Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Edinburgh-Dalkeith Document Collection:

An Inventory of its Contents, 1824-1872, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Descriptive Summary

Creator Rare Books, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Title: Edinburgh-Dalkeith Document Collection,
Dates: 1824-1872
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence and contracts from various individuals in the Edinburgh-Dalkeith, Scotland area in the mid to late-nineteenth century.
Collection # R42.1
Quantity: 1 box (2.5 inches)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Scope and Contents:

This collection contains documents from the Edinburgh, Scotland area from 1824-1872. Most of the records are legal documents relating to the sale of property or rental agreements. All are hand-written with the exception of one printed school program from Dalkeith Grammar School. None of the documents seem to have come from the same family, but there is geographical overlap.



The collection is organized by document provenance.


Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Scotland--19th century--Archives
Scotland--History -- 19th century--Sources
Real property--Scotland--19th century--Sources

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation:

Edinburgh-Dalkeith Document Collection, 1824-1872, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):

Date unknown

Processed by

Amanda Lancaster

Additional Sources

None for the record.

Collection Inventory



box folder
1 1 Balquhomie Farm Sale Offer, 1 item, 1848
2 Cleghorn-Farquharson Discharge Contract, 1 item, 1849
3 Dalkeith Grammar School Program, 1 item, 1827
4 Eskbank Feus Correspondence, 4 items, 1863-1864
5 Lundin Correspondence, 1 item, 1872
6 Pittochie Estate Sale Memorandum, 1 item, 1824
7 Ranken-Russell-Nicolson Correspondence, 1 item, 1860



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1 8 Documents transcribed by Amanda Lancaster, April-May 2015