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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
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

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Professor John C. Weston was on the English staff at Amherst, University of Massachusetts. He became an emeritus in the 1980s. In addition to his work on editions of Hugh MacDiarmid's Collected poems (1967), and A Drunk man looks at the thistle (1971), Weston published a Robert Burns: selections (1967). Throughout the period working on the MacDiarmid editions, he kept in contact with the poet and assisted in MacDiarmid's visit to the USA, to Massachusetts, in 1967.

Extent

2 boxes

Physical Location

CLX-A-1545
CLX-A-1546

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was acquired in 1986 within a MacDiarmid acquisition (E86.47) and had been designated formerly as Ms. 2971.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie, 22 March 2016.
Title
Professor (Jack) John C. Weston papers, being material relating to the Hugh MacDiarmid editions, 'Collected poems', and 'A Drunk man looks at the thistle'

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
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