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Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letter sent to Alexander Carmichael from Reverend MacPhail dated 15 November 1888 from Kilmartin U.F. Manse, Lochgilphead. Enclosed is a poem of 15 stanzas headed 'Duan Callainn' [Hogmanay Rhyme].
Scope and Contents Items relating to the poet, Thomas Campbell, include:
- - letter, 22 February 1834, to Francis Jeffrey, the Lord Advocate, writing that he is thinking about competing for the position of chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at Edinburgh University, at shelfmark E2009.18
- - letter, undated fragment, at shelfmark Dc.3.99/13, f.7
Scope and Contents Letter, 22 November 1932, Surrey, Sophie Weisse to Robert Trevelyan. Discussion of poetry as an art. Holograph signed.
Dates: 22 November 1932
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from James Brotherstone Laughton introducing himself as the only remaining member of the Oineromathic Club, suggesting the publication of some poems by Edward Forbes, and offering some for this purpose.
Dates: 02 July 1861
Scope and Contents Letter, 8 July 1911, Sussex, Hilaire Belloc to Sophie Weisse. Suggesting that Tovey put music to Belloc's children's verses. Typescript signed.
Dates: 08 July 1911
Scope and Contents Letter, [n.d], Longniddry, Mary V to Sophie Weisse. Thanking Miss. Weisse for sending a copy of Nettleship's works, and enclosing poems for Miss. Weisse to read, news from Scotland. Holograph signed.
Fonds — Box CLX-A-373, Folder: Coll-1878: Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman.
Content Description This fonds comprises 81 manuscript letters sent by George Mackay Brown to American writer and ethnographer Lawrence Millman, who was George M. Brown's only regular North American correspondent. Brown and Millman met in Stromness in 1977, and were friends for fifteen years. In his letters, Brown talks about his personal life and his writing, and refers to Millman's irish book Our Like Will Not Be There Again, as well as his prose poems. They corresponded...
Dates: 22 July 1977-12 February 1987
Scope and Contents List of proverbs and vocabulary. Also lists some Fenian poems noting that there are '44 verses in the Muileartach'. Carmichael gives the English equivalents for two of the proverbs (folio 60v).
Scope and Contents An epigram by the Scottish scholar, theologian and religious reformer, Andrew Melville. Under the epigram is a note stating that the epigram was written in Andrew Melville's hand, and was given to "me" in London in 1609.
Dates: Early 17th century