Purchase of Archive of Viscounts Melville

National Records Scotland, (formerly National Archives of Scotland) have acquired the archive of the Melville family. The archive contains records spanning 300 years which include extensive detail of the political world of Scotland, England and Ireland during this period.

Applicant: 
National Archives of Scotland (NAS)
Location: 
National Records of Scotland, H M General Register House, 2 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3YY
Region: 
Scotland
Grant awarded: 
£625,000
Year awarded: 
2012