The collection comprises correspondence, articles and similar items. The bulk of it consists of approximately 40 letters to Quiggin and to his wife Alison (ne Hingston, m.1907), approximately 110 sheets of notes relating to publications, 19 offprints of articles by Quiggin and others, and 10 reviews of his work.
A. Letters to E.C. Quiggin, mosty from Elizabeth Knott, Jan. 1904 - Oct. 1919, 24 items.
B. Posthumous correspondence concerning E.C. Quiggin, addressed mainly to Alison Quiggin, and mostly from J .Fraser, May 1920 - Oct. 1939, 17 items.
C. Notes, cuttings and other papers, 12 items.
D. Articles, reviews and related items, comprising 8 articles by Quiggin, 6 by others, 5 unidentified, 10 newspapers reviews, and 4 related items, 1906-1937. Mainly in English, but some in Gaelic, French and Latin.
E. Obituaries and related items.