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Collection of Poems by William Soutar

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Identifier: Coll-796
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: four bundles of poems, each simply bound, with titlesConflict,Earth,Quest, andEpigrams; 4 separate signed poems; 1 letter to William Morrison, editor ofThe Scots Observersubmitting the typescript of some poems, 1934; and, six news cuttings giving a background to his life and poetry.
Dates: 1923-1943

Collection of romantic era Scottish Borders poetry,18th and 19th centuries

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Identifier: Coll-1542
Scope and Contents The collection of poetry is composed of 10 basic groups, and in folders containing: Original poems by Whitelaw Ainslie, Cairnbank Original poems by Jane Kelly, Dunbar, mostly Original poems by James Dudgeon Original poems by William Dudgeon Robert Burns related items Walter Scott related items Printed...
Dates: 1711-1849

Copy of poems of W. T. Johnston

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Identifier: Coll-1422
Scope and Contents Johnston's poems are copies of typescript said to have been published in 2000 under the title New joined words, Livingston, West Lothian. There are 53-pages. The works of poetry are dated from 1957, with the poem 'The fish of horror' which was written at Honington, presumably R.A.F. Honington, and tell of a night of over-drinking. There is a poem written in 1966 - 'Good luck boys'. The remainder were written in succeeding decades up to 2001, with the poems 'To the...
Dates: 1957-2001

Correspondence of Rev. Canon Andrew John Young

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Identifier: Coll-702
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters and postcards to close friends John Freeman and John Arlott, as well as analyses of religious questions in poetry. There are circa 20 autograph letters and 10 signed letters to Freeman, 1922-1927, and circa 100 autograph letters to Arlott from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection also includes BBC typescript broadcasts on The search for flowers, Some rare flowers of the west, ...
Dates: 1920-1971

Letter to Francis Jeffrey

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Identifier: Coll-1176
Scope and Contents Items relating to the poet, Thomas Campbell, include:
  1. - letter, 22 February 1834, to Francis Jeffrey, the Lord Advocate, writing that he is thinking about competing for the position of chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at Edinburgh University, at shelfmark E2009.18
  2. - letter, undated fragment, at shelfmark Dc.3.99/13, f.7
Dates: 1834

Letters (1973-1982) from Hamish Henderson to Michael Sharp

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1264
Identifier: Coll-1492
Scope and Contents 1 x letter - from Henderson, on School of Scottish Studies headed paper, to Sharp - 15 July 1973 - Content on: having 'fractured my elbow a month ago'; plans to go 'up to Aberdeenshire today to do some recording'; and, possible meeting with Sharp 'on Saturday or Sunday' and 'the Staff Club for a drink'. 1 x letter - from Henderson, on School of Scottish Studies headed paper, to Sharp - 26 July 1973...
Dates: 1973-1982

Manuscript and typescript material from collection around George Sims and the Tragara Press

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Identifier: Coll-1613
Scope and Contents The ms and ts collection, and printed ephemera, is composed of correspondence, cards and book-labels, some of which are items which had been placed inside volumes within the George Sims and the Tragara Press monograph collection (Folders 1-6), and a few gifted separately by the same seller (Folder 7). The items are: Folder 1 - Cards, with poems: All that has follied with the sun is done, George...
Dates: 1938-2000

Manuscript poems by Josiah Conder

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Identifier: Coll-1308
Scope and Contents This is a substantial manuscript book of poems all written by Josiah Conder - quarto, 4-page index followed by 192-pages of poetry, and containing 79 poems. Most of the poems are dated and a few towards the end of the volume are signed. The poems were all written by Conder when he was aged between fifteen and nineteen, and 25 of them may have been published in various places including Conder's first book, The associate minstrels (1810). Perhaps five of the...
Dates: 1805-1812

Material relating to Tessa Ransford

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Identifier: Coll-1727
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following materials: 1 x spiral bound copy of Granny's Guest 1902-1945, by Torfrida, which is an account of Ransford family life from the birth of Torfrida, her mother, in 1902, until Tessa and her family returned to Britain in the 1940s, pp.73 1 x bundle correspondence from Walter to Tessa, Duncan [Glen] to Tessa, and Eileen to Tessa, 2007-2010 1 x copy of ...
Dates: 1975-2010

Papers of Hamish Henderson

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Identifier: Coll-1438
Scope and Contents The papers of Hamish Henderson consist of letters, journals, article off-prints, newsletters, notebooks, printed work, miscellaneous ephemera and photographs, books, School of Scottish Studies material, along with fragments of poems and songs, some unpublished. There are also articles, scripts and essays which had been sent by others to Henderson. Henderson's correspondents include many of the 20th century's leading folk singers, musicians, and scholars, political figures and...
Dates: 1900-2002

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