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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Scotland


Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives: Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, trawler owners and fish sellers, Aberdeen and North Shields: minutes, financial, operational, staff and marketing records; records for subsidiaries and associated companies, including Ships' Stores and Repairing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen, and Hugh Twaddle & Son Ltd, plumbers, Glasgow 19th-21st cent (DD2865)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Ayr Burns Club: records 1987-2013
  • Friends of Auchincruive Society: records c1986-2010
  • Hourstons Department store, Ayr: records 1901-2010

Clackmannanshire Archives & Local History Service

  • Documents, photos, books & tools gathered from design & lecturing careers at Harlands Engineering Co. 1920s-1970s (A/2019/5)
  • Patons & Baldwins Ltd, woollen & worsted spinners: family & baby knitting patterns 1970s-1980s (A/2019/4)
  • 16mm film reels relating to Alloa Industries, including the glass work and gas work 1970s-1980s (A/2019/3)
  • J & J Baldwins & Partners, partner company within Patons & Baldwins Ltd, Woollen And Worsted Spinners: Beehive Knitting Booklet No.9 - 'Woolcraft' - a practical guide to knitting & crochet 1930s-1940s (A/2019/9)

Dundee City Archives

  • Strathmartine Hospital (previously Baldovan Institution), Dundee: log books, constitution, rules, regulations, typed history c1911-1996 (Acc2019/0017)
  • Dundee East End Angling Club: minutes and financial records 1875-2018 (GD/X1476)
  • Dundee Inner Wheel Club: minutes, attendance and visitor books 1947-2007 (GD/X1480)
  • City of Dundee Girls Training Corps: minutes, news bulletin, Scottish Company Life, photographs, newscuttings, cadet handbook, uniform button 1942-1953 (GD/X1481)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Bearsden

  • Burnbrae Sunday School, Milngavie: minutes, reports, roll books, accounts, correspondence, newscuttings, photographs, audio and film recordings 1940-2006 (Acc 2019/18)
  • Stanley Victor Mills (1914-2006) photographer, Bearsden: photographs, Civil Defence documents, 1st Bearsden Boys' Brigade documents and publications c1930-2000 (Acc 2019/9)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Alice Mackenzie (b1928), librarian, Lenzie: papers, incl corresp, photographs and newscuttings rel to library career; photographs rel to family history, library career and charity work, incl MBE award 1961-2007 (Acc 2019/2; 2019/15)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • James Gillespies High School, Marchmont, Edinburgh: records incl logbooks, admission & daily registers, photographs, index cards, school magazines 1870s-1980s (1241 (a))
  • James Gillespies Trust: records 1870s-1980s (1241 (b))
  • Thomas Haining Gillespie (1876-1967), solicitor, zoological administrator, and broadcaster: archival collection 1800s-1900s (1228)

Falkirk Archives

  • Falkirk Football Club: records 1917-1990 (A2507)
  • Falkirk Arts and Civic Council: minutes 1950-1991 (A2516)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Mount Florida Bowling Club , Glasgow: minutes, match records, finances, photographs 1916-1978 (TD2096)

Highland Archives

  • Lovat Highland Estates Ltd, Beauly, Inverness: records incl Fraser of Lovat letterbooks; rental ledgers; financial records; cash books; stock books; factory account ledgers; letter boxes; abstract books; lantern slides from Fort Augustus Abbey; sale catalogue for Fort Augustus Abbey; correspondence files 1816-1986 (FL)
  • Lovat Highland Estates Ltd, Beauly, Inverness: estate maps 18th-20th cent (FL)
  • The Highland Hospice, Inverness: foundation papers, volunteering projects, minutes, photographs c1982-2018 (D1626)
  • Sage-Sutherland family of the Highlands and India: photographs, family tree, journal, correspondence, sketchbooks, scroll, diary, communion tokens 19th-20th cent (D1249)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Lochaber Aluminium Smelter: glass slides, films and photographs c1903-2000 (L/D190)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Glendale Fox Club: accounts, letters, membership details, wage slips, fox trapping and shooting records 1966-2009 (SL/D414)

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Caithness Archives)

  • Andrew Rugg (fl1881-1944), Sheriff Clerk Depute and fishcurer, Wick: family and business papers 1881-1944 (P935)
  • Royal Air Force: large bundle of black and white aerial photographs of Caithness and Sutherland c1968 (P497)
  • Wick Fire Station: log books 1966-2016 (P939)
  • Thrumster Estate, Caithness: charters, title deeds and Instrument of Sasine, incl digital copies 1674-2019 (P588 add.)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Brian Doyle (fl2014-2019), St Johnstone Football Club historian: Perth & Kinross Remembers - digital deposit consisting of biographies of St Johnstone Football Club players who served in the First World War 1914-1918 (19/67)
  • Elspeth Stirling (fl1944-1956), secretary of the Franco-Scottish Society, Perthshire Branch: diary detailing a visit to Saint Lo, France, by a Scottish delegation on invitation of the French Ministry of Health 1948 1944-1948 (19/20)
  • George Stewart (b1919), MBE, former Forestry Commissioner: film interview to mark his 100th birthday, conducted by Syd House, MBE, recording recollections of working life in the Forestry Commission 2019 (19/89)
  • Inez Constable Reilly (1908-1989), of Forgandenny Smiddy: oral history recording and transcript describing life and her childhood at Forgandenny Smiddy 20th-21st cent (19/80)
  • Perth & Kinross Remembers: personal papers of Janet McIlvride Stewart, Red Cross Nurse, including photographs, nursing certificates, autograph book signed by convalescent soldiers and colleagues at Pitlochry VAD Hospital 1914-1918 (19/54)
  • Mrs Mary Cairncross (fl1957-2018): scrapbooks of articles and photographs relating to Perth Sailing Club 1957-2018 (19/19)
  • Tailor Incorporation of Perth: minutes and correspondence 20th cent (19/50)
  • The Story Box, community-led oral history archive, Alyth: audio recordings, contributors permission forms and other admin papers 2017-2019 (19/29)
  • Tommy Smyth, former archivist: Perth & Kinross Remembers - First World War memorial research based on the Perth Golden Book and other memorial records 20th cent (19/37)
  • Sandy Wilson (d2018), Pitlochry businessman and entrepreneur: Pitlochry History Collection containing guide books and maps, Pitlochy Highland Games brochures and minute book, Pitlochry Curling Club papers, photographs, postcards, newspaper cuttings 20th cent (19-Nov)
  • Glenfarg District Nursing Association; minutes, account book and financial papers; papers rel to the building of a house for the District Nurse; correspondence 1924-2018 (19-Sep)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Muster Roll, Scottish Borders, Berwickshire 1680 (SBA/1221)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • T&R Annan & Sons, photographers and fine art dealers, Glasgow: photographs 1866-1911 (1,001,209-1,001,211)
  • Glasgow Society of Lady Artists Club: minutes, visitor books, newspaper cuttings and books 1893-1980 (891004)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Francis Henderson (b 1652?), student at the University of St Andrews: Latin manuscript notes on physics 1672-1673 (Add MS 89366)

Lothian Health Services Archive

  • HIV-AIDS Carers and Family Service Provider Scotland: minutes, reports, campaign and publicity material 1991-2010 (Acc19/009)
  • Western General Hospital, Edinburgh: department of clinical neurosciences registers 1960s-2000s (Acc19/012)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Armorial, probably compiled in England, of the arms of the Scottish nobility 17th cent (Acc.14107)
  • Ron Butlin (b1949), writer: literary papers c2011-2016 (Acc.14038)
  • Douglas Drysdale (1915-1984), Scottish nationalist activist and businessman: papers 1963-1974 (Acc.14096)
  • Frances Jane Ffooks (1824-1907), wife of William Fooks, solicitor and Clerk of the Peace for the county of Dorset: Scottish travel journal 1862 (Acc.14008)
  • Happenstance Press, independent poetry publishers, Fife: records 1999-2018 (Acc.14048)
  • Laura Hird (b1966), novelist and short story writer: literary and personal papers c1988-2017 (Acc.14109)
  • Charles d'Orville Pilkington Jackson (1887-1973), sculptor: glass negatives of and relating to his work c1935-1965 (Acc.14039)
  • Farquhar Macintosh (1923-2007), Rector of the Royal High School, Edinburgh: papers c1950-2007 (Acc.14003)
  • Mary MacLeod (fl 1835-1836), daughter of Rev. Dr. Norman MacLeod, Campsie: commonplace book 1835-1836 (Acc.14045)
  • Professor Robert Gavin Loudon McCrone (b1933), economist and civil servant: papers 1966-2011 (Acc.14067)
  • Object Permanence, poetry magazine, Glasgow: editorial files and correspondence 1993-1998 (Acc.14034)
  • Hercules Ross (1745-1816), merchant: accounts book with Barclay, Bevan and Bening 1782-1805 (Acc.14125)
  • School of Poets, Edinburgh: papers comprising poems written by members 2016-2017 (Acc.14017)
  • Bill Sutherland (b1950), poet: draft poetry and prose c1980-2010 (Acc.14020)
  • Henrietta Swinton (fl 1826-1882): commonplace book 1826-1862 (Acc.14027)
  • William Gallacher Memorial Library, Glasgow: archive 1880-2010 (Acc.14114)
  • James Wilson (fl 1795-1809), stocking maker: account book 1795-1809 (Acc.14044)
  • Francis Tolmie (1840-1926), Scottish folklorist: commonplace books, note books and song collections, partly in Gaelic 1885-1915 (Acc.14025)
  • Hilda Doris Spear (b1926), lecturer, Dundee University: correspondence, with related prospectuses and photographs 1954-1998 (Acc.14022)
  • Gloria Serafini, (fl1946-1947), of Selkirk: letters to Ilio Orlandini, Tuscan POW, with related papers of the Serafini family 1919-1972 (Acc.14127)
  • Ian James Rankin (b1960), crime writer: archive c1983-2018 (Acc.14000)
  • James McIntosh (1924-2019), educationalist, and secretary of Andrew Fletcher Society: papers relating to the Andrew Fletcher Society 1975-2003 (Acc.14072)
  • William Angus McIlvanney (1936-2015), novelist, poet and journalist: literary papers c1966-2015 (Acc.14097)
  • James Kelly (1759-1804), Church of Scotland minister: lecture notes on natural philosophy and astronomy 1780 (Acc.14047)
  • Historical accounts (2) of the 'Ancient history' and the 'Modern state' of Orkney and Shetland c1760-1800 (Acc.14101)
  • Mary [Mary of Guise], (1515-1560) Queen of Scots, Consort of James V, and Regent of Scotland: letter to William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal 1560 (Acc.14024)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Chalmers familly, publishers, of Aberdeenshire: papers 18th-20th cent (913)
  • Robert Ballantyne (1942 - 2004), industrial technician: Piper Alpha, oil platform records 1980s-2000s (915)
  • Transport & General Workers Union, Grampian Transport/First Aberdeen branch: records 1930s-2000s (912)

Abertay University Archives

  • John Black (fl1970-1998), Master of Works at Dundee Institute of Art and Technology: papers, plans and photos rel to buildings, properties, and development or repair work for buildings c1970-1998 (ACC010)
  • John Nicholson Low (fl1930-1998), mechanical engineer, lecturer at Dundee Institute of Art and Technology: college certificate, articles, papers and photographs rel to career, and the Dundee College of Technology Mechanical Engineering prize 1930-1998 (ACC003)
  • Abertay University and predecessor bodies: records, incl minutes of Governing Body and Academic Management; administrative records incl correspondence, abstracts of accounts, annual Principal's reports, strategic reports, and course scheme development papers; student records; class results, photographs and Principal's files 1888-2019 (ACC001)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Alan Sharp (1934-2013), Scottish novelist and screenwriter: screenplays, personal and professional correspondence, notebooks and manuscripts c1960-2013 (ACC2019/1108)
  • Christopher Murray (fl1982-2019), professor and chair of comics studies, University of Dundee: U.S and U.K comics and comic studies publications c1982-2008 (Acc2019/1093)
  • Dundee Satellite Receiving Station (DSRS): photographs of weather features, publications and reports 1976-2017 (ACC2019/1138)
  • Mary Brooksbank (1897-1978), Scottish mill worker, socialist, trade unionist and songwriter: correspondence, draft memoir chapters, music and lyric notes and audio recording c1968-1974 (ACC2019/1098)
  • Sir Peter Downes (b1953), biochemist and Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Dundee: Principal's files c2013-2019 (ACC2019/1090*)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Dance House Glasgow, dance company: papers 20th cent (ACCN 4291)
  • Glasgow University Lacrosse section, sports club: secretary's books (2) for women's section, including photos 1957-1961 (ACCN 4277)
  • Jacqueline Margaret Kay (b1961), Scots Makar, poet & novelist: copies (2) of poem commissioned for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding that commits the University of Glasgow and The University of the West Indies to work together in the foundation of a Glasgow-Caribbean Centre for Development Research 2019 (ACCN 4305)
  • James Muir & Son, heat cold & sound insulators, sheet metal workers & boiler makers, Glasgow: records 1919-1994 (ACCN 4262)
  • John Watt (fl1844), student, University of Glasgow: lecture notebook, physics 1844 (ACCN 4290)
  • Professor David Daiches Raphael (1916-2015), philosopher: unpublished talks & academic correspondence 1940s-1990s (ACCN 4294)
  • Robin Milne (fl1972-2016), economist: papers 20th cent (ACCN 4274)
  • Sir Kenneth Calman (b1941), surgeon, oncologist and Chancellor of the University of Glasgow: papers 20th-21st cent (ACCN 4322)
  • Kenneth Davidson (1965-2018), theatre maker and visual artist: web content incl captures of his Blogspot, Soundcloud, Vimeo and Wordpress sites early 21st cent (ACCN 4333)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Imaginate, theatre and dance for children and young people, Edinburgh: marketing and publicity material 1989-2016 (Acc 860)
  • Elizabeth Anne Lochhead (b1947) poet, playwright and performer: scripts 1982-2000 (Acc 863)
  • MacLehose, Jackson and Co., bookseller, publisher and printer, Glasgow: handwritten ledgers (3) pertaining to business activities c1890-1900
  • Reverend Ewen McDiarmid (fl1762-1770): collected manuscript anthology of song and poetry 1770 (MS Gen 583)
  • William Davidson (1861-1945). produce broker and commission merchant, co-founder of R. & W. Davidson Ltd: personal papers, incl family correspondence, business and legal documents, and examples of early amateur photography and associated paraphernalia 1836-2001

Heriot-Watt University Heritage Service

  • Lace designs 20th cent (TEX)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Stuart Bradwel (fl2017), student at the University of Strathclyde: oral history interview recordings for the 'Doctor's orders' project, investigating type 1 diabetes and the consultative relationship 1970-2019 (Acc 1753)
  • Thomas Archibald Miller Brownlie (1879-1963), civil and agricultural engineer, Principal of Punjab Agricultural College and Research Institute: material incl specification, drawings, patent applications, Indian patent, licensing agreement and correspondence rel to improvements in winnowing machines designed by Brownlie and photographs of the machine 1931-1940 (OM/479)
  • Francis Eric Canning (1934-2017), architect and Communist: architectural drawings, mostly created whilst a student at the Glasgow School of Architecture; student notebooks from Glasgow School of Architecture courses; drawings created at Pinewood Sanatorium in Berkshire; drawings, paintings and sketch books from the Freehand Drawing and Colour Application courses at Glasgow School of Art 1950s-1970s (Acc 1752; 1757)
  • Ludovic Henry Coverley Kennedy (1919-2009), writer and broadcaster: typescript and manuscript drafts of published and unpublished writings; photographs; auction catalogue for the sale of Piers Place, Old Amersham; correspondence and leather cigarette case c1946-2009 (KEN)
  • Dr Louis Rosenburg (fl. 2019), academic and housing policy specialist: collection of books and some archives relating to Patrick Geddes 1842-1995 (Acc 1744 and Acc 1759)
  • Rory Stride (fl2016), student at the University of Strathclyde: oral history project conducted as research for an undergraduate history dissertation, Proud to be a Clyde shipbuilder, Clyde built: The changing work identity of Govan's shipbuilders. The collection comprises interviews with men who were employed as shipbuilders between c.1960 and 2016 at Govan's three shipyards: Alexander Stephen and Sons, Fairfield's, and Harland and Wolff c1960-2016 (SOHC 33)