Lectures of Professor John Little Mounsey (1852-1933)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of lectures on conveyancing, 1906-1907, and 1908-1909.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Little Mounsey was born on 30 October 1852. He was Emeritus Professor of Conveyancing at Edinburgh University. Mounsey was also a senior partner of the Edinburgh law firm of John C. Brodie and Sons. Professor John Little Mounsey died on 26 June 1933.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Some material acquired November 1975, Accession no. E75.59. Lectures, Lamb, acquired March 1985, Accession no. E85.25.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the following material: (1) Who was who 1929-1940. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1941.

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.