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Collection RC4/38 - The Nicolson Institute, school, Stornoway, Lewis

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NI RC4/38


The Nicolson Institute, school, Stornoway, Lewis


  • 1873-1997 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

22 volumes

Context area

Name of creator

Nicolson Institute, The (1870-)

Administrative history

Archival history

Records retained by the School

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Scope and content

Admission registers ?-1984, log books 1873-1990, visitors book 1926-1975, school magazine 1904, nature scheme scrap book 1904, examination results 1926-1938, staff meeting minutes 1977-1997, Principal teachers meeting minutes 1965-1990, “The Weekly Review”. Magazine manuscript created by pupils 1924

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged within series. Within series, items are arranged chronologically.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Admission registers are closed to public access for 100 years from the final entry in a given volume. Log books are closed for 30 years from the final entry within a given volume. For further information, please contact the archivist.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Paper volumes

Finding aids

A digital and manual item level catalogue is available within the searchroom of Tasglann nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

GB3002 RC4/5 Records of Stornoway School Board 1873-1919 (held by Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

GB3002 RC4/1 Records of Lewis Education District Sub-Committee 1868-1974 (held by Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

GB3002 RC4/7 Records of Trustees of the Nicolson Institution 1870-1888 (held by Tasglann nan Eilean Siar)

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