Sub-fonds BrMS 2/2 - Brechin Diocesan Library: Miscellaneous Manuscript Volumes, Commonplace Books and Scrapbooks

Identity area

Reference code

BrMS 2/2

Title

Brechin Diocesan Library: Miscellaneous Manuscript Volumes, Commonplace Books and Scrapbooks

Date(s)

  • c 1600-1962 (Creation)

Level of description

Sub-fonds

Extent and medium

0.33 linear metres.

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Scope and content

Miscellaneous volumes, including: Italian psalter, Belgian missal and German sermons, 15th century; 'Memorials' of William Drummond of Hawthornden (1585-1649), continued by his son, William (1636-1677), including genealogical notes 1562-1700; rental of the Panmure Estates 1724-1727; commonplace books, 18th C-1869; medical notes [18th century]; private register of members of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittenweem 1856-1866 and St. Andrews Chapel, Brechin, 1866-1891; extracts from the chartulary of the Abbey of Aberbrothock [Arbroath], (1284-1484); extracts from the Kirk Session Books at Dundee 1688-1690.

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Records are arranged within series.

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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Notes area

Note

Ker, Neil Ripley, Mediaeval Manuscripts in British Libraries, Vol. 2;

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Description control area

Description identifier

BrMS 2/2

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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