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Letter from Walter Scott to Daniel Terry, playwright and actor

  • GB 249 T-MIN/33
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  • 12 November 1816

Refers to a drama he plans to produce for his godson; two of his tales [‘The Black Dwarf’ and ‘Old Mortality’] which he has just finished and is sending to Terry; an extension to his cottage at Abbotsford; his armorial bearings which are to be used in the design of stained glass windows [for his cottage]; and his family.

Folder includes transcription of letter plus two images of Scott.

Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832, 1st Baronet, poet and novelist

Fragment of an Australian goldfields diary

  • GB 249 T-MIN/1
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  • 1856

The diary covers the period May-November 1856. The anonymous writer, a farmer's son, and his brother appear to have had gold claims at Whitehorse, near Ballarat for about three years. The writer then describes life aboard ship on a voyage (without his brother) from Melbourne on the 'James Baines' bound for Liverpool, as far as Cape Clear.

Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Special Committee on New Buildings minutes

  • GB 249 OE/1/7
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  • 1892 - 1895

Minutes of meetings of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College Special Committee on New Buildings concerning the provision of a new building for the College, with sufficient accommodation for the present and future requirements of science teaching in the community.

Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College | Special Committee on New Buildings

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