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Records of Scottish International Review

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-232

Scope and Contents

The records of the Scottish International Review Ltd. consist of: correspondence prior to incorporation; minutes of Directors' meetings; estimates of income and expenditure; bank statements for 1969-1973; general correspondence and mailing lists; correspondence with publishers and printers; copy for theScottish International Review, such as poems and articles and reviews; and, photographs.


  • Creation: 1966-[197-]


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Biographical / Historical

Scottish International Review Ltd. was incorporated on 22 January 1968. It had the aim of advancing education in the UK through the promotion and encouragement of the development and study of the arts through the publication of theScottish International Review. It aimed to compile and prepare, print, publish and issue, circulate and distribute papers, magazines, periodicals, books, circulars and other matter. It planned to promote and encourage the arts by organising, presenting, producing, managing and promoting plays, dramas, concerts, recitals, films, lectures, competitions, exhibitions and other presentations, activities or entertainment of an educational and artistic nature. TheScottish International Reviewwas published on a quarterly basis in January, April, August and December, and the first issue appeared in January 1968 with the actual titleScottish International. Review incorporating Feedback, and ISSN 00369268. It was published with support of the Scottish Arts Council, and the support of Scottish Television Ltd. and the Saltire Society was also acknowledged. The publication continued until early-1974 and its contents included items as diverse as: articles on Perth Theatre, new Gaelic writing, the Scottish National Party and the arts, publishing and the Scottish writer, Antonioni, contemporary Italian poetry, Czech poetry; and, writing and poetry by Alasdair Gray, Norman MacCaig, Edwin Morgan and Pier Paolo Pasolini. The official addresses forScottish International Reviewwere, in Edinburgh, 23 George Street, and in Glasgow, 530 Great Western Road.


3 boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers acquired from Father A. Ross, January 1983. Accession no. E83.6.

Related Materials

At Edinburgh University Library, copies of Scottish International Review between 1968-1974 can be found in the Main Library, George Square, at shelfmark Per. 0 Sco.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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