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2 letters from H J C Grierson to Dear Sir

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1556
Scope and Contents The letters are: 1 x ts dated 23 October 1944, written 12 Regent Terrace, Edinburgh, and addressed to 'Dear Sir'. Grierson suggests that 'you will look at that interesting book' entitled 'Sir Walter Scott's Friends' by Florence MacCunn (1909). In it 'you will find that it was Mrs Ann Murray Keith [...] who declared that she recognised stories she had told Scott'. 1 x ms dated 30 October 1944,...

Collection relating to James Tait Black Memorial Prize

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1270
Scope and Contents At E2010.22 is an archive of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize retained by its first judge, Herbert Grierson, Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh University, comprising letters from prizewinners including D.H. Lawrence, Arnold Bennett, Lytton Strachey and Robert Graves. While most of the letters in the collection are solicitor's typed carbon letters (letters to the administrating solicitor Robert Welsh of Ayr), five are original letters to Herbert Grierson from winners: Henry Festing...

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.

Letter from John Buchan to Herbert Grierson, relating to his work on the Marquis of Montrose

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1555, Folder: Coll-1788 / SC-Acc-2016-0169, n/a: data_value_missing_1726cc6b241dc21a0e4d6a91f1d7f870
Identifier: Coll-1788
Content Description This letter from John Buchan to Professor Herbert J. C. Grierson was written from Elsfield Manor, Oxford, 7 March 1928. It is addressed to Grierson at his home on Regent Terrace, Edinburgh.The letter refers to Buchan's work on James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose. The Duke of Montrose had sent him verses 'which he believes were written by the Great Marquis'. He had gotten them from 'some old book which he cannot now identify, and in which they were so attributed'.Buchan wonders if...

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