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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Scottish History


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Alexander Marshall McKenzie, architect: plans of alterations and additions to Marischal College, Aberdeen 1889-1903 (DD1442)
  • William Taggart & Son, granite merchants, Aberdeen: papers, photographs and plans of Allenvale Granite Works 20th cent (ACC1440)
  • Aberdeen Speakers Club: papers and publications 20th cent (DD1447)

Aberdeen City Archives, Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • Gordon family of Wardhouse: legal corresp rel to the entail of the Gordon of Wardhouse estate after the death of Carlos Pedro Gordon 1897-1898 (DD1428)
  • Banchory Central School: head teacher's log book 1878-1905 (GR6S/K6/1/5)
  • Inverbervie Burgh: scroll minute book containing drafts minutes of main council meetings 1892-1896 (ACC1457)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Robert Love of Beith, antiquary: scrapbooks (AA/DC/115)
  • Ayr Corporation Water Works: records incl corresp 1824-1919 (09/67)
  • Dalquharran Colliery: additional records 1833-1851 (AA/DC/82)
  • Eglinton Iron Co: records incl report books and receipt books 1859-1886 (AA/DC/190)
  • Kilwinning Garage: records 1930-1940 (AA/DC/183)
  • Nobel's Explosives Co Ltd, explosives and chemical manufacturers, Ardeer: additional records 20th cent
  • Ayr Inner Wheel Club: minutes 1964-2001 (09/45)
  • Ayr Hammermen Friendly Society: records incl accounts 1818-1909 (AA/DC/26)
  • Ayr, Newton and Wallacetown Dispensary: case books 1817-1834 (AA/DC/21; AA/DC/52)
  • Ayr and Bute Water Board: minutes 1967-1973
  • Castlepark Community Nursery, Irvine: records incl nurses register 1943-1973
  • Colmonell War Memorial Committee: records incl minutes and corresp 1919-1950
  • Crosshouse Primary School: admissions registers 1870-1900 (CO3/10/7/65)
  • Cumbrae Community Council: minutes and corresp 1980-1989 (09/67)
  • Galston Parish Council: minutes 1928-1930 (09/61)
  • Garnock Choral Society: records incl minutes and corresp 1970-2006 (09/78)
  • Gordon Memorial Church, Catrine: cash book and communicants roll book 1937-1954 (09/83)
  • Irvine Burgh: dean of guild licences 1883-1975
  • Kilmarnock Literary Association: records incl minutes 1854-1861 (09/52)
  • Kilmarnock Parochial Board: list of paupers 1835-1898
  • Kyle and Carrick District Council: licensing board records incl minutes and plans 1975-1996 (09/17)
  • Mauchline Parish Council: poor relief records 1902-1925
  • Maybole District Council: records incl cash books and minutes 1930-74 (09/65)
  • Maybole Kirk Session: records incl minutes, communion rolls and annual reports 1900-2000 (09/76)
  • Mrs J McJannet Bequest: trustees minute book 1905-1975
  • Newton on Ayr Kirk Session: proclamation register 1932-1962 (CH2/827/30)
  • North Ayrshire Milk Recording Society: records incl minutes, financial records, and corresp 1943-2008 (09/01)
  • Rev R Lawson Bequest: trustees minute book 1900-1908
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Loudounhill branch: minutes 1994-2005 (09/64)
  • Soroptimist International Club of Ayr: records incl minutes and membership lists 1939-2002 (09/10)
  • Stevenston Co-operative Society Women's Guild: records incl minutes 1917-1964 (09/23)

Caithness Archive Centre

  • Caithness Beekeepers Association: minute book 1902-1961 (P717)
  • Latheron United Free Church: session minutes 1900-1938 (P718)
  • Miller Institution, Thurso: further admission registers 1913-1954 (CC6)
  • Pulteneytown Free Church, Wick: records, incl successor churches 1844-1971 (P719)
  • St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Wick: records 1857-20th cent (P727)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • The United Creameries Ltd: records incl minute books 1891-1932 (GGD684)
  • Dumfries and Maxwelltown town mission: records incl minutes, accounts and corresp 1898-1962 (GGD667)
  • Dumfries and Galloway Foot and Mouth Disease Emergency Committee: records incl minutes, reports and corresp 2001-2002 (GGD679)
  • Lochrutton Parochial Board: minutes 1845-1891 (EK7/20/1a)
  • Morison's School, Moffat: minutes and accounts 1837-1878 (GGD683)
  • Solway River Purification Board: records incl minutes 1954-1994 (GGD676)

Dundee City Archives

  • Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee: additional minutes 1884-1996
  • Polish Educational Society Abroad, Dundee branch: minutes, agendas, corresp, accounts, etc c1954-2000

East Sussex Record Office

  • Mowatt family of Aberdeenshire: records 1762-2001 (10188)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Alexander Aitken, shipmaster: legal documents, mainly rel to land in Bo'ness 18th cent-19th cent (A1935)
  • James Murphy of Falkirk Ltd, wire workers: sales day books and wages books 1925-1997 (A1933)
  • Blackbraes and Shieldhill Parish Church of Scotland, Falkirk: session minutes, congregational board minutes, communion rolls, proclamations register, property registers and statistical returns 1922-2008 (CH2/1620)
  • Blackbraes Church, Falkirk: session minutes, baptismal roll, proclamations register, congregational board minutes and seat letting books 1884-1963 (CH2/830)
  • Denny High School: log books, photo albums and scrap book, school magazines, etc 1935-1994 (A850/F16)
  • Falkirk Presbytery: minutes 1929-1975 (CH2/1396)

Glasgow City Archives

  • John Francis Clement, prisoner of war and lecturer in arts and crafts: diaries, notebooks and corresp 1926-96 (TD1764)
  • Andrew Macpherson Jackson, archivist: papers rel to medieval history c1950-2000 (TD1751)
  • Clyde Shipping Co Ltd, Glasgow: ledger with particulars of steamer c1923-1986 (TD1790)
  • Ramsay & Primrose, consulting engineers, Glasgow: contract volume 1939 (TD1768)
  • Belhaven United Presbyterian Church, Glasgow: records 1875-1902 (CH3/1239)
  • Elgin Place Congregational Church, Glasgow: membership and visitor roll 1803-1846 (TD1332)
  • Glasgow Junior Angling Club: minutes 1881-1888 (TD1754)
  • Glasgow Magdalene Institution: homes committee minute book 1892-1900 (TD1577)
  • Lansdowne Church, Glasgow: records 1863-1986 (CH3/662)
  • Linn Choir, Glasgow: records c1950-2009 (TD1778)
  • Queen's Park Rotary Club, Glasgow: records 1948-2008 (TD1765)
  • Scottish Bowling Association: minute books 20th cent (TD1777)
  • St John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Baillieston: marriages and burial registers, incl marriage register of St Serf's, Shettleston c1850-2000 (TD1749)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Caroline Anne Southey, poet: sketchbook of views and places, mainly in Isle of Wight and Scotland 1845-52 (4A09)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Iain Thornber, local historian and councillor: research and other papers (L/D36)
  • McPherson Brothers, coach hirers, Fort William: ledgers, cash books and receipts, posting and hire books 1875-1926 (L/D54)
  • Tarmac Northern Ltd, quarry owners: Lochaline silica sand mine staff records, accident books, corresp, photographs, plans 1943-2000 (L/D35)
  • Fort William Merchants Association: minute book, corresp, accounts and notes 1900-1943 (L/D46)
  • Glencoe Museum: museum visitors books, scrapbooks and other collections 19th cent-20th cent (L/D53)
  • Lochaber Rifle Volunteers: membership and press cuttings book 1869-1881 (L/D6/4/38)
  • Lochaber Horticultural Society: minute and account book 1906-1913 (L/D44)
  • Lochaber Farmers' and Crofters' Club: minute book 1914-1929 (L/D55)
  • Nether Lochaber Parish Church: minutes, financial records, etc 1883-1998 and Ballachulish Free Church kirk session minutes, communion roll 1843-1932 1843-1998 (L/CH/1)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Alex Maclean, auctioneer and employee at telephone exchange, Portree: ledgers, diaries and papers c1950-1979 (SL/D163)
  • Portree High School: records 1924-1977 (Acc.195)

Highland Council Archives

  • David Russell Johnston, Baron Russell-Johnston, MP: albums of postcards received from him c1980-2008 (D497)
  • Commander Ian Alexander Scrymgeour-Wedderburn: meteorological records, including rainfall and temperature readings, taken at Dunlichity Lodge, Farr 1979-2007 (D1167)
  • Aviemore and Rothiemurchus United Free Church: records 1912-1951 (UFC1)
  • Boat of Garten Curling Club: records incl minutes c1924-1990 (D1172)
  • Nairn Burgh: Dean of Guild register and plans 1904-1973 (BN)
  • Northern Meeting: further records 1899-2005 (Acc.1796)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Drumnadrochit branch: records 1934-2004 (D1176)
  • MS manual of midwifery 1760 (D1179)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • The Clock Theatre (Kilsyth) Ltd: minutes, accounts, photographs c1970-1979 (ACC 1871)
  • Cumbernauld Round Table: minutes, corresp and publications 1964-1976 (ACC 1861)
  • Cumbernauld Bron Association: records rel to Cumbernauld's twinning with Bron 1973-2008 (ACC 1859)
  • Kilsyth Academy: records incl log books c1900-2008 (ACC 1867)
  • Lanarkshire Home Guard: defence locality plans of 2nd Battalion c1940 (ACC 1865)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Alexander McIlroy Lynn Bushnell, county clerk and treasurer for Perth: papers 1935-1976 (ACC09/13; ACC09/34;ACC09/ 37)
  • Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland, Lodge Scoon and Perth No 3: minute and attendance books 1725-1995 (ACC09/09; ACC09/16)
  • Bankfoot and District Junior Agricultural Club: further records c1965-2008 (ACC09/25)
  • Blairgowrie and Rattray Mechanics Institute and Working Men's Club: ledger with membership details 1911-1922 (ACC09/30)
  • Caledonian Road School, Perth: log books 1892-1999 (ACC09/50)
  • Friarton Nursery School, Perth: records 1946-2009 (ACC09/49; ACC09/52)
  • National Bible Society of Scotland, Auchterarder auxiliary: minutes, collection books 1906-1983 (ACC09/57)
  • Perth & Kinross Recreational Facilities Ltd: corresp files, agendas and reports 1985-2003 (ACC09/10)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Naesmyth family, baronets, of Posso: papers, mainly titles 1497-1779 (TD93/35)
  • Newton Farm, Jedburgh: further records incl plans and accounts 20th cent
  • Hawick Rugby Football Club: minutes, papers, photographs and programmes 20th cent
  • Holy Trinity Melrose: records incl minute books 1846-1999 (SBA/516)
  • Innerleithen School Board: records 1903-1906
  • Melrose Literary Society: accounts and membership records 1964-2004
  • St Mary's Angling Club, Selkirk: minutes and papers 1934-1980

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • British Silk Dyeing Co Ltd: pattern books 1969-1976
  • Davidson's Flower Shop, Stirling: account book 1962-1971
  • Balfron North Kirk Session: baptisms and proclamations 1857-1980
  • Bridge of Allan Museum Hall Association: corresp and papers 1984-2000
  • Bridge of Allan and Dunblane Probus Club: minutes and accounts 1978-2009
  • Central Scotland Police: records 1858-1999
  • Clackmannan Parish Church: accounts 1746-1777
  • Strathblane Bowling Club: minutes and photographs 1905-1925

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Loch family, Barons Loch: papers rel to Bratton House, Westbury and corresp re right of way 1914-1975 (3775)


Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Lothian College of Nursing, Edinburgh: records c1892-1996 (Acc 09/023)
  • Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard: papers c1974-2003 (Acc 09/021)
  • Rosslynlee Hospital, Roslin: case notes and registers c1918-1979 (Acc 09/006)
  • Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children: pathology records 1870-2001 (Acc 09/005)
  • Royal Edinburgh Hospital: nursing registers c1906-1987 (Acc 09/002)
  • St Michael's Hospital, Linlithgow: patient registers c1859-1955 (Acc 09/011)
  • Western General Hospital, Edinburgh: cardiac surgery and ECG department records c1959-1993 (Acc 09/024)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Dundas family of Fingask and Carron Hall: journal of Thomas Dundas 1828-1834 (GD1/1436)
  • James W Oswald: journal of voyage to Australia and back 1882-83 (GD1/1447)
  • Aberdalgie Kirk Session: records 1691-1978 (CH2/1613)
  • Advocates for Animals, formerly the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection: minutes, annual reports, financial records, registers of members, press cuttings etc 1911-1992 (GD528)
  • College for the Daughters of Ministers of the Church of Scotland and of Professors in the Scottish Universities: minutes 1859-1919 (GD1/1437)
  • Kilwinning Secession Church: minute book 1760-1816 (CH3/1034)
  • Liberton Northfield Kirk Session, Edinburgh: records 1856-1985 (CH3/1170)
  • Lochrutton Kirk Session: records 1728-1877 (CH2/1344)
  • Scottish Parent Councils Association: records 1991-2009 (GD529)
  • Scottish National Council of YMCAs: further records of Edinburgh and Motherwell branches 1855-1997 (GD476)
  • Scottish Net Manufacturers' Association: minute books 1944-82, corresp 1911-20 1911-1982 (GD1/1444)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Borthwick family of Crookston: legal and other papers 1452-20th cent (Acc.13043)
  • Michael Aiken Elder, playwright: radio and television scripts 1954-87 (Acc.13051)
  • David Aitken, minister of Minto: corresp, incl testimonials 1827-67 (Acc.13035)
  • Sir David Brewster, natural philosopher: papers 1797-1832 (Acc.13080)
  • Hamish Macmillan Brown, mountaineer and author: further papers 1961-2008 (Acc.13060)
  • Robert Burns, poet: MS of "The Battle of Sherra-Moor" 1790 (Acc.13039)
  • James Mark Craigen, MP: further papers c1988-2009 (Acc.13072)
  • Sir Nicholas Hardwick Fairbairn MP: scrapbooks 1947-60 (Acc.13022)
  • Samuel White Gilliland, poet: letters to him, incl c150 letters from Gerry Cambridge, some with poems and related papers c1968-2007 (Acc.13045)
  • Duncan Glen, poet and publisher: further papers c2000-09 (Acc.13068)
  • Alasdair James Gray, author and artist: further papers 1973-2008 (Acc.13021)
  • Sir John Hope, 11th Baronet, MP: papers 1801-44 (Acc.13030)
  • Andrew Lumisden, Jacobite: letter book 1763 (Acc.13018)
  • Janet Paisley, writer: literary papers 1984-2007 (Acc.13050)
  • David Roberts, painter: further corresp and transcripts (Acc.13056)
  • Sir Lewis Robertson, administrator and industrialist: further papers 2003-08 (Acc.13065)
  • Muriel Sarah Spark, author: further papers 1910-2005 (Acc.13071)
  • Donald James Stewart, Scottish Nationalist MP: papers c1930-1979 (Acc.13100)
  • Francis Summerers, consul at Bucharest: papers 1801-07 (Acc.13105)
  • Frederick Guthrie Tait, golfer: golf match books and diaries 1886-1900 (Acc.13048)
  • Frederick Burrows Urquhart, writer: letters to Lewis Davies 1952-95 (Acc.13052)
  • Thomas Weir, mountaineer, author and broadcaster: papers c1932-2000 (Acc.13059)
  • Robert Gordon Wilson, Scottish Nationalist MP: papers 1964-2000 (Acc.13099)
  • George Kenneth Hotson Younger, 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie, brewer, politician and banker: papers 20th cent (Acc.13116)
  • Dionysia Press, publishers: records 1988-2008 (Acc.13010)
  • 7:84 (Scotland) Theatre Company: further papers c1994-2008 (Acc.13017)
  • Traverse Theatre Co: further papers 1993-2009 (Acc.13070)
  • Fenwick Improvement Society: records 1839-1856 (Acc.13106)
  • International PEN, Scottish Centre: further papers 2002-09 (Acc.13076)
  • Lothians and Border Horse: further records 1980-2008 (Acc.13082)
  • Scottish Print Employers Federation: records 1876-1997 (Acc.13013)
  • Scottish National Party: further records c1967-2007 (Acc.13115)
  • South Edinburgh Unionist Association: minute books 1910-1964 (Acc.13049)
  • Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh: records c1990-2008 (Acc.13016)
  • Victoria League in Scotland for Commonwealth Friendship: records 1912-2008 (Acc.13058)

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives

  • James Willocks, pioneer of obstetric ultrasound: papers 20th cent (HB 117)
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde: chief executive's files 1997-2001 (HB 55)
  • Royal Beatson Memorial Hospital, Glasgow: further case notes, publications and other items mainly rel to Sir George Beatson 1894-2000 (HB 11)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Arbuthnot family of Nether Kinmundy: estate papers 1795-1931 (MS 3818)
  • Gordon family of Cluny Castle: additional papers 1913-1960 (Acc 351)
  • Hugh MacKemmie Begg, economist: oil and gas archive papers 1979-2000 (Acc 347)
  • Robert Bruce, sinologist: papers, incl those of his wife Helen, author of 'Nine temples of Bangkok' c1930-1999 (Acc 374)
  • Arthur Clyne, architect: papers 1803-84 (Acc 371)
  • William Grant Craib, botanist: papers 1920-33 (Acc 373)
  • John Desmond Hargreaves, historian: papers c1960-90 (Acc 383)
  • Thomas Hugh Pennington, bacteriologist: papers c1970-2004 (Acc 355)
  • All Saints Episcopal Church, Strichen: records c1860-1979 (Acc 384)
  • North of Scotland College of Agriculture, Aberdeen: records c1918-1929 (Acc 354)
  • University of Aberdeen Sports Union: additional records c1960-2009 (Acc 346)
  • North Sea divers' log books c1980-1989 (Acc 375)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Charles Alexander McKean, professor of Scottish architectural history: further papers (2009/321)
  • Robert Gordon Wilson, Scottish Nationalist MP: files rel to his time as MP for Dundee East 20th cent (2009/364)
  • Dundee University Rucksack Club: further minute and bothy books 1983-2009 (2009/346)
  • Dundee Jazz Club: minute book, secretarial corresp, papers 1952-1979 (2009/322)
  • Grampian Club, Dundee: further minute books, attendance register, journals, photographs, 'bothy books', etc 1927-2007 (2009/333 and 346)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Samuel William Carruthers, anaesthetist: diaries 1885-88 (E.2008.14)
  • Sir Frank Fraser Darling, ecologist: papers rel to him (E.2008.23)
  • Sir Archibald Geikie, geologist: further papers (E.2008.5)
  • Thomas Charles Hope, chemist: further papers (E.2008.3)
  • Kenneth Leighton, composer: papers (E.2008.28)
  • William Shepherd Morrison, 1st Viscount Dunrossil, speaker of the House of Commons and governor-general of Australia: letters (105) to his brother, DJ Morrison (E.2008.24)
  • Timothy Lauro Squire Sprigge, philosopher: papers (E.2009.24)
  • Christian Salvesen Ltd, transport and logistics company, Edinburgh: further records (E.2008.53)
  • Scottish Students' Song Book Committee Ltd: additional minute book (E.2008.12)
  • Edinburgh Royal Choral Union: records (E.2009.42)
  • Collection of Scottish charters and other documents, some with seals 1402-1699 (E.2009.33)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Guido Pontecorvo, geneticist: papers 20th cent (ACCN 3402)
  • Inverurie and Garioch Savings Bank: minute books, depositors' ledgers, index of customers, depositors' balances 1885-1984 (ACCN 3297)
  • Stoddard International plc, carpet manufacturers: corporate and design records incl those of James Templeton & Co c1850-2000 (ACCN 3319)
  • Scottish Brewing Archive Association: treasurer's papers, minutes, corresp and accounts 2005-2008 (ACCN 3316)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Frederick Orpen Bower, botanist: journal with photographs of Bower's voyage to Australia for the conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 1914 (MS Gen 571)
  • James Paterson, artist: further family photographs, historical material and corresp, reference and administrative material from the James Paterson Museum 19th cent-20th cent (MS Paterson)
  • Masterton Ure, MP for Weymouth: notes taken by Masterton Ure from Professor Jardine's lectures on logic 1795-1796 (MS Gen 570)
  • Alexander Wilson, astronomer: notebook incl diagrams and notes on astronomy, telescopes and thermometers 1735-53 (MS Gen 574)
  • West of Scotland Veterinary Medical Association: minute book 1912-1929 (MS Gen 577)
  • MS notebook of medical cures and recipes 17th cent (MS Gen 575)

Heriot-Watt University Archive, Records Management and Museum Service

  • George Laing & Co, paper maker, Balerno: letters received 1836-1846 (HWUA LOC)
  • Dolphin, training ship, Leith: additional management committee minutes 1941-1977 (HWUA LNC)
  • Watt Club, Edinburgh: London visitors book 1972-2009 (HWUA JWC)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Verity Ann Lambert, television and film producer: corresp and papers 1935-2008 (T-LAM)
  • Mary Pinkerton, niece of Allan Pinkerton, detective: diary 1903 (Acc 1048)
  • Stuart MacDonald: papers rel to art in education 21st cent (Acc 1070)
  • George Wyllie, sculptor and artist: papers (Acc 1032)
  • William Robertson Shipowners Ltd, Glasgow: records 1862-1982 (T-GEM)
  • Occupational and Environmental Diseases Association: records c1960-2007 (T-OEDA)