MS 2818 - William Douglas Simpson (1896-1968) historian and archaeologist: various papers
1 - Notebook labelled 'Bergen'
2 - Bound volume: 'Archaeological Papers 1919-1921 W.D. Simpson', with additional meterial bound in
3 - Notes, reports and press cuttings on archaeology
4 - Extracts from reports for Ancient Monuments of Scotland
5 - Lecture on founding of Scottish universities in the 15th century and notes on Tolquhoun Castle
6 - Manuscripts on Chaplain's Court and on Gavin Dunbar
7 - Manuscript notes and drafts, mainly relating to castles
8 - Notebook on Coldingham Priory and other sites
9 - Manuscript notes on castles and architecture
10 - Chemistry notebook with entries by W. Douglas Simpson
11 - Notebook with notes on Sir Anthony Cope and on St Columba
12 - Manuscripts on tower houses, Stirling Church and the Isle of Skye
13 - Manuscript notes on historical subjects
14 - Manuscript notes on Castle of Bergen, Restennet Priory and Dunyveg castle
15 - Notebook with various notes, addresses and a sermon
16 - Manuscript notes on buildings, history and university library matters
17 - Manuscripts on historic buildings
18 - Manuscripts on historic buildings
19 - Manuscripts including part of 'The Ancient Stones of Scotland'
20 - Manuscripts of 'Aberdeen and its Architecture' and 'Portraits of Skye and the Outer Hebrides'
21 - Manuscripts on Bothwell Castle and other castles
22 - Manuscripts and correspondence relating to Aberdeen University Library
23 - Notes for 'The Ancient Stones of Scotland'
24 - Notes on 'Blairfindy Castle and Drumin'
25 - The Church and Township of Brompton by Northallerton
26 - Manuscripts on castles in Buchan
27 - Paper entitled 'A Roman Emperor reviews his predecessors: the Caesars of Julian'
28 - Three volumes on the last campaigns of the Marquis of Montrose, with photostat letter of 1650
29 - 'The Thanes of Cawdor and their Castle'
30 - Manuscripts and cuttings relating to Dr Simpson, his father H.F. Morland Simpson, and Aberdeen Grammar School
1 - Volume of translations, cuttings and manuscripts by W.D. Simpson and H.F. Morland Simpson
2 - Collection of cuttings, with poems translated from German
3 - 'Conway Castle'
31 - Notes on Craig Castle, Montrose, with plans and photographs
32 - 'A short history of Dirleton'
33 - 'The Castle and Church of Duffus in Moray'
34 - Lecture on Gavin Dunbar, Bishop of Aberdeen
35 - Letters and papers on excavations at Dundarg Castle
36 - 'Dunollie Castle and the Brooch of Lorne'
37 - 'The Castle of East Wemyss'
38 - Letters and papers concerning Farnell (Angus)
39 - Papers relating to Fetteresso Castle
40 - Letters and papers on excavations at Finavon Castle
41 - Notes on Frendraught House
42 - 'Glamis Castle: The Tower House'
43 - Note on Glenbuchat Old Kirk
44 - Papers concerning Inverugie Castle
45 - Deed of Trust for Iona Cathedral
46 - 'The Laager type of Castle in the later Middle Ages'
47 - Photographs of Lincluden college and kirk
48 - Duplicated copy of article
49 - Proofs and cuttings relating to Loch Doon Castle, Ayrshire
50 - Collection of photographs of Macduff Castle
51 - Notes on the Castle at Mitford and the work proposed to be done there
52 - Notes on Park, Aberdeenshire
53 - Papers relating to Pitcaple Castle
54 - Collection of photographs of Rothesay Castle
55 - Recent discoveries at St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen
56 - Papers relating to St Ninian and Scone Abbey
57 - Sermons preached by W.D. Simpson
58 - Bicentenary address delivered in memory of Bishop John Skinner (1744–1816)
59 - Typescript of Spynie Castle and Duffus Castle, Morayshire
60 - The palace of the Bishops of Moray at Spynie
61 - 'The Stewart Earls of Orkney and their Castles: a study in Sixteenth-Century Scottish Militarism'
62 - 'The Tower House Province in Britain'
63 - Papers and photographs relating to Ardchattan Priory
64 - Papers relating to Caerlaverock Castle
65 - Papers relating to Glenbervie
66 - Materials for unpublished biography of Lord Raglan
67 - Materials relating to St John's Kirk, Perth
68 - Correspondence and other papers relating to the First and Second Viking Congresses
69 - Plans and photographs of Marienwerder Castle
70 - Collection of photographs, plans and postcard reproductions of buildings in the former East Prussia
71 - 'Wall paintings at Lochstädt and Longthorpe: a study in medieval Wohnkultur'
72 - Collection of photographs of Fetteresso Castle before its destruction
73 - Notes on castle at Zorita de los Canes in Guadala jara, Spain
74 - Collection of miscellaneous correspondence, photographs and cuttings
75 - Geological survey maps of Scotland
76 - Proofs of article on John Mackintosh in Aberdeen University Review
77 - Miscellaneous correspondence, offprints and cuttings
78 - Reconstruction of Kildrummy Castle
79 - Draft review of the pamphlet 'The Drosten Stone at St. Vigeans and its inscriptions'
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