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Scope and Contents The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373, Folder: Coll-1878: Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman.
Content Description This fonds comprises 81 manuscript letters sent by George Mackay Brown to American writer and ethnographer Lawrence Millman, who was George M. Brown's only regular North American correspondent. Brown and Millman met in Stromness in 1977, and were friends for fifteen years. In his letters, Brown talks about his personal life and his writing, and refers to Millman's irish book Our Like Will Not Be There Again, as well as his prose poems. They corresponded...
Dates: 22 July 1977-12 February 1987