (GGD539)
  • Dumfries United Presbyterian Church: minutes 1787-1865 (RH10)
  • Dumfries Synod: draft minutes 1899-1992 (RH10)
  • Dumfries Round Table: attendance book and photograph album 1991-2003 (GGD62)
  • Dumfries Industrial School: corresp and photographs 1910-1936 (GGD1)
  • Galloway and Upper Nithsdale Conservative Association: additional minutes and accounts 1959-2002 (GGD490)
  • Gavin Maxwell Memorial Campaign: corresp, papers and photographs 1977-1978 (GGD531)

Dundee City Archives

  • Unidentified apothecary: notes c1700
  • Cyclists Touring Club: Dundee District Association: minutes, cash book, membership list 1927-1953
  • Hammerman Incorporation of Dundee: lockit book 1587-2004
  • Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee: additional Master Fund Court minute book 1989-1996

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Hunter & Foulis Ltd, bookbinders, Edinburgh: records 1837-1984 (Acc 676)
  • Melroses Ltd, tea and coffee merchants, Leith: records 1815-1974 (Acc 690)
  • Robert Walker, surgeon and apothecary, and Dr John Walker, surgeon, Edinburgh: letter books 1779-1816 (Acc 699)
  • Incorporation of Coopers of Leith: records 1550-1862 (Acc 668)
  • Magdalene Asylum, Edinburgh: minutes 1798-1938 (Acc 673)
  • Wellington Street Congregational Church, Portobello: records 1846-1989 (Acc 689)

Guildhall Library

  • Royal Scottish Corporation, London: court and committee minute books, financial records, corresp etc 1820-1998 (Ms 35760-812)

Highland Council Archive

  • Colin V Dodgson, climber: climbing diaries, mainly rel to the Lake District and Scotland 1927-1990 (D 868)
  • Soirle Macdonald, North Carolina loyalist: papers 1770-1827 (D 928)
  • McDermott Marine Construction Ltd, Ardersier: production photographs and files 1974-2001 (D 922)
  • Brora Community Asssociation and Council: minutes, accounts and corresp 1962-2001 (D 883)
  • Northern Infirmary, Inverness: annual reports, accounts, tenders and contracts, corresp incl material rel to proposed lunatic asylum 1830-1909 (D 872)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Brora branch: minute books 1954-2001 (D 881)
  • St John's Old Kilwinning Lodge, Inverness: minutes, accounts, membership and attendance rolls, corresp etc, incl St Andrew's and Union lodges 1737-1989 (D 883)
  • Tain Labour Party: minute book 1945-1954 (D 894)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Caledonian Society (addnl): treasurer's files 20th cent (ACC 2004/12)

North Highland Archive

  • John Green, Highland Region councillor: papers rel to his time as a councillor 1977-95 (P510)
  • Wick Co-operative Society: records (P563)
  • Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise: minutes and reports 2000-2003 (P497)
  • Civil Aviation Authority, Wick Airport: records 1969-1986 (P562)
  • London Caithness Association: additional records (P538)
  • Royal Burgh of Wick Community Council: minutes 2002-2004 (P504)
  • Sinclair Bay Community Council: minutes 2000-2003 (P505)
  • Wick High School: board minutes 2001-2004 (P506)
  • George and Janet Manson: letters, mainly rel to the appointment of a school teacher to Greenland School, Caithness 1865-1866 (P583)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Carrick-Buchanan family of Drumpellier: additional coal mining records 18th cent-19th cent (U1)
  • Russel & Aitken, solicitors, Falkirk: Greenfield estate papers, maps and plans c1860-1922 (U107)
  • Airdrie Flower Club: minutes and papers 1964-2004
  • Bedlay Cemetery, Chryston: register of interments, corresp, lair plans 1879-1975 (U125)
  • Chryston Mutual Improvement Society: minute book 1901-1906 (U126)
  • Gartcosh Public Hall: minutes, corresp, press cuttings 1902-1968 (U129)
  • Muirhead Public Halls: rents cash book, rent books 1907-1950 (U128)
  • Chapman family, Gartcosh: property records and photographs 1891-1906 (U130)
  • Lizzie McIntosh Stirling, poet and novelist: papers, incl corresp with Walter De La Mare and John Masefield c1928-87 (U124)

Renfrewshire Archives

  • Clyde Combustions Ltd, oil fuel burner manufacturers, Glasgow: directors minutes, memoranda and articles of association, accounts, wages records 1920-1973 (R3)
  • Merksworth High School, Paisley: log books 1972-2002 (2004/01)
  • Oakshaw High School, Paisley: log books 1968-1974 (2004/01)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Borthwick family of Crookston: volume of newspapers from the library of John Borthwick (1787-1845), advocate, with his notes on them 1832-1841 (SBA/269)
  • John Little, mason and builder, Denholm: day book 1848-1878 (SBA/300)
  • Duns heritors: minutes (SBA/272)
  • Abbey St Bathans Parish Council accounts and Hutton Parish Council minutes, assessment and communicants rolls (SBA/271)
  • Scottish Borders Amateur Athletic Association: additional records (SBA/111)
  • Selkirk Labour Party: minutes, etc incl Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles Constituency Labour Party 20th cent (SBA/270)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Graham family of Rednock and Duchray: records (addnl) 1755-1885
  • Glenample farm, Lochearnhead: diaries 1879-1908
  • Grampian Engineering & Motor Co Ltd, disinfecting apparatus makers, Stirling: records 1886-1957
  • Alloa shipping registers: registers 1894-1988
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute: Stirlingshire branches: records
  • Stirling Business and Professional Women's Club: records 1948-1984
  • Stirling Natural History and Archaeological Society: minutes 1878- 1939
  • Stirling Yorkshire Society: records 1964-1995
  • Stirling Bowling Club: minutes 1862-1979
  • Stirling Parochial Board: poor relief assessment records 1854-1872
  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service: Stirling County branches: records c1950-2004

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Petition to the Scottish army from citizens of Newcastle, then under Scottish control c1640 (DX1148)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Ernest Gold, meteorologist and deputy director of the Meteorological Office: papers incl diaries, travel journals, corresp and material rel to family history of the Gold family of Warwickshire and the Harlow family of Scotland 19th cent - 20th cent (CR3868)
  • Nuneaton and District Scottish Society: minutes, membership registers and visitors' books 1949-1994 (CR3863)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Graham family of Airth: additional family papers 18th cent-19th cent (Acc.12290)
  • Lockhart family, baronets, of Lee and Carnwath: additional estate papers c1860-1950 (Acc.12344)
  • Nancy Angus: diaries rel to life in Chile and London 1907-1960 (Acc.12365)
  • John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, novelist, historian, MP, governor-general of Canada: additional literary MSS and papers 1898-1940 (Acc.12329)
  • Lionel Henry Daiches, advocate: corresp and papers (Acc.12278)
  • Sir Frank Fraser Darling, ecologist: additional literary MSS 1938-65 (Acc.12334)
  • Emile Joseph Dillon, philologist, author and journalist: papers 1875-1912 (Acc.12382)
  • David Douglas, bookseller and publisher: scrapbooks containing memoirs of his life and professional career 1847-1903 (Acc.12309)
  • John Telfer Dunbar, costume historian: additional papers and prints (Acc.12390)
  • Margaret Elphinstone, author: additional literary papers 1988-2003 (Acc.12457)
  • Alison Fell, poet and novelist: literary papers 1974-2001 (Acc.12394)
  • Alastair David Shaw Fowler, poet and scholar: additional corresp 1970-73, 2000-03 (Acc.12377)
  • Angus Graham, architectural historian: additional corresp and literary papers (Acc.12318)
  • James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, MP: papers rel to Rudolf Hess 1970-2004 (Acc.12412)
  • James Alexander Douglas-Hamilton, MP: papers rel to the 10th and 11th Earls of Selkirk and the Selkirk peerage 1945-2004 (Acc.12413)
  • Sir Theodore Martin, biographer: additional papers, cuttings etc c1844-1901 (Acc.12323)
  • Sean Rafferty, poet: literary papers (Acc.12351)
  • Alastair Reid, poet: additional literary papers 1951-2003 (Acc.12450)
  • Sir Lewis Robertson, administrator and industrialist: additional corresp and papers c1991-2003 (Acc.12345)
  • Neil Ross, Church of Scotland minister and gaelic scholar: papers (Acc.12354)
  • Elizabeth Sandford, traveller: travel journals, notes and photographs 1951-87 (Acc.12437)
  • Thomas Blantyre Simpson, Sheriff of Perth and Angus: literary papers 1946-48 (Acc.12452)
  • Sir George Adam Smith, Old Testament scholar: additional papers 1897-1998 (Acc.12452)
  • Janet Buchanan Adam Smith, author and journalist: additional papers 1928-2000 (Acc.12342)
  • Alison Stewart, author: literary papers c1930-60 (Acc.12326)
  • Robert Waterston, printer and stationer: papers, mainly rel to Waterston family and to George Waterston & Sons Ltd, printers, stationers and sealing wax manufacturers, Edinburgh 18th cent-20th cent (Acc.12330)
  • Canongate Publishing Ltd, Edinburgh: corresp and papers rel to the the publication of the Canongate Classics series 1985-2003 (Acc.12340)
  • Morning Star Press, Edinburgh: additional papers 1998-2002 (Acc.12327)
  • North Angus Co-operative Society Ltd: minutes, financial and other records of predecessor societies 1861-1984 (Acc.12383)
  • Raymond Press, Cullen: records, mainly sample books 1967-1997 (Acc.12322)
  • James Thin Ltd, booksellers, Edinburgh: accounts, administrative and staff records incl papers rel to Bristo Street Secession Church 1848-2004 (Acc.12384)
  • Clan Mackay Society: additional minute books, library catalogues and related papers (Acc.12350)
  • Clan Gregor Society: additional genealogical material (Acc.12235)
  • Edinburgh Chopin Circle: records 1967-2003 (Acc.12352)
  • Edinburgh Festival Society Ltd: additional papers 1992-2001 (Acc.12296)
  • Glasgow Moray and Banffshire Friendly Society: minutes 1893-1944 (Acc.12315)
  • Kilmarnock Unionist Club: minutes 1956-1991 (Acc.12312)
  • Kilmarnock Liberal Association and Club: minutes 1946-1974 (Acc.12313)
  • Newbattle Abbey College: minutes, annual reports, accounts, corresp 1940-2000 (Acc.12299)
  • Saltire Society: additional records 1971-2001 (Acc.12256)
  • Saltire Society: additional records 1981-2004 (Acc.12393)
  • Scottish Labour History Society: additional records 1969-1986 (Acc.12325)
  • Scottish Sculpture Trust: records 1985-2003 (Acc.12357)
  • Stair Society: records 1934-2003 (Acc.12416)


NHS Greater Glasgow Archives

  • Ian Donald, obstetrician and developer of ultrasound: personal and professional papers incl material rel to pro-life campaigning
  • Edward McCombie McGirr, physician: additional papers
  • Glasgow Royal Maternity and Women's Hospital: additional admissions register 1834-1843
  • Greater Glasgow Primary Care NHS Trust: additional committee minutes and papers 2000-2003


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Wolrige-Gordon family of Hallhead and Esslemont: family and Esslemont estate papers c1650-1990
  • Gordon family of Letterfourie: estate papers 1508-1819 (MS 3745)
  • John Cumming, minister of Crown Court Church, Covent Garden: papers 19th cent
  • David Daube, jurist: papers and library
  • Alexander Stuart Douglas, physician, scientist and haematologist: professional papers 1946-97
  • Gilbert Frewin Hamilton, anatomist: corresp and papers incl those of his wife Margaret 20th cent (MS 3750)
  • Robert Douglas Lockhart, anatomist: additional papers 20th cent (MS 3270)
  • Sir William Robertson Nicoll, journalist: additional family papers c1920-90 (MS 3518)
  • Robert Wilson, physician and traveller: additional papers 1779-1867
  • Ledingham Chalmers, solicitors, Aberdeen: additional records 18th cent-20th cent
  • North Of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Shipping Co Ltd: additional records 20th cent (MS 3697)
  • Aberdeen University: Department of Anatomy records 19th cent-20th cent (MSU 1332)
  • Aberdeen Philosophical Society: additional records c1880-1938
  • Bert Murray Scottish music collection 20th cent

Dundee University Archives

  • Peter Carmichael, engineer and textile mill manager: additional letters, diaries and notebooks 19th cent (MS 102)
  • Charles Alexander McKean, Professor of Architecture: papers rel to architecture and development in Scotland, incl his involvement with the National Trust for Scotland (2004/143)
  • Dundee Royal Infirmary: minutes and joint committee minutes 1793-1948 (2004/140)
  • Dundee University Sports Union: minutes, accounts and photographs c1960-1999 (2004/153)
  • Forfarshire Medical Association: additional minutes, papers and reports 20th cent (2004/138)
  • Murray Royal Hospital, Perth: minutes, annual reports, patient records, case books, staff and visitors records incl registers rel to Murthly District Asylum c1850-1970 (2004/145)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Tom Burns, sociologist: additional papers (E2004.8)
  • Donald Neil MacCormick, Scottish Nationalist MEP: papers, reports etc (E2004.27)
  • Percy Edwin Alan Johnson-Marshall, urban designer, regional planner and educator: papers (PJM)
  • William Henry Walsh, professor of logic and metaphysics: papers incl lecture notes (E2004.23)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Leslie Alcock, archaeologist: research notes and papers rel to excavations (Accn 2507)
  • Sir Alexander Ross Belch, shipbuilder: business and family papers c1930-97 (Accn 2612)
  • Catherine Hastie, law graduate: papers rel to her employment with the Foreign Office and UNESCO (Accn 2519)
  • Sir Hector James Wright Hetherington, university administrator: additional papers 1915-65 (DC 8)
  • Sir Alwyn Williams, geologist and Principal of Glasgow University: additional papers c1950-2004 (DC223)
  • Ailsa Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Troon: additional plans and specifications c1970-1979 (GD400)
  • Geological Society of Glasgow: minutes, financial records, membership papers, photographs 1858-1980 (Accn 2561)
  • Glasgow Archaeological Society: minutes, corresp, publications etc 1880-2002 (DC66)
  • Glasgow Field Geological Society: minutes, guardbook of notices, papers rel to Scottish Journal of Geology 1858-1990 (Accn 2561)
  • Glasgow University Ladies Club: minute books and photographs 1984-1999 (Accn 2542)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Susan Boyd, scriptwriter: papers, incl scripts for Eastenders, Casualty etc (STA)
  • Anne Downie, playwright: additional scripts 20th cent (STA Mn 47)
  • Edwin George Morgan, writer and poet: additional papers (MS Morgan)
  • Una Rota, art dealer: papers, corresp rel to Annie French, card index of Scottish artists (MS Gen)

Heriot-Watt University Archives

  • Arthur Bell (Scotch Tweeds) Ltd, woollen manufacturers: records (AB)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies Library

  • Alexander Sandilands, missionary: corresp diaries and papers rel to work in Bechuanaland 1927-1940 (MS380813)