- Br MS 2/1 Miscellaneous manuscripts and printed papers 1592-1970
- Br MS 2/2 Miscellaneous manuscript volumes, commonplace books and scrapbooks15th Century - 1874
- Br MS 2/3 Miscellaneous sermons c.1730-1836
- Br MS 2/4 Sermons of Thomas J. Holland, Rector of Laurencekirk 1913-1948
- Br MS 2/5 Tracts, prayers, treatises and lectures c.1709-c.1939
Brechin Diocesan Library: Miscellaneous Papers and Volumes
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 254 Br MS 2
- Dates of Creation15th century - 1975
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish , Latin
- Physical Description2.00 linear metres. The records are on paper and parchment.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Diocese of Brechin largely covers the counties of Kincardine, Angus and Perth. In 1792 the Diocesan Library was founded to collect books and manuscripts for the improvement of the clergy. In 1962 the library was deposited with Dundee University.
Records are arranged within sub-fonds.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.
The records were deposited by the diocese in the University Library in 1962.
Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, November 2001.
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