CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2605
TitleMenzies family papers
Date1526 - 1808
Extent4 folder: 0.06 linear metres
Creator NameMacnaughton; William Alexander (fl 1897-1932); physician and antiquarian.
Administrative HistoryWilliam Alexander MacNaughton was a medical graduate of Edinburgh University (1878) and sometime Medical Officer of Health for Kincardineshire. He was editor of Caledonian Medical Journal from 1897 - 1932 and author of The medical heroes of the 'Forty-five (Glasgow: MacDougall, 1897), Caledonian medical journal (1897-1900). Though he is not recorded as a graduate of Aberdeen University, he contributed antiquarian articles to the Aberdeen University Review, and gifted or bequeathed several manuscripts to the University.
SourceMS 2605 was originally deposited with MS 2307 and MS 2606. They were extracted from this collection in 1967and accessioned separately at this time. The papers were collected by William A. Macnaughtan.
DescriptionCollection of papers relating mainly to the family of Menzies including a series of marriage contracts, various legal documents, and a selection of letters.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionMS 2605/1 is very fragile and is stained.
Related MaterialMS 2606 - legal papers relating to persons and places in Kincardineshire, in particular Stonehaven, 1530 - 1809.
Other Macnaughton deposits: MS 1070, MS 1071, MS 1079, MS 1083, MS 2093, MS 2192
Finding AidsPreliminary list available in deposit file at University of Aberdeen, Special Libraries and Archives.
Related RecordMS 1083
MS 2093
MS 2192
MS 2307
MS 2606
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