Collection BrMS 2 - Brechin Diocesan Library: Miscellaneous Papers and Volumes

Identity area

Reference code

BrMS 2

Title

Brechin Diocesan Library: Miscellaneous Papers and Volumes

Date(s)

  • 1600 - 2008 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

2 linear metres

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Diocese of Brechin largely covers the counties of Kincardine, Angus and Perth. In 1792 the Diocesan Library was founded to collect books and manuscripts for the improvement of the clergy. In 1962 the library was deposited with Dundee University.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Br MS 2/1 Miscellaneous manuscripts and printed papers 1592- c1990s Br MS 2/2 Miscellaneous manuscript volumes, commonplace books and scrapbooks 15th Century - 1874 Br MS 2/3 Miscellaneous sermons c.1730-1836 Br MS 2/4 Sermons of Thomas J. Holland, Rector of Laurencekirk 1913-1948 Br MS 2/5 Tracts, prayers, treatises and lectures c.1709-c.1939

Accruals

Expected

System of arrangement

Records are arranged within sub-fonds.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The records are on paper and parchment.

Finding aids

Descriptive list. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

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Description control area

Description identifier

BrMS 2

Rules and/or conventions used

Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Status

Catalogued

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

  • English
  • Latin

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