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Fonds F0033 - Maitland Club fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0033

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Maitland Club fonds.

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  • 1828-1850 (Creation)

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1 item (4 volumes).

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Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Acquired in 1968.

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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.

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Further information available in pamphlet Sir Walter Scott and the Maitland Club by R.H. Carnie and M.F. Moran, reprinted from Studies in Scottish Literature, vol. XII, no. 1, July 1974 (Special Collections accession #7751).

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Holograph; typescript; printed material.

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ckey

2976554

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