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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1711-1849

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.
Dates: c1616

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.
Dates: 1827-1839

Commonplace book of Edith A. Vernon, 1859-1901

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0114
Scope and Contents This interesting piece of Edinburgh educational history is a commonplace book composed in two periods, 1856 and from 1891-1901, from the teacher training college at Dairy House, Edinburgh and probably the Edinburgh Institution For The Education Of Young Ladies at 23, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.1856 entries make up a leavers book with a charming large collection of signed and dated entries of verse quotations, well-wishes and original prose/verse in English, German & French from school...
Dates: 1859-1901

Commonplace Notes, c1925

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/1/6
Scope and Contents A set of loose-leaf notes containing mostly quotations from poetry and philosophical and theological works.
Dates: c1925

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...
Dates: 1957-2001

Correspondence, late 19th-early 20th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-99/4
Scope and Contents Correspondence consists of:
  1. family letters
  2. photographs
  3. poems & songs
  4. postcards
  5. presscuttings
  6. professional correspondence
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

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 on The search for flowers, Some rare flowers of the west, ...
Dates: 1920-1971

Early correspondence, c1908-c1922

 Sub-Series
Identifier: BAI 1/17/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by John Baillie and related items, from his early years as a student at the University of Edinburgh through until just after the First World War, including poet & friend William Watson (Willie) Peploe, John & Jeannie (Jane Mary) MacColl (his cousin and her husband), (Sir) Duncan Colvin Baillie (his cousin), Hugh Ross Mackintosh and James Seth.
Dates: c1908-c1922

Early poetry, c1900

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/1/10
Scope and Contents A notebook containing early poetry by John Baillie, including one about Gairloch and another about the Boer War.
Dates: c1900