Papers of Major William Augustin John Prevost, fl1951-1979, antiquary and local historian

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence from W A J Prevost to the Moffat News, concerning James Hogg's story of Rob Dodds 1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Augustin John Prevost was the author of a number of local history studies concerning Dumfriesshire and Cumberland.


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Custodial History




Related Material

Antiquarian collection, GB/NNAF/P40762, Dumfries and Galloway Libraries, NRA 24813 Prevost.

Location of Originals

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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names