Papers of Donald McNicol, 1735-1802, minister

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Gaelic documents (mainly sermons) written, for the most part, by the Rev Donald McNicol. Some in English.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Rev  Donald McNicol (1735-1802 ), was minister successively of Saddell and Lismore in Argyll.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Purchased from the exeutors of George Henderson as part of Henderson collection, c.1912.

Other Finding Aids

Details of descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue accessible from the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections website, searching by the call number MS Gen 60.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Special Collections.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 247 procedures

Custodial History

McNicol's papers were in the possession of Ludovick Cameron, 1870-1872. In 1872 they were placed in the custody of a Mr Nicholson, advocate in Edinburgh, and were subsequently acquired by George Henderson. Part of McNicol's original calletion passed to James S Elliot, husband of McNicol's great-great-granddaughter, who deposited this in the National Library of Scotland (NLS Acc.2152)


None expected

Related Material

No related material

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 22 April 2005