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Manuscript poems by Josiah Conder

 Fonds
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...

Material relating to Sorley MacLean

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1271
Scope and Contents At E2010.23 there is an autograph letter signed as 'S. MacLean' to Mr Stephen (probably Meic Stephens), placed and dated Plockton, 5 August 1969. The brief letter is about the Taliesin Congress and how Maclean will 'accept your invitation to attend the Taliesin Congress'. Meic Stephens (born 1938) was then Literature Director of the Welsh Arts Council.Three later additions: 1) autograph letter signed to David Morrison (poet and and editor) referring to a previously unpublished translation...

Material relating to Tessa Ransford

 Fonds
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 ...

Ms and ts material from collection around George Sims and the Tragara Press

 Fonds
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...

MS letter (autograph signed) by Violet Jacob

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1462
Scope and Contents This MS letter, addressed to 'Dear Sir', was written by Violet Jacob at Domaine de la Congue, Vence, in the Alpes Maritimes, France, on 6 April [no year] and presumably in 1936, given the reference in the letter to 'the honour done'. 1936 was the year in which she received the LL.D. from Edinburgh University. Domaine de la Congue is the location of a French 'Maison de retraite', a sanatorium for veterans today. The letter tells of how the letter reached her 'after various adventures' and that...

Papers of Hamish Henderson

 Fonds
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...

Papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, nee Montagu

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-336
Identifier: Coll-1839
Scope and Contents The papers consist of loose leaf songs and poems, letters, notes, 10 stitched booklets and a manuscript notebook all relating to, or produced by, Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford (1789-1857) a songwriter. There is both professional correspondence relating to the publication of her work and personal love letters between herself and her husband. Most of the records date from the latter half of Louisa’s life, when she was married, living in London and earning an income through her songwriting. Notes...

Papers of Tom Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1077
Scope and Contents Collection is composed of circa 100 letters from between 1956 and the late-1970s.

Signed copies of poems of George Mann MacBeth

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Identifier: Coll-1459
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 3 x mimeographed typescript copies of poems, being:
  1. 'The Wasp-Woman', after Ponge - signed George MacBeth
  2. 'Noah's Journey' [1966] - signed George MacBeth
  3. 'The Castle', after le Chastel d'Amours - signed George MacBeth

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Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 2
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Ainslie, Sir Whitelaw, 1767-1837 (surgeon and writer) 1
Aitken, John, 1793-1833 (bookseller and editor) 1