Papers of the Rev. Dr. Andrew Landale Drummond (1902-1966)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection is composed of: architectural plans and drawings of non-ecclesiastical buildings mainly in the British Isles, but also in France, Germany and the Netherlands; a volume of cuttings and book reviews of Drummond's works; a notebook of Scottish history; a number of off-prints, 1935-1952, on various subjects including church architecture, Henry Bazely, Father Ignatius, and Pugin; correspondence, 1969-1980, addressed to Mrs. A. L. Drummond in connection with A. L. Drummond's books  The Scottish Church, 1688-1843: the age of the moderates  and  The Church in Victorian Scotland, 1843-1874, and mainly from James Bulloch and the Saint Andrew Press; lecture given in 1960 on the evolution of the church building from various origins; illustrations, notes and plans of various churches and chapels, mainly in England; miscellaneous illustrative material in the form of periodical articles, guide books, and photographs, mainly of churches in the USA; and, an annotated copy of  The parallel Bible with additional material loosely inserted.

Administrative / Biographical History

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using material contained in the collection.

Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.

Other Finding Aids

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