Collection of Scottish folk songs with music

Scope and Content

Collection of Scottish folk songs (music only), compiled by James Massie, Aberdeen, 1777. The tunes, which are written in staff notation, [? for violin], include A Bumpkine; Kind Kissing Johnnie; The Bridge of Perth; The Restoration March; The Flowers of the Forest.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Massie, Aberdeen, fl. 1777.


Single item

Access Information

Open, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet

Acquisition Information

Date and source not recorded.

Other Finding Aids

Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online

Alternative Form Available

No copies known

Conditions Governing Use

Subject to the condition of the original, copies may be supplied for private research use only on receipt of a signed undertaking to comply with current copyright legislation.

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Head of Special Libraries and Archives (e-mail: and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. Where possible, assistance will be given in identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

Possibly associated with William Walker, who deposited related Scottish folk song and ballad material (including the Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection, GB 231 MS 0701 - 0790) in the University c 1922.


No accruals expected

Related Material

John Marshall's Music Book, 1835 (GB 231 MS 0795/1)


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Additional Information

This material is original