Women authors, Scottish
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This is an extensive archive of material relating to the children's stories and illustrations produced by this Newport-on-Tay father and daughter duo: Richard, who was active between 1901 and 1917 and who worked both under his own name and as "Uncle Jack", and Alison, who appears to have been busy in the 1940s. The collection comprises draft manuscripts and typescripts, final typescript versions, preliminary sketches on paper and on tracing paper, finished artwork, and a small amount of...
Dates: c 1900-1940s
Content Description This collection consists of the diaries written by Janet Beaton between 1934 and 1949, and from 1962 until her death in 2018. The early diaries relate to her experience of wartime (for example, her 1939 diary includes her eye-witness account of a "Humbie Heinkel" over East Lothian. This was the first German aircraft to be brought down over mainland Britain during the Second World War.), and to her days at the University of Edinburgh. Subsequent diaries relate to her family, her many travels...
La.III.75: Esther Inglis, A Treatise of Preparation to the Holy Supper and of our only Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ, 1608 (dated)
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains a prose religious treatise, copied by Esther Inglis as a gift for Sir David Murray of Gorthy (1567-1629), her friend and companion to the Prince Henry. Sir David Murray was the recipient of three of Inglis’ manuscripts, with this being the first; the others are a Book of Psalms prepared in 1612 (now Wormsley Library, Oxfordshire, BM 1851), and a miniature illuminated manuscript of the Quatrains of Guy du Faur (now British Library, MS...
Dates: 1608 (dated)
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains the popular religious and moral Quatrains written by Guy du Faur, Seigneur de Pybrac. This calligraphic copy of the Quatrains was produced by Esther Inglis as a gift for the New Year ("pour ses estrennes"), offered to Robert Cecil (1563-1612), 1st Earl of Salisbury. It is one of Esther Inglis’ floral, illuminated manuscripts, which she produces between 1600 and 1608. Within her corpus of...
Dates: 1607 (dated)
La.III.440: Esther Inglis, Livret traittant de la grandeur de Dieu et de la cognoissance qu’on peut avoir de luy par ses oeuvres, 1592
Scope and Contents This manuscript is a decorative copy of Pierre Du Val’s De la grandeur de Dieu et de la cognoissance qu’on peut avoir de luy par ses oeuvres, first published at Paris in 1553. Written by Esther Inglis in 1592, when she was around 22 years old, it forms part of a group of manuscripts produced between 1586 and 1592 which show her early experiments calligraphy and print imitation. The other manuscripts in this group are now British Library, MS Sloane 987 (...
Content Description This fonds consists of friendly letters and cards from Edwin and Willa Muir to their wartime lodgers Morley and Flora Jamieson: an autograph letter signed from Edwin and Willa to Flora, two autograph letters signed from Willa to Morley and Flora, a carbon-copy typed letter from Edwin to Morley and Flora, a Christmas autograph correspondence card signed from Willa to the Jamiesons' dog Jinty, and a Christmas autograph picture postcard signed from Willa. The letters were sent from Edinburgh,...
Fonds — Box CLX-A-1562
Scope and Contents This is a loose leaf manuscript by Annie Swan entitled "The Birken Trust", c. 1934.Comprising 516 manuscript pages on loose-leaf paper, this work constitutes a novel under the working title "The Birken Trust." It consists of 40 chapters, each individually paperclipped and paginated per chapter, with an average of 13 single-sided pages in Swan's handwriting. Minor corrections by Swan are present throughout the manuscript. Additionally, two typewritten sheets are clipped in, one...
Dates: c 1934