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Collection of Allegorical Fairy Stories

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-42
Identifier: Coll-630

Scope and Contents

The material is composed of bundles of typescript, and are the stories entitled The queen's hairpin, The fairy of the dawn, The jade jar, or, Green flask, The knight of the golden lance, and The golden lily. One of the bundles includes notes on Blackwood's stories probably by Professor G. H. Robertson, Department of Fine Art, Edinburgh University. The notes are headed with the information - Craigowrie, July 1961, G.H.R.


  • Creation: 20th century


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

The allegorical fairy stories were written by Ursula Blackwood M.B.E.


3 envelopes containing bundles typescript

Physical Location


Other Finding Aids

Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired May 1988, Accession no. E88.95.


Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Collection of Allegorical Fairy Stories
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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