Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Reseach Notes - History of the Sword

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Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Reseach Notes - History of the Sword

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Reseach Notes - History of the Sword

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MANN 2/2

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Sub series

Scope and Content

Archive box labelled 'JGM History of the Sword: Text and Photos and Notes', containing:, Files related to a projected comprehensive History of the Sword, which was planned as early as 1925, when an agreement was signed with Methuen, and for which JGM continued to collect material until his death,

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Open access

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Creator(s) Sir James G. Mann

Contents

  MANN 2/2 - Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Reseach Notes - History of the Sword
MANN 2/2 1 - Correspondence with Methuens
MANN 2/2 2 - Correspondence with Gosta Malmborg of Livrustkammaren, Stockholm, relating to a paper on the Basket Hilt that JGM planned to deliver at the 1933 International Congress of the History of Art,
MANN 2/2 3 - Notes relating to 'Scottish claidheam-mhors on sculptured slabs etc'
MANN 2/2 4 - Notes relating to 'Early Scottish Swords, Bronze Age, Viking (Glasgow 1926), Andrea Ferara'
MANN 2/2 5 - Notes relating to 'The Basket Hilt & Scottish Broad Sword'
MANN 2/2 6 - Typescript copy of an article, 'La Forge des Lames - Charles Buttin' published in La Revue generale de la Coutellerie
MANN 2/2 7 - 'List of swords in the K.H. Museum, Vienna'
MANN 2/2 8 - 'Notes on Swords & daggers'
MANN 2/2 9 - Envelope labelled, 'Concerning the Sword of the Bruce - C.A. de C.'
MANN 2/2 10 - Envelope labelled, 'Notes on Swords - C.A. de C.'
MANN 2/2 11 - Envelope labelled, 'Notes on the Sword for filing'
MANN 2/2 12 - Extracts from the Wallace Collection Catalogue of the descriptions relating to Swords, with the relevant plates
MANN 2/2 13 - Envelope labelled, 'Legina's Preface on Swordsmanship' [De Cosson's handwriting]
MANN 2/2 14 - Card index of Swords from C.D.'s Index of pieces in Armour Sales'
MANN 2/2 15 - Envelope of postcards illustrating swords from Madrid and Stockholm
MANN 2/2 16 - Three scribbling pads, two containing bibliographical notes, the third with notes for 'Chapter I'
MANN 2/2 17 - 'The History of the Sword - Scheme'
MANN 2/2 18 - 'History of the Sword - Bibliographical notes - See also Scribbling Pads'
MANN 2/2 19 - Six envelopes of slips relating to different chapters of the book
MANN 2/2 20 - Folders of photographs relating to the different chapters
MANN 2/10 - Envelope labelled in JGM's hand, 'Miniature Armour of St. George belonging to Blair's friend, 1949'