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Scottish Tourism & Leisure in the Nineteenth Century

Material from Special Collections

manuscript material

Please note: many manuscript accounts of travels have been published and are listed under travel accounts
Diary of a tour in Scotland, 1868, and of a tour in Switzerland, 1869. Compiled by a Wolverhampton lawyer: Dougan 109
Click thumbnail to see photograph of Loch Lomond and excerpt from diary relating arrival there

Journal of a tour from London to the Highlands of Scotland 19 April - 7 August 1788; in the form of letters from Elizabeth Diggle to her sister in Broadstairs: MS Gen 738

Typed notes regarding diary of Hosmer-Hubbard of a trip to the British Isles [S.d.]: MS Gen 1647/8/29b

Typed notes regarding the diary of Isabel Lamont Bryan, 1808, kept while on a trip to ........Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow and Rothesay). [S.d.]: MS Gen 1647/9b/2b

Autograph letter from Christina Lawson to Stephen [Lawson, her nephew], 29 October 1911. Regarding his summer, and Christina's family's holiday at N. Berwick: MS Gen 525/2

Autograph letter from Christina Lawson to Stephen [Lawson, her nephew], 1 September 1913. Regarding a trip to the Shetlands: MS Gen 525/12

Andrew Macgeorge. Notes of cruises in the Raven and Wave [with James Smith of Jordanhill]. 1850-66 MS Murray 167
Click on thumbnail to see a photograph of 'The Wave' from beginning of the account

Manuscript notes in Robert Riddell's copy of Pennant's A tour in Scotland. 1776: Mu6-d.9-11

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