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Scope and Contents The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1264
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...
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...
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ephemera and photographs, books, School of Scottish Studies material, along with fragments of poems and songs, some unpublished.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...
- Poets 3
- Folklorists 2
- Intellectuals 2
- Lyricists 2
- Poets, Scottish 2
- Scots language 2
- Scottish poetry -- 20th century 2
- Authors 1
- English literature | 20th century 1
- Novelists, Scottish 1
- Orkney Scotland 1
- Stromness (Scotland) 1 ∧ less
- Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
- Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 2
- Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
- Brunner, Hugo, b. 1935 (publisher) 1
- Jacob, Violet, 1863-1946 (Scottish writer and poet) 1