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Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a’Ghobhainn
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph correspondence and associated materials concerning the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a'Ghobhainn (Gollancz, 1970). Berresford Ellis offered the book to Giles Gordon, Editorial Director at Gollancz, in March 1969. With the 150th anniversary of the insurrection approaching, the project was swiftly accepted, and the manuscript (already well advanced)...
Content Description This fonds contains the papers of: Professor Alexander Christison FRSE (1751-1820), Professor of Humanity at the University of Edinburgh from 1806 to his death in 1820, father of Sir Robert Christison. Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet, FRSE FRCSE FRCPE (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician, father of Sir Alexander Christison (1828-1918). John Christison (1789-1862),...
Dates: 1785-1904; 1979
- Authors and Publishers 1
- Edinburgh -- Scotland 1
- Family papers 1
- Family records | 1
- Photographs 1
- Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 1
- Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
- Mac a' Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
- Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
- Victor Gollancz Ltd 1