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Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....

Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1383
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes: Box 1: 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.8 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd (James Currie) - 1901-1909 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.9 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg...

Collection of Poems by William Soutar

 Fonds
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.

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

 Fonds
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...

Commentary on 'De Sphaera'

 Fonds — Volume: Dk.7.29
Identifier: Coll-1947
Scope and Contents Volume entitled Buchananus De Sphaera: George Buchanan, with commentary by Adam King, covering key aspects of mathematical, natural philosophical, and astronomical knowledge from antiquity to the early modern period, from the Christian West and the Islamicate and pre-Islamic East, and from Copernicus to Galileo and Kepler. Bound with this is a second manuscript containing poetry by King.

Common-place book of original lyric verse

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1414
Scope and Contents 87 poems many adorned with pen and ink drawings and a few with attractive watercolour all relative to the text. No hint of place of origin.

Quarto. Manuscript written throughout in a neat hand imitating typeface. 120pp. A purpose produced 'album' volume in red calf, gilt, gilt border, and marbled edges.

Copy of poems of W. T. Johnston

 Fonds
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...

Correspondence of Rev. Canon Andrew John Young

 Fonds
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 onThe search for flowers,Some rare flowers of the west,W. H. Hudson,Robert Burns, andBeaumont and Fletcher. There are also manuscript...

Draft copy of MacDiarmid's poem 'A hymn to Lenin'

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1100
Scope and Contents This is an ink manuscript letter on 4 pages. Pages numbered 10, 11, 12, and 13.

The first page of the poem is headed:VFirst Hymn to Lenin(To Prince D. S. Mirsky)

Illuminated manuscript by Charles Oppenheimer (1875-1961) of 'The Eve of Saint Agnes' by John Keats

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1261
Identifier: Coll-1666
Scope and Contents 1901 work in the form of an illuminated manuscript of the poem The Eve of Saint Agnes, by John Keats. The bound volume is of fourteen pages of vellum.

Work demonstrates Oppenheimer's craftsmanship and skill and improving drawing. It is not known whether the item was a commission, an academic exercise or business sample.

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Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 2
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Aberdeen University Celtic Society (1853-:) 1
Ainslie, Sir Whitelaw, 1767-1837 (surgeon and writer) 1
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Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Buchanan, George, 1506-1582 (Scottish expatriate, historian and scholar, anti-absolutist and satyrist of clerical vice) 1
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Crawford, Louisa Matilda Jane, c 1791-1857 (professional songwriter) 1
Cruickshank, Helen B. (Helen Burness), 1886-1975 (Scottish poet and suffragette) 1
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Lister, Joseph, 1827-1912 (professor of surgery, University of Glasgow) 1
MacBain, Alexander, 1855-1914 (Celtic Scholar) 1
MacBeth, George Mann, 1932-1992 (poet and novelist) 1
MacCaig, Norman Alexander (poet, teacher) 1
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 1
Macleod, Kenneth, 1871-1955 (Church of Scotland minister and folklorist) 1
Mare, Violet de la, 1874-1962 (sister-in-law of Walter de la Mare) 1
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 1
Masefield, John, 1878-1967 (poet) 1
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Milne, David, Admiral Sir, 1763-1845 (Royal Navy admiral) 1
Oliver, Alison Murray, 1905-1985 (librarian) 1
Oppenheimer, Charles, 1875-1961 (craftsman, artist) 1
Ransford, Tessa, 1938-2015 (poet and Scottish Poetry Library founder) 1
Rice, Elizabeth Rousoudana Talbot, 1931-2017 1
Robertson, Charles, 1864-1927 (Reverend) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Sharp, Michael, b 1947 (poet; teacher at University of Puerto Rico) 1
Sims, George Frederick Robert, 1923-1999, bookseller, antiquarian 1
Smith and Robson, Kelso. John William & William Smith 1
Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975 (poet, artist, dramatist, novelist) 1
Soutar, William, 1898-1943 1
Soutar, William, 1898-1943, Poet 1
Spenser, Edmund, 1552-1599 (poet) 1
Tragara Press 1
Watson, Elizabeth Catherine, 1880-1928 1
Watson, James Carmichael, 1910-1942 (Professor of Celtic) 1
Watson, William John, 1865-1948 (Professor of Celtic) 1
Weston, John Charles, Professor (English professor, Amherst, Massachusetts) 1
Young, Andrew John, 1885-1971 (Canon of Chichester Cathedral, Poet) 1
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