Collection MS 22 - Alexander Hutcheson Collection

Identity area

Reference code

MS 22

Title

Alexander Hutcheson Collection

Date(s)

  • 1682-1960 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 file

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Alexander Hutcheson lived at Herschel House, Broughty Ferry. He was an amateur antiquary and a pioneer in the study of old Scottish song-books.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Transcript - "The Panmure MS", and related notes, photographs and correspondence. The volume is a transcript of the words, though not the music, from Robert Edward's 'Commonplace Book' which dates from the end of the seventeenth century. Edward, it's compiler, was minister of Murroes, and was the man responsible for the first printed description of Forfarshire. His musical commonplace book is one of the collection of early Scottish Music books in the possession of Lord Dalhousie. The transcription was made in 1895 by Hutcheson

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Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological within series.

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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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Paper

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Note

For other notes etc by same See NRA(S) survey of Dundee Museum, No. 1135 SHELVED: Per. 025.171.

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Description control area

Description identifier

MS 22

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

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Language(s)

  • English

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