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Archive of illustrators Alison Douglas Tod and Richard Tod

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2029
Scope and Contents This is an extensive archive of material relating to the children's stories and illustrations produced by this Newport-on-Tay father and daughter duo: Richard, who was active between 1901 and 1917 and who worked both under his own name and as "Uncle Jack", and Alison, who appears to have been busy in the 1940s. The collection comprises draft manuscripts and typescripts, final typescript versions, preliminary sketches on paper and on tracing paper, finished artwork, and a small amount of...
Dates: c 1900-1940s

Bound lecture notes of Ethelwyn Lemon

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1933
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of lectures on...
Dates: 1892-1931

Collection of correspondence from and relating to Hugh MacDiarmid and the publication of Stony Limits

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1594
Identifier: Coll-2005
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence between Hugh MacDiarmid, his publisher Victor Gollancz, and other interested parties concerning the publication of his poetry volume Stony Limits (1934). The correspondence largely concerns Gollancz’s fears that certain poems might expose the publisher to prosecution under libel, blasphemy, and obscenity legislation. Although he rigorously defended his verse, MacDiarmid was eventually persuaded to substitute the...
Dates: 1934-1986

Collection of James O. Halliwell-Phillipps

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-103
Scope and Contents The Halliwell-Phillipps Collection includes 16th-century works by Italian, French and Spanish authors. Its strength lies in English books however, especially English drama of the 17th and 18th centuries. The Collection also includes more than 600 plays including works by Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, George Chapman, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, John Dryden, Philip Massinger, and William Wycherley. Several are playhouse copies with contemporary stage directions added in manuscript. There...
Dates: 16th century-19th century

Correspondence between Dick Leith and Hamish Henderson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1143
Identifier: Coll-1971
Content Description This contains notes, a postcards, letters sent between Hamish Henderson and Dick Leith in the 1990s: Postcard showing Castle Tioram sent from Dick Leith to Hamish Henderson, dated 10th June [1994]; Photocopy of text by Andrew Morrison on 'The Green Man of Knowledge', undated. 'The Green Man of Knowledge' was a folktale recorded from Geordie Stewart by Hamish Henderson in August 1924. ...
Dates: 1995-1999

Five signed letters from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson relating to a planned Oxford History of English Literature

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373
Identifier: Coll-1873
Scope and Contents Three autograph and two typed letters signed, nine pages in total, written in Leeds from 25 December 1937 to 14 May 1939. Sent from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson, suggesting a commission for a collaboration with Edmund Blunden to produce a volume on the late 18th century for a planned Oxford History of English Literature and subsequently discussing aspects of its progress.
Dates: 25 December 1937-14 May 1939

Lecture notes of John Borthwick of Crookston

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Identifier: Coll-1951
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by John Borthwick of Crookston at the University of Edinburgh between 1802 and 1807. Notes on 'Humanity' lectures Notes on lectures of Greek, translation from Fenelon's Télémaque and observations upon the maxims of La Rochefoucauld Notes on lectures on moral philosophy by Dugald Stewart,...
Dates: 1802-1807

Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373, Folder: Coll-1878: Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman.
Identifier: Coll-1878
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

Letters from Professor George Saintsbury to Rev. William Hunt

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1692
Identifier: Coll-2020
Content Description This collection consists of typescript letters sent by Professor George Saintsbury to Rev. William Hunt D Litt., arranged in chronological order, dating from 1895 to 1932. The subjects of these letters are diverse, from family and personal matters, to literature and political discussions. First lot: "Letters Christmas Eve 1895 to Dec. 1917. Autograph letters and typescript copies of these letters have been sent...
Dates: 1895-1932

Letters of Anders Naessil, including five from Arthur Koestler

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1141
Identifier: Coll-1936
Content Description This fonds includes seven letters of Anders Naessil: five from Arthur Koestler to A. Naessil, one from A. Naessil to Newsweek magazine, and one from Marie Whiteside, Editor of Newsweek to A. Naessil. Letter from Koestler to Naessil replying to a previous letter, mentioning Naessil's book on Hemingway, Sartre, and a Nobel banquet that Koestler attended. Dated 21 June 1980. Letter from Koestler...
Dates: 1980-1983

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MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 2
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 2
Bacon, J T, fl 1880s 1
Blunden, Edmund Charles, 1896-1974 (English poet, author and critic) 1
Borthwick, John, fl 1800s (of Crookston | Edinburgh University student) 1
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Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burke, Bernard, fl 1860s 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Clark, Arthur Melville 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Dalzel, Andrew, 1742-1806 (Professor of Greek and Honorary Librarian, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dobrée, Bonamy, 1891-1974 (Professor of English Literature, University of Leeds) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 1
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889 (antiquarian and scholar) 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Hayes, Thomas, fl 1870s 1
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 1
Hunt, William, 1842-1931 (Church historian) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 1
Lawrence, David Herbert, Poet Novelist and Essayist (1885-1930) 1
Leith, Dick, d 2011 (linguist) 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Lindsay, John Maurice, 1918-2009 (Scottish poet) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 1
Mason, Perry, fl 1880s 1
Millman, Lawrence, b 1948 (American writer, ethnographer, mycologist) 1
Morland, Samuel, Sir, 1625-1695 1
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 1
Naessil, Anders, fl 1980s-2010s (writer; acquaintance of Arthur Koestler) 1
Newsweek (1933-) (weekly news magazine) 1
Nunneley, Thomas, fl 1850s 1
Nye, Robert, 1939-2016 (poet, writer, critic) 1
Partington, Earnest E, fl 1880s 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Renwick, William Lindsay, 1889-1970 (professor) 1
Rice, David Talbot, 1903-1972 (art historian) 1
Saintsbury, George Edward Bateman, 1845-1933 (literary critic and historian) 1
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 1
Sendamore, T J, fl 1860s 1
Sharpe, Charles, fl 1870s 1
Sillard, R M (fl 1890s) 1
Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904 (Scottish author and government reformer) 1
Spenser, Edmund, 1552-1599 1
Stevenson, Isabella Watt, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician) 1
Tod, Alison Douglas, fl 1940-1949 (Children's book illustrator and author) 1
Tod, Richard, fl 1901-1917 (Children's book illustrator and author) 1
Turner, Fred A, fl 1890s 1
Urquhart, Frederick Burrows, 1912-1995 1
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1
Watson, R S, fl 1880s 1
Zimmern, Helen, 1846-1934 (writer) 1
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