Charles E. Whitelaw, Papers

Object Title

Charles E. Whitelaw, Papers

Charles E. Whitelaw, Papers

Reference

WHIT B

Level

Collection

Scope and Content

A collection of documents relating to Whitelaw's research on Scottish arms makers. Subsequently published as: Scottish arms makers : A biographical dictionary of makers of firearms, edged weapons and armour working in Scotland from the 15th century to 1870 (London : Arms and Armour Press, 1977).

Box 1

A folder of general notes

Box 2

A folder of biographical entries labelled 'A - Canongate',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Dalkeith - Duns',

Box 3

A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Edinburgh Armourers',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Edinburgh Bowyers, Buckler Makers',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Edinburgh - Cutlers',

Box 4

A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Edinburgh - Fencing Masters, Founders',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Edinburgh - Gunmakers',
A folder of biographical entries labelled ' Edinburgh - Lorimers',

Box 5

A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Glasgow',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Hamilton - Perth',
A folder of biographical entries labelled 'Preston - Touch',

Boxes A and B

A card indx relating to Whitelaw's research on Scottish arms makers

Extent

5 boxes; two large boxes, 6 documents, card index

Access Conditions

Open access

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