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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Scotland


Angus Archives

  • Dempster-Metcalfe family of Dunnichen: estate papers, incl accounts and legal papers 1780-1890 (MS1136)
  • North Mains of Liff Farm: accounts, valuations and plans 1933-2016 (MS1145)
  • Brechin Civic Trust: minutes and corresp c1980-2016 (MS1164)
  • Forfar and District Heritage Society: accounts, membership rolls 1968-2017 (MS1170)
  • Forfar and District 41 Club: minute books (MS1156)
  • Rotary Club of Monifieth and District: records c1980-2010 (MS1138)
  • Workers Educational Association, Montrose branch: minutes, cash books 1937-1995 (MS1150)
  • Young Womens Christian Association, Brechin Girls Club: minute book 1931-1977 (MS1163)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Gilmour, Inglis & Allan, solicitors, Stewarton: ledger 1946-1955 (17/018)

Clackmannanshire Archives & Local History Service

  • Alva Gymnastic Games Committee: minute books, committee rolls, cash book 1868-1933 (A/2017/3)

Dundee City Archives

  • H Henderson & Sons, tanners and curriers, Dundee: ledger and commemorative silk roll 1827-1877 (GD/X1408)
  • Dundee Childrens Free Breakfast Mission: additional minutes, annual reports and accounts c1872-1990 (GD/FB)
  • East of Scotland Beekeepers Association: minutes, accounts and papers 1913-2017 (GD/X1393)
  • Harris Academy, Dundee: registers, log books, magazines 1885-1996 (Acc2017/0005)
  • Mid Craigie Primary School, Dundee: registers, log books, plans 1936-1992 (Acc2017/0039)
  • Royal Tay Yacht Club, Dundee: minutes, cash books, yacht and boat registers, racing log, plans 1885-1975 (GD/X1379)
  • Unicorn Preservation Society: photographic material 1969-2012 (GD/X1411)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • Milngavie Primary School Parent Teachers Association: minutes, syllabus cards 1947-1986 (2017/8)
  • Royal British Legion, Milngavie and Bearsden branch: minutes, financial records 20th cent (2017/10)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • St Matthew's RC Primary School, Bishopbriggs: file rel to corporal punishment case heard by the European Court of Human Rights 1980-1986 (2017/12)
  • Wester Cleddens Primary School, Bishopbriggs: log books, admission register, photographs, newscuttings c1960-2000 (2017/2)
  • Woodhill Primary School, Bishopbriggs: log books, admission register 1973-2001 (2017/6)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Alexander Kirkwood & Son, medallists and engravers, Edinburgh: records 19th cent - 20th cent (1076)
  • Bruntsfield Primary School, Edinburgh: records c1890-1990 (1169)
  • Edinburgh Rotary Club: records incl financial records, minutes, publications and photographs 1916-2017 (1160)
  • Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh: records 1900s (1167)
  • Police Service of Scotland: records 2013 (1069)
  • St Cuthbert's Roman Catholic Primary School, Edinburgh: records, incl admission registers 1952-1983 (1074)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Ethel M Aikman, VAD nurse: letters and accounts of service during First World War, photograph album and copy typescript account of the sinking of the ship Transylvania 1917-19 (TD2010)
  • James Kellock (1889-1968), missionary in India: diary kept while on active service in France 1915-17 (TD1999)
  • Ronald McIvor, photographer: slides and photographs of Glasgow street scenes and buildings c1960-1995 (TD2007)
  • Antient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland, Lodge Montefiore No 753, Glasgow: minutes, roll books, sederunt books 1888-2010
  • Cathkin Braes Golf Club, Glasgow: minutes and papers 1955-2012 (TD2013)
  • East Kilbride and District Milk Record Society: minute book 1919-1950 (TD1996)
  • Fife, Clackmannan and Kinross Charitable Society, Glasgow: minutes, excursion books, photographs and society dinner books 1769-1988 (TD2006)
  • Inner Wheel Club of Kirkintilloch: photograph albums and digital photographs 1989-2016 (TD1806)
  • Pollokshields Heritage Group, Glasgow: minutes and subject files c1945-2016 (TD2008)
  • Scottish Women's Hospitals for Foreign Service: additional photograph albums 1914-1915 (TD1734)
  • South Glasgow Camera Club: minutes and letter book 1909-1963 (TD2012)

Highland Archives

  • Robert Calder, county surveyor: reports and drawings rel to construction of Bonar Bridge 1893-97 (D1559)
  • Mackintosh family of Raigmore: family and estate papers 1798-1909 (D1571)
  • Cromarty and District Benevolent Association: minutes, accounts, corresp c1940-2016 (D1556)
  • Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fisheries Board: corresp, diaries and project papers rel to Henry Morrice, superintendent 20th cent (D1537)
  • Northern Counties Cricket Club: records incl minutes, financial records, score books 1909-2016 (D1568)
  • Workers Educational Association, Inverness branch: records 1990-2016 (D1552)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • British Aluminium Co Ltd: photographic material rel to Lochaber aluminium smelter 20th cent (L/D190)
  • Kilmallie Hall: minutes, financial records, plans c1964-1969 (L/D210)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Napier family, Barons Napier of Magdala: papers rel to Lyndale House incl account books, sale particulars and Napier family photographs c1850-1990 (SL/D389)
  • Vice Admiral Sir Roderick Douglas Macdonald (1921-2001): family and personal papers and artwork 1910-95 (SL/D374)
  • Alexander Kennedy, grocer, Ardvasar: account ledgers 1914-1923 (SL/D378)
  • Skye and Kyle Against Tolls (SKAT): campaign papers 1995-2017 (SL/D386)

LiveArgyll Archives

  • Dunoon Burgh: additional records incl burgh surveyor's corresp c1900-1960 (BD)

North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Caledonian Society of North Devon: records incl accounts and corresp 1963-2014 (B1191)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Airdrie Savings Bank: minute books, ledgers, papers and photographs c1835-1980 (ACC/CNL0290)
  • Smellie & Weir Ltd, pawnbrokers, Glasgow: ledger of Parkhead shop 1955-1958 (ACC/CNL0063)
  • Bellshill Maternity Hospital: photograph albums, news cuttings and papers c1962-2004 (ACC/CNL0040)
  • Coatbridge United Reformed Church: records incl those of predecessor congregations 1890-1999 (U201)
  • Faskine and Palacecraig Church of Scotland School: log book 1865-1879 (UE44)
  • Firpark Secondary School, Motherwell: log books, admission registers 1928-1993 (UE41)

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Caithness Archives)

  • Davidson family of Achingills and Buckies: additional papers c1800-2000 (P566)
  • Dunbar family, baronets, of Hempriggs and Ackergill Tower: family and estate papers c1700-2000 (P/HEM)
  • Thurso Co-operative Society: minutes and other records incl poisons register c1843-1929 (P858)

Orkney Archive

  • Thora Bain (1917-2012), folklorist and local historian: MS collection
  • Eric Linklater (1899-1974), author: papers incl those of his wife Marjorie 20th cent
  • John Scott & Miller Ltd, wine, spirits and hardware merchants, Kirkwall: records 20th cent (D142)
  • East Mainland Horticultural Society: books of prize winners 1951-2015 (D149)
  • International Order of Good Templars, Flower of Pomona Lodge No 910, Finstown: minute and subscription book 1845-1890
  • Orkney Territorial Army Association: records 20th cent

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Alexander Dingwall (d 1946), cooper and Labour councillor: papers incl diary account of the Perth Hunger March 20th cent (17/59)
  • James McCormack & Sons, fencing contractors, Auchterarder: additional records 1966-1992 (17/21)
  • Mcewens of Perth Ltd, department store: additional records 20th cent (MS155)
  • United Auctions (Scotland) Ltd, livestock salesmen and auctioneers, Perth: additional records 20th cent (MS106)
  • Auchterarder Gaelic Society: records 1963-2000 (17/19)
  • Inner Wheel Club of Perth: records incl minute and attendance books 1946-2011 (17/55)
  • Muthill Bowling Club: records 1891-2007 (17/11)
  • Perth Methodist Church: records 1836-2007 (17/58)
  • Commemorative photograph album of King George VI and General Sikorski's visit to the Polish army in Blairgowrie 1941 (17/23)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Walter Douglas (1674-1727), minister of Linton: sermons 1706-08 (SBA/1017)
  • John McMurtrie (1899-1993), journalist: papers from his editorship of the Border Telegraph c1950-89 (SBA/1057)
  • Alexander Pettigrew, grocer and wine and spirits merchant, Kelso: day books 1938-1944 (SBA/1089)
  • Peter Scott & Co Ltd, knitwear manufacturer, Hawick: additional minutes, production and marketing records incl records of the Hawick Hosiery Manufacturers Association 19th cent-2013 (SBA/512)
  • Sweethope Farm, Kelso: records (SBA/1067)
  • Weensland Spinning Co Ltd, yarn spinners, Hawick: accounting and sales records c1887-1940 (SBA/1050)
  • Eccles/Leitholm Primary School, Kelso: log books 1874-2009 (SBA/1097)
  • Melrose Amateur Operatic Society: minutes, accounts, photographs, papers 20th cent (SBA/1018)
  • Scottish Borders Dance: minutes, accounts, records of festivals and events c1978-2017 (SBA/1007)
  • Selkirk Colonial Society: order and minute books, programmes 1911-1976 (SBA/1019)

Shropshire Archives

  • Shropshire Caledonian Society: records incl minutes, accounts, rule books, Society history 1923-2016 (9298)

South Lanarkshire Council, Finance and Corporate Resources (Council Archives)

  • Jim Frew, architect, Strathaven: architectural drawings 1961-2009 (Accession 160)
  • Blantyre Independent Labour Party: minute and credit books 1906-1914 (Accession 159)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Janice Galloway (b 1955), author: typescripts and notes rel to her novel The Trick is to Keep Breathing and short story collection, Blood 1990-1991 (898037)
  • Account of the night of the Clydeside Blitz, written by the officer of a River Clyde fire boat 1941 (1, 001, 162)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Lt Colonel Thomas Winter Sheppard Graham of Rednock (1873-1954): diaries 1921-54 (1961)
  • DA Hunter, men's outfitter, Dunblane: accounts and customer records 1914-1932 (1949)
  • Ochils Mountaineering Club: minutes, reports and photographs 1938-2016 (1944)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Dollar branch: minutes and accounts 1954-2016 (1973)
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Tillicoultry branch: minutes 1978-2012 (1962)
  • Soroptimist International, Stirling club: minutes and accounts 1959-2016 (1952)
  • Stirling and District Ladies Curling Club: minutes and accounts 1972-2017 (1950)
  • Stirling Conservative and Unionist Association: minutes, accounts and membership records 1874-2000 (1964)

West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Clydebank Library

  • Babtie, Shaw & Morton, consulting civil and structural engineers, Glasgow: plans rel to the Titan cranes at the Fairfield and John Brown shipyards 1906-1979 (GDC15)
  • David Ramsay, tailor, Broughty Ferry: account books 1900-1913 (2017/2)

West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Dumbarton Library

  • Polaroid (UK) Ltd, manufacturers of photographic equipment: records of Vale of Leven plant 1965-2017 (2017/4)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • St Andrew's Society, Bradford branch: minutes, corresp and other papers 20th cent (42D87)


Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Robert Bickersteth, medical student: volume of case notes 1803-1804 (LHB1)
  • Ray Brettle (b c1949), physician: research material mainly rel to his work on HIV c1970-2010 (Acc17/034, 036)
  • Carol Sutherland, psychologist and Roy Robertson, general practitioner: oral history recording about their roles in HIV prevention and care c1980-99 (Acc17/037)
  • Infection Control Nursing Association: minutes and papers, conference papers c1960-2010 (Acc17/007)
  • Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Incurables: additional records incl registers for Liberton Hospital c1880-2010 (LHB34)
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh: donation and legacy registers 1880-1970 (LHB1)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert Bonnar (fl 1917-1978), railway worker and writer: literary, political and personal papers, and minutes and papers of the National Union of Railwaymen 1917-1978 (Acc.13810)
  • Esther Breitenbach (b1950), political scientist and feminist historian: research papers 1990-2010 (Acc.13806)
  • George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), author: letters 1970-1995 (Acc.13792)
  • Robert Burns (1759-1796), poet: letter to William Niven, merchant of Maybole 1786 (Acc.13839)
  • Henry Cockburn (1779-1854), Lord Cockburn Scottish judge: notebook and journal 1821-1837 (Acc.13863)
  • Thomas Elder Dickson (1899-1978), artist: corresp, lecture notes and papers rel to professional activities 1899-1978 (Acc.13859)
  • George Francis Stewart Elliot (1822-1901), barrister and historian: corresp rel to David Livingstone's Zambesi expedition c1858-1864 (Acc.13885)
  • Christopher Harvie (b1944), professor of British and Irish studies and politician: political and research papers c1980-2015 (Acc.13797)
  • James Frederick Junor Johnston (1939-2006), major-general: military and personal papers, incl photographs c1900-2006 (Acc.13818)
  • Archibald Lundie (1674-1759), minister of Saltoun: sermons 1707-1733 (Acc.13799)
  • John MacKechnie (1897-1977), minister of St Kiaran's, Glasgow: corresp, research notes and other works incl drafts of translations and songs c1950-1960 (Acc.13865)
  • Kenneth Macleod (b1954), science fiction writer: literary papers c1970-2014 (Acc.13804)
  • Robert Lorne McGlachlan (1935-1999), journalist, academic and historian: personal papers c1950-1990 (Acc.13828)
  • Norah Mears (1887-1967), landscape gardener: letters 1908-1931 (Acc.13852)
  • William Douglas Nicoll (1922-2015), pathologist: mountaineering diaries and notebooks 1955-1987 (Acc.13874)
  • Mary Christopher Nisbet-Hamilton (1802-1883), daughter of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin: journal 1857 (Acc.13811)
  • Trevor John Ransley (b1923), civil engineer: letters, journals, notes, sketches and maps, rel to the Scottish West Greenland Expedition, 1950 1935-1960 (Acc.13782)
  • Janet Buchanan Adam Smith (1905-1999), author and journalist: corresp, personal and literary papers, and papers rel to mountaineering 1919-1999 (Acc.13861)
  • W. Gordon Smith (1928-1996), playwright: literary archive, incl playscripts and photographs c1960-1996 (Acc.13872)
  • Janet Teissier du Cros (1905-1990), writer: papers c1952-1980 (Acc.13802)
  • Robert Thomas (fl 1794-1805), minister of Abdie: letter rel to Thomas Paine's Rights of Man 1794 (Acc.13780)
  • Sir John Adam Thomson (1927-2018), diplomat: personal and diplomatic papers c1895-2013 (Acc.13791)
  • Sir George Paget Thomson (1892-1975), physicist: personal and diplomatic papers c1895-2013 (Acc.13791)
  • George Wade (1673-1748), Field Marshal: report rel to Highlands of Scotland 1725 (Acc.13855)
  • Alan Warner (b1964), novelist: literary papers 1983-2015 (Acc.13778)
  • Laurence Dalrymple Maclagan Wedderburn (1885-1965), Church of Scotland missionary in China: memoir, primarily focused on his missionary work in Manchuria and war work 1957-1958 (Acc.13831)
  • Lesmoir Wimberley (b1926): letters, incl corresp as an evacuee to Tasmania during the Second World War 1940-1954 (Acc.13776)
  • William Cuthbertson Wolfe (1924-2010), chartered accountant, manufacturer and politician: personal and political papers c1950-1980 (Acc.13808)
  • James Wollen (1820-1899), servant to Admiral Sir George Elliot: diary incl details of travels to Malta, Italy, Switzerland, France and the UK 1848-1858 (Acc.13789)
  • Fanny Bullock Workman (1859-1925), mountaineer and travel writer: papers incl lectures, articles and photographs c1894-1913 (Acc.13773)
  • East India Co: log of the company ship 'Charles Grant' 1810 (Acc.13876)
  • Smith, Elder & Co, publishers, London: letters to members of the Smith family from authors connected with the firm c1840-1910 (Acc.13783)
  • Association in Scotland to Research into Astronautics (ASTRA): records 1953-2011 (Acc.13777)
  • North East Fife Conservative Association: records incl minutes, corresp and photographs c1902-2010 (Acc.13853)
  • Description of ruins and inscriptions on Iona by John Campbell, schoolmaster at Airds 1749 (Acc.13833)
  • Compendium of Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh's 'Lawes and Customes of Scotland in Matters Criminall...', written and abridged by M. Wardrobe, Bathgate 1706 (Acc.13875)
  • Albums containing Mrs Robert Nasmyth's artwork, poems and letters 1820-1850 (Acc.13878)
  • Thomas Cowan, bookseller, Haddington, manuscript drafts c1887-1889 (Acc.13882)
  • William Beattie Hadden, 42nd Highland Regiment, The Black Watch: volume of poetry c1858-1862 (Acc.13781)
  • Robert Cook: legal thesis and genealogical records 1676 (Acc.13798)
  • William Hunter of Oban, prisoner of war during the Second World War: short stories c1939-1945 (Acc.13825)


Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society

  • David Rorie (1867-1946), physician and poet: notebooks of his poems, letters 1918-39 (AMCS 30)

Bishopsgate Institute

  • MSC Scotland, fetish club: records incl minutes and ephemera 1970-2000s (MSCS)

Royal College of Nursing Archives

  • Royal College of Nursing, Scottish Board: papers and report on professional accountability 2017 (RCNS/1)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Astor family, Barons Astor of Hever: family and estate papers for Tillypronie estate, Aberdeenshire 1801-2017
  • Reginald Barrett-Ayres (1920-1981), composer and musician: additional papers c1950-80 (MS 3103)
  • Sir William Robertson Nicoll (1851-1923), journalist: additional papers 19th cent-20th cent (MS 3518)
  • Sir Thomas Murray Taylor (1897-1962), lawyer and university principal: additional papers c1930-62 (MS 2843)
  • Aberdeen People's Press: additional records c1970-1989 (MS 3025)
  • WA Fairhurst & Partners, consulting structural and civil engineers, Glasgow: additional maps and plans, including Walker & Duncan, Aberdeen 19th cent-20th cent (MS 3860)
  • Alexander Pirie & Sons Ltd, paper manufacturers, Aberdeen: additional records 18th cent-21st cent (MS 2911)
  • Total E & P UK Ltd, oil producers, Aberdeen: additional records c1975-1999 (MS 3801)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Alex Coupar (b 1932), photographer: additional prints, slides and papers 1950-2010
  • Anatole de Grunwald (1910-1967), film producer and Alexander de Grunwald (b 1944), film production manager: papers incl scripts and screenplays 20th cent
  • Sir William Nicoll (1927-2016), civil servant: policy documents, corresp and publications of the European Union c1980-2010 (2017/856)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Scott-Moncrieff family of Fossoway: letters and legal documents 1662-1860 (Coll-1803)
  • Mary Bownes (b 1948), molecular and developmental biologist: papers rel to scientific research 1975-1986 (Coll-1537)
  • Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), 1st Baronet, toxicologist: family corresp and papers 1785-1904
  • Louisa Matilda Crawford (c1791-1857), songwriter: corresp and papers 1796-1850 (Coll-1839 // SC.Acc.2017.0181)
  • Elmslie William Dallas (1809-1879), artist, teacher and photographer: bundle of corresp c1840-60 (Coll-1814)
  • Sir Gerald Henry Elliot (b 1923), chairman, Christian Salvesen plc: additional papers rel to whaling and Antarctica 1960-1996 (Coll-1357)
  • Ralph Ibbott (b 1925), author: papers rel to rural development in Tanzania 1963-2015 (Coll-1827 // SC.Acc.2017.0148)
  • James Pugh Kirkwood (1807-1877), American civil engineer: MS engineering journal rel to Pensacola docks in Florida and other projects 1845-77 (Coll-1795)
  • Sir George Mackenzie (1636-1691), legal author: MS volume of genealogies of Scottish families 17th cent (Coll-1802)
  • Henry Maurice Dunlop Nicoll (1884-1953), psychiatrist: literary papers 1910-1950 (Coll-1801)
  • James Ritchie (1882-1958), naturalist and archaeologist: papers, incl material rel to Polish biologists at Ashworth 1910-1989 (SC-Acc-2017-0249)
  • John Randolph Whitehead (1924-1999), lawyer and writer: collected literary papers 1940-1990 (SC.Acc.2017.221)
  • Edinburgh Geological Society: additional records 1834-1990 (Coll-43)
  • Scottish Gymnastics: minutes, subject files, annual reports etc 1896-1997 (Coll-1842)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Kay Carmichael (1925-2009), policy advisor, activist and lecturer: personal papers incl research notes and papers c1880-2011 (ACCN4115)
  • Henry Dyer (1848-1918), engineer and educationalist: corresp and papers 19th cent-1918 (ACCN4106)
  • Marion Anne Fraser (1932-2016), music teacher, Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland: additional papers 20th cent (ACCN4103)
  • John Henry Horton McNeill (1872-1952), Church of Scotland minister: papers incl material rel to his time in India, Jerusalem and Palestine c1890-1998 (ACCN4148)
  • Beaufoy Grimble & Co Ltd, vinegar brewers, Leith: additional records 1973-1985 (ACCN4113)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • George West (fl 1925-1945), pantomime performer: photograph album 1900-1940 (STA (AP01c))

Heriot-Watt University, Heritage and Information Governance

  • Henry Prais (1918-1996), academic and humanitarian: recordings of his lectures 1974 (HWU)
  • Carfrae & Morrison, civil engineers, Edinburgh: additional day and survey books, plans 1833-1850 (CM)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Colin Kirkwood (b 1944), psychoanalytical psychotherapist and Geraldine Kirkwood (b 1944), adult and community educator: papers rel to community activism, writers' workshops and adult education c1960-2015 (KIR)
  • George Edward Rushworth (b 1930), industrial health and safety consultant: records incl case papers, Cancer Prevention Society material c1970-89 (Acc 1626)
  • David Walker (b 1956), historian: Glasgow dock workers oral history project records c1940-2009 (SOHC 18)
  • Allan Glen's School Club, Glasgow: minutes and papers 1857-2017 (Acc 1630)
  • Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group: oral history project records c1940-2015 (SOHC 30)
  • Occupational and Environmental Diseases Association: additional records c1979-1999 (Acc 1628)
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists: records 1934-2005 (Acc 1645)