Papers of James Pittendrigh Macgillivray

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GB 231 MS 2751 Letter, 3 Dec 1898, from James Pittendrigh Macgillivray, Edinburgh, to Mr Smith, Aberdeen, stating that he has accepted the Marquis of Huntly's invitation to meet the Byron Statue Committee in Aberdeen on 9 Dec. He also refers to Morland Simpson and the battle of the sites , and encloses 2 poems, A Painter and The Sculptor (both present).

GB 231 MS 2958 Poem, Vale the Marquis of Huntly, by James Pittendrigh Macgillivray, 1937.

GB 231 MS 3095 Account book of James Pittendrigh Macgillivray, entitled The White Studio, 1889-95

GB 231 MS 3259 Poems and sketches by James Pittendrigh Macgillivray, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Pittendrigh Macgillivray (1856 - 1938) was born in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, the eldest son of William Macgillivray, sculptor. He received an honorary LL D from the University of Aberdeen in 1909, and from 1921 was King's Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland. For details of his works and publications see Who was Who, 1929 - 1940.

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Acquisition Information

GB 231 MS 2751: deposited in the University in Feb 1970, by George Davidson of Old Aberdeen; GB 231 MS 2751: deposited in the University in Feb 1970, by George Davidson of Old Aberdeen; GB 231 MS 2958: date and source not recorded. Probably deposited c 1978 - 1979; GB 231 MS 2958: date and source not recorded. Probably deposited c 1978 - 1979; GB 231 MS 3095: gifted to the University by Rev. D. Bovey. Accessioned Sept 1981;GB 231 MS 3095: gifted to the University by Rev. D. Bovey. Accessioned Sept 1981;GB 231 MS 3259: deposited in Jan 1987, by Mrs M.J. King, of Gwynedd

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Related Material

Correspondence and papers, 1891 - 1938 (National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division: Reference : Dep 349) (NRA 29116 Macgillivray) Correspondence and papers, 1891 - 1938 (National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division: Reference : Dep 349) (NRA 29116 Macgillivray) Correspondence and papers, 1898 - 1936 (National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division: Reference : Acc 3501) (NRA 29292 NLS misc)Correspondence and papers, 1898 - 1936 (National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division: Reference : Acc 3501) (NRA 29292 NLS misc)Miscellaneous correspondence (Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department: see HMC, Accessions to repositories 1987)Miscellaneous correspondence (Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department: see HMC, Accessions to repositories 1987)Correspondence with William Skeoch Cumming, 1900 - 1925 (National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division: Reference : MSS 9771-9774, 9807 Passim)

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