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The Glasite Church

  • MS 9
  • Collection
  • 1728-20th century
Congregational and membership lists comprising original and copies of lists of members of the Glasite church across Scotland, England and North America, many with annotated comments and details of baptisms, marriage and death. Service registers noting dates of services and texts for the day. Ceremonies, ordinations, procedures and prayers comprising notes and other papers relating to baptism, death, ordinations and marriages. Sermons, discourses and exhortations comprising papers, notebooks, drafts and letters with devotional and theological poems, hymns, notes and letters, mainly concerning the beliefs and debates of the church. Copies and original correspondence relating to individuals and congregations, concerning family and congregational news, disputes and schisms, and the life of the church in the 20th century. Scrapbooks and letter books containing copy and original correspondence between individuals and churches, notes and news cuttings, often concerning church disputes on matters such as ‘the eating of blood and of things strangled’. Journals and narratives comprising transcriptions of letters, narratives, accounts and diaries describing events and activities of members of the church'.
Property and land records comprising plans and correspondence and petition relating to the building of the Edinburgh meeting houses and their sale. Accounts, invoices and receipts, tenders, promissory notes and correspondence mainly relating to the Barony Street Chapel, Edinburgh. Engravings, photographs and postcards featuring members of the church. Newscuttings, histories, lectures, articles and other ephemera. Correspondence and papers relating to various persons' research into the Church, mainly addressed to Gerard Sandeman. Notes and documents relating to births, deaths and marriages of Glasite families. Items used within church services

Glasite Church

Portrait. D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson.

Portrait of Professor Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Professor of Biology 1884-1888, Professor of Natural History 1888-1917 [University College, Dundee]. Professor of Natural History 1917-1948 [United College, St. Andrews]

Print: b/w 243x178 mm

University College, First Principal and Professoriate

University College Principal and Professoriate Back Row (Standing) L-R: A.M. Paterson (Anatomy); J.E.A. Seteggall (Mathmatics and Natural Philosophy); J.A. Ewing (Engineering and Drawing); P.F. Frankland (Chemistry); P. Geddes (Botany) Front Row (Seated) L-R: D'Arcy W. Thompson (Biology); Principal W. Peterson (Classics and Acient History); T. Gilray (English Language and Literature and Modern History)

Print: 142x99mm

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