Records of Ballater Mutual Improvement Association

Scope and Content

Minute book of Ballater Mutual Improvement Association, 1889 - 1914 and 1919 - 1927; and Syllabus for session 1925 - 1926, with list of office-bearers

Administrative / Biographical History

Ballater Mutual Association was reconstituted in 1889, and a new rule book printed at this time. Members met at various venues in the town, for essays, debates and concerts.


Single item, with enclosures

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Acquisition Information

Gifted to the University in 1968, by Alan Small

Other Finding Aids

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

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Related Material

Robert Farquharson. Triumphant democracy versus undefeated monarchy: A lecture delivered to the Ballater Mutual Improvement Association, on January 7th, 1902 (Aberdeen: Rosemount, 1902) (deposited in the University pamphlet collection: ref. p Lambda Farquharson R t)


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Additional Information

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