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City of Edinburgh Council Architectural Drawings and Photographs

551 268

Description City of Edinburgh Council Architectural Drawings and Photographs

Collection City of Edinburgh Council Architectural Drawings and Photographs

Catalogue Number 551 268

Category All Other

Scope and Content The collection comprises approximately 2,100 architectural drawings of buildings in Edinburgh. There are, in addition, a number of drawings of buildings outwith the city, including Jedburgh Jail.

Archive History The collection comprises deposits of architectural drawings and photographs transferred to RCAHMS by the City of Edinburgh departments, including: Architect's Department (Acc No 1986/9, 1996/40, and a third, unaccessioned) Local Planning Authority: City of Edinburgh District, Lothian Region

System of Arrangement The collection is arranged by deposit, and within these, by building.

Related Material See also Collection 262 Surveys of Private Collections, 262/42, 262/270, 262/849 and 262/952

Access Conditions There are no restrictions upon access, except where necessitated by conservation requirements.

Finding Aids The third deposit of material (551/268/3) has not yet been fully catalogued, but a detailed listing has been compiled: J: Volunteers/Edinburgh City Architects Collection 2015/ Edinburgh City Arch.xlsx

Accruals No further accruals are expected.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1528190

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 268) City of Edinburgh Council Architectural Drawings and Photographs

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 15492 P Photograph of drawing showing Mary King's Close-Plan of Close and Allan's Close u.s. u.d. 1870 Item Level
All Other 551 268/1 Drawing collection from the City Architect's Department, City Chambers, Edinburgh Group Level
All Other 551 268/2 Drawings from the Edinburgh City Architect's Collection Group Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 67296 Photographic copy of drawing: detail of facade ornament. Signed Thomas Hamilton, 1826. 1826 Item Level
All Other 551 268/3 Drawing collection from the City Architect's Department, City Chambers, Edinburgh Group Level
All Other 551 268/4 Greyfriars Church Folio Group Level
All Other 551 268/17 Survey of a Private Collection: St Leonard's Improvement Scheme 1929 1929 Group Level

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