- 1828-1850 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 item (4 volumes).
Name of creator
The Maitland Club was founded in 1828 in Glasgow, Scotland, for the "cultivation of the literary antiquities of Scotland". Named for collector Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington.
Acquired in 1968.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of four bound volumes with gilt stamp of Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow on front covers. Volumes contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, lists of members and other business papers, as well as printed material such as Club rules and minutes of annual general meetings. Includes photocopied cards indexing manuscript material in the volumes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Item level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Holograph; typescript; printed material.