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Shetland Library Collection
D11 · Collection · 1550-2000

An artificial collection of records relating to Shetland, including copied documents, newscuttings, school log books, biographical material, photographs, printed material, legal papers, accounts, notes and transcripts concerning crofting and agriculture, whaling and fishing, air services, Shetlanders and people connected with Shetland, archaeology, Shetland Chamber of Commerce, churches, education, economic development, genealogy, folk-lore, geology, Shetland in the First World War and the Second World War, knitwear, Lerwick Harbour Trust, Lerwick Town Hall, lifeboats, literature, Shetland Literary and Scientific Society, medical services, music, ornithology, Shetland ponies, postal services, population, Royal Air Force, shipping, drama and operatics and Up Helly-Aa, 1724-1975. The collection was largely assembled by George Longmuir, librarian.

Papers of Hay of Hayfield
D40 · Fonds · 1628-1971

Family and legal correspondence, 1756 - 1939; Financial records, 1771-1956; Legal records, 1771-1956; Photographs, 19th century-20th century; Miscellaneous records, 1774-1968.

D13 · Fonds · 1664-1946

Printed Court of Session records, 1849-1927; Mathewson family papers, 1832-1930 and undated; Miscellaneous papers including correspondence, deeds, notes, legal records, 1664-1946; Records relating to land valuation, 1812-1926; Records relating to Acts of Parliament, 1886-1925; Petitions, 1815-1842