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Copies of letters between C. M. Grieve and Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji

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Identifier: Coll-1298
Scope and Contents Three copies of manuscript letters from Christopher Murray Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid) to Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji are dated 25 May 1926 from Montrose, 5 January 1932 from London, and 19 August 1955 from Lanarkshire. The letter from 25 May 1926 had been sent to Sorabji through the New Age. Grieve writes that 'I should have written you long ere this, but for the Strike, which involved me in all kinds of difficulties and while it lasted completely...
Dates: 1926-1955-

Letter from Hugh MacDiarmid to Dr. Mary Ringsleben, 30 August 1958

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Identifier: Coll-1384
Scope and Contents The letter was written by Hugh MacDiarmid on 30 August 1958 from 'Brownsbank', Candymill, Biggar, Lanarkshire. It is addressed to Dr. Ringsleben - Mary Ringsleben having been awarded her Ph.D. two years earlier in 1956 (Aberdeen). MacDiarmid apologises for having 'retained your thesis so long'. He refers to having seen Dr. David Murison (deputy editor of the Scottish National Dictionary) in Edinburgh and that he had 'just missed you'. He describes the Ringsleben thesis as 'an...
Dates: fl. 1956-1968

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  • Names: MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) X
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Ringsleben, Mary R. E., Dr., fl. 1954-1968 (Edinburgh University graduate; signatory of the Committee of 100) 1
Sorabji, Kaikhosru Shapurji, 1892-1988 (English composer, music journalist and pianist) 1