CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2804
TitleJames Godsman, local historian: papers
Administrative HistoryJames Godsman (1893-1972), local historian.
SourcePresented in 1972 by Mrs A Godsman on the death of her husband
DescriptionPersonal papers, working notes and unpublished manuscripts of James Godsman, a local historian, author of The Church of King Edward (1948), King Edward (1952), History of the Burgh and the parish of Ellon (1958) and Glass, the story of a parish (1970). He also wrote articles for local newspapers and produced an offical guide to Ellon. There are also diaries of Godsman's voyages on a cargo-ship and photographs from the First World War.
AppraisalA box of flints (some annotated) and an arrowhead was transferred to the University museum in 2016.
Access StatusOpen
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