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Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975 (poet, artist, dramatist, novelist)



  • Existence: 1915 - 1975

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Electoral Campaign leaflet for post of Rector of Edinburgh University, in favour of Sydney Goodsir-Smith , 1951

 Item — Box CLX-A-1702
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0164
Scope and Contents

Electoral campaign leaflet for the post of Rector of the University of Edinburgh, in favour of Sydney Goodsir Smith, dated 1951.

Dates: 1951

Printed book So Late into the Night: Fifty Lyrics by Sydney Goodsir Smith, with proofs and enclosed newspaper clippings, 1946-1952

 Item — Box CLX-A-1702
Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0029
Scope and Contents Printed book entitled So Late into the Night: Fifty Lyrics by Sydney Goodsir Smith, containing lyrics and verses in Scots, published in 1952, London. Book dedicated to Peter Russell by Sydney Goodsir Smith. Also includes proofs and two articles from The Scots Review, one entitled "Synthetic Analysis by Sydney Goodsir Smith" dated December 1946, and one entitled "In Defence of 'Lallans'" also by Goodsir...
Dates: 1946-1952

Professor (Jack) John C. Weston papers, being material relating to the Hugh MacDiarmid editions, 'Collected poems', and 'A Drunk man looks at the thistle'

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1728
Scope and Contents

The collection contains proofs of A Drunk man looks at the thistle edited by Weston, ms and ts research material for the edition, correspondence with a wide range of people in the literary world and in publishing, newspaper cuttings, journal articles, and other printed ephemera.the Weston

Dates: 1920-1973

Signed pencil drawing by Sydney Goodsir Smith , mid-20th century

 Item — Box CLX-D-62: Series Coll-2029/2
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0088
Scope and Contents

Pencil drawings on each side of a piece of paper, representing heads. One side is signed by Sydney Goodsir Smith

Dates: mid-20th century

Typescript entitled "The Wallace" by Sydney Goodsir Smith, 1959

 Item — Box CLX-A-1703
Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0035
Scope and Contents This is a bound typescript of "The Wallace", a theatre play written by Sydney Goodsir Smith. The present copy is copy no. 1 and is dated 24 June 1959; it was presented by Sydney Goodsir Smith to his father. It is inscribed in the hand of the publisher: "Sir Sydney Goodsir Smith with the Compliments of S. G. Smith, R.L.C. Lorimer & Oliver Boyd Ltd." On the back of the title plage there is a printed note that reads: "this typescript is the property of S. G. Smith and supersedes all...
Dates: 1959