Manuscripta juridica

[Principal Investigator: G. R. Dolezalek]

LOCATION = Edinburgh, UL

Edinburgh, UL = University Library: Centre for Research Collections, 30 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LJ, United Kingdom*

  • Catherine R. Borland, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Western Medieval Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library. Edinburgh 1916 [MSS 1-230. The Library's copy has handwritten updates]. [Edinburgh, UL, Research Centre, shelf mark H 6; another copy seen at Leiden, UB, Handschriftenafdeeling] [Fully checked]
  • Neil Ripley Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, vol. 2, 'Edinburgh, UL', 1977 [continues Borland's catalogue, MSS 300-331][The respective pages of Ker's book are shelved as a separate book in the Research Centre. Shelf mark H 7. On spine: 'Medieval MSS. (E.U.L.) 1977, Ker'. [Fully checked]
  • Index volumes to Series 'Laing', in part printed. [David Laing was librarian of the Signet Library in the 19th century. He was good friends with the director of a paper mill who allowed him to forage in the loads of waste paper which were brought to the paper mill for recycling. This was the main source of his very important collection of manuscripts relating to Scottish general history and legal history which Laing then bequeathed to the University Library.] [Fully checked]