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Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet)



  • Existence: 1771 - 1832


For a complete biography of Sir Walter Scott, please see The Walter Scott Digital Archive.

Barnaby, Paul, The Walter Scott Digital Archive (Last updated: 25/06/2019) <> [Accessed on 25 September 2023]

Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:

Note about Invernahyle House, 18 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/29
Scope and Contents

Note about Invernahyle House, [An Apainn/Appin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] describing the remains of the old house and its connections with Sir Walter Scott. He also states that the nearby Craobh a' Phrionnsa and Uamh Phrionnsa were both hiding places for Prince Charles Edward Stuart.

Dates: 18 August 1883

Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/67
Scope and Contents

Note about priests preaching on Sgeir a' Phobuil [An Apainn/Appin] and that Cill Mhodain in Ardchattan [Cille Mhaodain/Àird Chatain] was the oldest [priory] in Argyllshire, probably collected from Donald MacColl [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Also notes that Sir Walter Scott was in Glencreran several times, while Donald was there.

Dates: 29 August 1883

Note about the miller at Innerfola, 27 September 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/153
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Note, probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, that the millar at Innerfola [Inbhir Pholla/Inverfolla, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] when [Sir Walter] Scott was there was Cailean Livingston [Colin Livingston].

Dates: 27 September 1883

Note from Sir Walter Scott to Lady Louisa [Stuart], nd

 Item — Box CLX-A-169
Identifier: Coll-1147/98-54
Scope and Contents

Note from Sir Walter Scott to Lady Louisa [Stuart]

Dates: nd

Note which reads 'Portrait of Clarinda in Scotts [Burns]', 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/201
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Note which reads 'Portrait of Clarinda in Scotts [Burns].'

Dates: 1894

Notes on index-cards made by Clive Wainwright while researching for works on Abbotsford

Identifier: Coll-1299
Scope and Contents This collection of around 200 index-cards with manuscript research notes written in ink (cards 20 cm x 13 cm dimension) are divided by 15-index tabs into the following sections: WS Visits Hay, Bullock, Terry, Blore, Atkinson WS Tradition and Folklore WS Friends and Visitors WS on Collecting and Architecture Abbotsford...
Dates: 1979-1989

Other research on Sir Walter Scott, 20th century

Identifier: Coll-1022/JC/JCRS/OR
Scope and Contents This series consists of research materials on Sir Walter Scott that are not immediately relatable to a specific publication by Corson or to the management and documentation of the Corson Collection. Closer study may, however, reveal such connections. The material consists of: Sheaf indexes of editions of Scott’s works; Sheaf index to the Waverley Novels; Catalogue of engraved illustrations of the Waverley Novels; Sheaf index to illustrations of Scott’s works; Sheaf index of quotations in the...
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Arthur Melville Clark

Identifier: Coll-65
Scope and Contents The Papers of Arthur Melville Clark contain lecture notes; lectures and articles on Sir Walter Scott; material on Shakespeare; Edinburgh University examinations material; some work on rhyme; material on heraldry and genealogy, and on the Order of St. Lazarus; correspondence, personal material and some photographs; speeches; reviews; and, books and a notebook containing poems with some inserted letters....
Dates: circa 1920

Papers of James Clarkson Corson, 20th century

Identifier: Coll-1022/JC
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Corson Collection consists of materials assembled by James Clarkson Corson (1905-1988), Deputy Librarian of Edinburgh University and Honorary Librarian of Abbotsford.It is comprised of two sub-divisions. The first consists of materials related to Sir Walter Scott, including manuscripts, artworks, realia, memorabilia, press-cuttings, and critical materials, which were purposely collected by Corson to complement his extensive collection of printed works by or about...
Dates: 20th century

Personal copies of David Douglas of "The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" (1890) and "Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott", extra-illustrated with correspondence

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-481
Identifier: Coll-2098
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of publisher and editor David Douglas' personal copies of The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (1890, vol. I and II) and Familiar Letters of Sir Walter Scott (1894, vol. I and II), extra-illustrated with correspondence.David Douglas, an Edinburgh publisher, oversaw the editing and publication of The Journal of Sir Walter Scott in 1890 and ...
Dates: 1890-1894