MS 998 - James Bruce Duncan, folksong collector: papers
1 - Collection of volumes bound in cloth containing records of folk-songs and folk-airs made by James Bruce Duncan
2 - Collection of notes and notebooks containing words of folk songs obtained from various contributors by James Bruce Duncan
3 - Collection of notebooks containing notes by James Bruce Duncan on ballad collections other than his own
4 - Collection of notebooks containing copies of ballads from MS collections of Gavin Greig or concerning his library
5 - Collection of notebooks containing music of folk songs with words
6 - Four volumes containing indices for volumes of folk song words and airs
7 - Papers containing versions of folk songs and correspondence
1 - Correspondence and versions of words and music of folk songs sent by Mrs M Harper
2 - Correspondence between Rev. George Williams and James Bruce Duncan
3 - Collection of folk songs and folk airs with associated correspondence
1 - Letter: J. Alexander, Post Office, Ythan Wells, Insch
2 - List of folk songs
3 - Letter: John Duncan, 4 Fernbank, Stamford Street, Ashton on Mersey, Manchester
4 - Letter: Miss Isobel Ewan to Mr [A.] Macdonald
5 - Copy of air 'The Cairn o' Month'
6 - Letter: Miss Isobel Ewan, High Street, Banchory
7 - Letter: Miss Isobel Ewan, High Street, Banchory
8 - Letter: Miss Isobel Ewan, High Street, Banchory
9 - Letter: Miss Isobel Ewan, High Street, Banchory
10 - Collection of versions of folk songs contributed by Archibald Knowles
11 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers, words of folksong 'Bonny Udny'
12 - Letter: A. Macdonald, Crossroad School, Durris
13 - Folk song contribution sent by A. Macdonald
14 - Folk song contribution from A. Macdonald
15 - Letter: Jessie H. Macdonald, Ellangowan, Alford
16 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers, folksong 'Binnorie'
17 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers, folksong 'Binnorie'
18 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers, folksong 'Binnorie'
19 - Letter: James Bruce Duncan to R. Murdoch [Lawrance]
20 - Letter: Jonathan Gauld to R.M. Lawrance
21 - Words of 'The Emigrant's Farewell', remembered by Jonathan Gauld and others
22 - Letter: R. Murdoch Lawrance, enclosing MSS.998/7/3/20-21
23 - Letter and enclosure: Miss C.F. Symon to R. Murdoch Lawrance
24 - Letter and enclosure: Miss C.F. Symon to R. Murdoch Lawrance
25 - Letter: R. Murdoch Lawrance, enclosing MSS. 9887/3/23-24
26 - Letter and enclosure: Jonathan Gauld, enclosing copy of words and music of 'Emigrant's Farewell'
27 - Letter and enclosure: Jonathan Gauld, enclosing copy of words and music of 'Emigrant's Farewell'
28 - Letter and enclosure: Jonathan Gauld, enclosing copy of words and music of 'Emigrant's Farewell'
29 - Notes of folk songs in shorthand; 'Balcairn's Knowes'
30 - Notes of folk songs in shorthand; 'The laddie that is far awa'', or 'A daughter dear you are so bold'
31 - Notes of folk songs in shorthand; 'The Douglas Tragedy'
32 - Notes of folk songs in shorthand; 'The Inconsistent Lover'
33 - Copy of verses by W. Chisholm, 'The bodies o' the Lyne o' Skene'
34 - Air and first verse of 'The Barley Bree'
35 - Air and words (incomplete) of 'Jock Scott'
36 - Notes of airs and some words as recorded by James Bruce Duncan
37 - Words of folk song 'Banks and braes of bonnie Montrose'
38 - Words of song 'The Cantie Carlie', copied by James Bruce Duncan
39 - Words and music of folk song 'Ellon Market', obtained by James Bruce Duncan from William Philip
40 - Pencil copy of group of songs contributed by Isaac Troup
41 - Letter: Isaac Troup, enclosing copies of words of songs known to his brother Alexander Troup
42 - Words of ballad 'Henry my son', a variant of 'Lord Ronald'
43 - Words in shorthand of ballad 'Robert Gordon of Gordonsha', contributed by Mr. Weir
44 - Verses of 'The Blaeberries', as sent by anonymous contributor to Aberdeen Daily Journal
45 - Verses of 'The Blaeberries', as sent by anonymous contributor to Aberdeen Daily Journal
46 - Fragments of folk songs contributed by Miss Copland
47 - Letter: Miss Mysie A. Dalgarno, sends solfa of 'Laird o' Drum' in return for copy of words
48 - Contributions from Mrs. H. Beaton
49 - Contributions from Mrs. H. Beaton
50 - Contributions from Mrs. H. Beaton
51 - Contributions from Mrs. H. Beaton
52 - Contributions from Mrs. H. Beaton
53 - Letter: James Pirie; recollection of verses and explanation
54 - Words of the ballad 'Hynd Horn', found among the papers of James Walker.
55 - Words of songs 'The Plains of Waterloo', contributed by Miss Macdonald
56 - Words of 'Jamie Fires'; contributed by J.H. Macdonald
57 - Letter: J.H. Macdonald, enclosing words of 'The traveller's return'
58 - Letter: William MacDonald, enclosing copy of tune, words of 'To the North Hielands'
59 - Words of song 'The Pedlar', contributed by Mrs. Dalgarno
60 - Letter: George McDonald, enclosing copy of song 'Nae bonny laddie will tak her awa''
61 - Words of folk songs or ballads, same handwriting; notes by James Bruce Duncan
62 - Fragments of folk songs contributed by R. Reid; some notes from James Bruce Duncan
63 - Words of 'The Beggar Laddie', accompanied by sheet of music
64 - Words of 'Bonnie Bennachie', contributed by Mrs. Alexander
65 - Words of song 'Doon in yon glen I spied a swain'; air noted in solfa, pencil.
66 - Words of ballad 'The gardener'
67 - Words in shorthand of ballad 'Gill Morice; accompanied by music in solfa notation
68 - Words and music of 'Ye Gowden Vanitie', contributed by George Duncan
69 - Words and music written on notepaper headed 'Stornaway', contributed by James Young
70 - Words of song 'The coat o' blue', contributed by Mrs. Cruickshank; in handwriting of Mary Ann Crichton
71 - Unidentified folk song air copied in staff notation by Mary Ann Crichton
72 - Typewritten extracts from articles in Aberdeen Weekly Free Press
73 - Evening Gazette, Aberdeen
4 - Collection of folk songs and airs sent to James Bruce Duncan by his brother G.F. Duncan
5 - Collection of children's playsongs and rhymes made by A. Macdonald; with relevant correspondence
8 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers
9 - Lecture notes, cuttings and other papers
10 - Collection of cuttings from 'Buchan Observer'
11 - Collection of cuttings from 'Glasgow Weekly Herald'
12 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers
13 - Collection of letters and papers sent by Gavin Greig to James Bruce Duncan and drafts of some replies
14 - Collection of letters written by Miss Mary Ann Crichton to James Bruce Duncan
15 - Collection of letters from Miss Bell Robertson to James Bruce Duncan
16 - Collection of 'general correspondence' on folk song and related topics addressed to James Bruce Duncan (unless otherwise stated)
17 - Volume of music MS
18 - Volume of music MS
19 - Volume of music MS
20 - Volume of music MS
21 - James Bruce Duncan: folksong collection papers
22 - Collection of music MSS of 'tunes not required or rewritten'
23 - Fragments of verse and xerox of extract
24 - Photocopies of correspondence of Mr. Paul Duncan
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