GB 231 MS 2229 Collection of photographs, prints and drawings of Shetland antiquities, used by W.D Simpson in published proceedings of the Viking Congress, Lerwick, 1950
GB 231 MS 2230 Correspondence of W.D. Simpson (1896-1968) and Alexander Burns Shand [1st Baron], relating to the Shand Memorial in Kintore Church
GB 231 MS 2285 Collection of papers relating to the Brooch of Lorn, 1957-1959, including memorandum by Mrs MacDougall of Dunollie, re. circumstances surrounding rediscovery of the brooch in 1824, and typescript copies of related papers and newspaper cuttings, c 1822 - 1920, from Colonel Ian A. Robertson.
GB 231 MS 2398 Papers (including photographs, prints and drawings) relating to Rothiemay Castle, Banffshire, 1961-2 Report on Rothiemay Castle, with plan, photographs and correspondence, 1961 - 1962
GB 231 MS 2498 Notes (typescript) on the estate and house of Kinmundy, Aberdeenshire, 1966
GB 231 MS 2729 Correspondence of W. Douglas Simpson (1896-1968), relating to archaeological excavations at Dundarg Castle, Aberdeenshire, 1949-64.
GB 231 MS 2818 Papers of W. Douglas Simpson (1896-1968), archaeologist and University Librarian. This collection of material in manuscript and typescript, with related printed matter, photographs, plans, etc. includes notes for, and drafts of, lectures, addresses, articles, pamphlets and books by W. Douglas Simpson, c 1919 - 1967. In addition to his work on Scottish archaeology, there is material relating to excavations at Mitford Castle, Northumberland, n.d.; material assembled for a biography (unpublished) of Field Marshal Lord Raglan (1788 - 1855), n.d.; material re. organisation and publications of the First Viking Congress (Lerwick, 1950), and the Second Viking Congress (Bergen, 1953); and material relating to castles at Marienwerder, Lochstadt, and other sites formerly in East Prussia, n.d.
GB 231 MS 2968 Collection of plans of Deer Abbey, Aberdeenshire, 1931-51
GB 231 MS 3042 Account of Bodiam Castle, Aberdeenshire, 1943 (GB 231 MS 3042/1) and Account of Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, 1941 (GB 231 MS 3042/2)
GB 231 MS 3442 Letters, 1939 and 1942, of Maud Storr Best (1873-1969), Sub-Librarian, and W. Douglas Simpson (1896-1968), Librarian, concerning Aberdeen University Library (photocopy)