The collection, as yet unsorted, is composed of : the manuscript preaching journal of Robert Scarth Valentine Logie and circa 100 sewn sheafs of manuscript notes - sermons; a catalogue of 468 discourses, or sermons, of William Logie (Senior), and accompanying manuscript sermon notes, together with a manuscript sermon preached in Lady Kirk, Kirkwall, 18 January 1816, for the National Thanksgiving 1816, the day appointed for thanksgiving after the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte (transcript copy also); sermon notes of William Logie (Junior); and, miscellaneous manuscript notes
The collection also includes printed material:
- Acts of the General Assembly against profanities ... 1694
- The principal acts of the General Assembly ... May 18, 1843
- Sermons, by the Rev, George Goldie
- The Church of Scotland year-book 1913
- A ... summary of the laws and regulations of the Church of Scotland
- Whole service as conducted in the High Church of Glasgow
- The precher's commentary. A homiletic commentary ...
There is also a copy of Cases decided in the Court of Session [...] Court of Teinds [...] and in the Court of Justiciary which includes the Kirkwall manse process on p.546, at which the Rev. W. Logie was the Charger. There is a document inserted into the volume relevant to the case too.
The collection also contains manuscript volumes written by the Logie family. There is: a book of essays read before the Orkney Literary Society, 1803-04; a book of cash received 1824; a roll of the parishioners of Kirkwall and St. Ola attending St. Magnus' Church, 1825-26; sacramental exercises, 1829; a list of new communicants, 1825, and other notes; and, a volume of various notes of William Logie, 1809.