Letters of Reverend F. W. Davis (fl. 1897)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 237 Coll-665
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 letters, 2 cuttings. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
  • Location
      Gen. 1981/73-76

Scope and Content

The correspondence with Mr. and Mrs. Cudlip is about the Vestry Library. There are also cuttings about the Library, including Edinburgh Cathedral chimes, rhymes to which The Rectory's library gave birth.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Reverend F. W. Davis was Rector of Blairgowrie, Perthshire. He was a book-collector and poet.

Access Information

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.