Skip to main content

Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940 (Scottish novelist and historian)



  • Existence: 1875 - 1940

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from John Buchan to Herbert Grierson, relating to his work on the Marquis of Montrose

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1555, Folder: Coll-1788 / SC-Acc-2016-0169
Identifier: Coll-1788
Content Description This letter from John Buchan to Professor Herbert J. C. Grierson was written from Elsfield Manor, Oxford, 7 March 1928. It is addressed to Grierson at his home on Regent Terrace, Edinburgh.The letter refers to Buchan's work on James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose. The Duke of Montrose had sent him verses 'which he believes were written by the Great Marquis'. He had gotten them from 'some old book which he cannot now identify, and in which they were so...
Dates: 7 March 1928

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from John Buchan, 26 June 1934

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L789
Scope and Contents

Letter, 26 June 1934, Oxford, John Buchan To Donald Tovey. Informing Tovey that Buchan would like to collaborate with Tovey over ' The Rose and the Ring ', but does not have time at present. Holograph signed.

Dates: 26 June 1934

Records of Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd

Identifier: Coll-25
Scope and Contents The records of Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. consist of: general day books, ledgers, account books, details of sundry creditors, letter books, and commission books for the years 1861-1915; general correspondence and letters to and from a variety of individuals 1895-1960; material from trade representatives, editorial notices, sales department material; and other miscellaneous material. Within the Nelson Papers there is a very large body of correspondence between John Buchan and...
Dates: 1861-1961

Visitor book from the Original Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, October 1933-early 1940s

 Item — Box CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0017
Scope and Contents Visitor book containing about 200 autographs, principally of eminent pre-war surgeons from all over the world reflecting the status of the University's famous medical school. For example, Clovis Vincent, the French Neurosurgeon, who operated on Ravel, regrettably without success, signs in July 1938.The first signature in the book is of distinguished Edinburgh University Alumnus, J. M. Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" and University Chancellor from 1930 until his death in...
Dates: October 1933-early 1940s