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Scottish poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript poem, untitled, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1/12
Scope and Contents This poem was first published in 1850. Note to the 1850 edition: "Here we have, in a classical parody, another memorial of the fair conquerors in the gay fists of last century. The poem is printed from the MS. volume, so far as we are aware, for the first time." In the 1850 published version, the poem has six lines at the beginning which are not in our version.
Dates: early-mid 18th century

Manuscript poem, untitled, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1/15
Scope and Contents Manuscript poem, unrecorded and apparently unpublished.

First and last lines:

"Cupid! What sounds invade my Ear / Dotheythus treat my faithful Peer"


"That keep Wit Down & knowledge under / And seen in Heaven but for a Wonder".

Dates: early-mid 18th century

Poem by David Wingate, 1863

Identifier: Coll-1383/5/8
Scope and Contents 12 stanza poem titled 'The Dorty Bairn' which relates to a girl called Lizzie Allan, and how difficult she is at the breakfast table. This poem was not included in Wingate's 1862 publication 'Poems and Songs'.
Dates: 1863

Poems of William Hamilton of Bangour, Esq., ca. 1730-1750

Identifier: La.III.451
Scope and Contents Manuscript collection containing poems of poet and soldier William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754). The most comprehensive edition of Hamilton's poems (1850) is based on this manuscript.
Dates: ca. 1730-1750

Songs and poems, 18th century-1863

 Series — Box CLX-A-1121: Series Coll-1383/3; Series Coll-1383/5
Identifier: Coll-1383/5
Scope and Contents Series containing poems and songs, printed and manuscript.
Dates: 18th century-1863

'The Pudding Bag' by Thomas Hudson, 1829

Identifier: Coll-1383/5/6
Scope and Contents Eitgh verse song which appeared in Comic Songs by Thomas Hudson in 1829, with subject matter of Samuel Johnson's trip to Scotland in 1775.
Dates: 1829

Various additions, mostly Scots verse, early 16th century

Identifier: MS 205/Scots
Contents This entry contains details of the later additions to this manuscript, most of which are in Scots verse, that have been added to the fly-leaves and blank pages. They seem to have been added in the early 16th century.f. ir (first fly-leaf, recto): Pen trials and inscriptions, including Johannes purde est presb[yteru]m and Preceptor coleis I comend...
Dates: early 16th century

Verses, early-mid 18th century

Identifier: Coll-2023/1
Scope and Contents This series consists of fifteen manuscript poems by William Hamilton, some very similar to their published version, and some unrecorded and unpublished. See the item-level descriptions for more details.
Dates: early-mid 18th century