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Scottish literature | 20th century

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of correspondence from and relating to Hugh MacDiarmid and the publication of Stony Limits

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1594
Identifier: Coll-2005
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence between Hugh MacDiarmid, his publisher Victor Gollancz, and other interested parties concerning the publication of his poetry volume Stony Limits (1934). The correspondence largely concerns Gollancz’s fears that certain poems might expose the publisher to prosecution under libel, blasphemy, and obscenity legislation. Although he rigorously defended his verse, MacDiarmid was eventually persuaded to substitute the...
Dates: 1934-1986

Copies of letters between C. M. Grieve and Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1298
Scope and Contents Three copies of manuscript letters from Christopher Murray Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid) to Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji are dated 25 May 1926 from Montrose, 5 January 1932 from London, and 19 August 1955 from Lanarkshire. The letter from 25 May 1926 had been sent to Sorabji through the New Age. Grieve writes that 'I should have written you long ere this, but for the Strike, which involved me in all kinds of difficulties and while it lasted completely monopolised...
Dates: 1926-1955-

Correspondence between George Mackay Brown and Hugo Brunner

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1294
Scope and Contents The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Dates: 1974-1996

Lecture on George Mackay Brown by Geoffrey Elborn

 Item — Box CLX-A-1564, Folder: data_value_missing_09df0eea4a22a2afbbccf00754a64976, n/a: Coll-1794 / SC-Acc-2017-0005
Identifier: Coll-1794
Content Description This ts lecture by Geoffrey Elborn on George Mackay Brown has many ms corrections. Elborn refers to 'a new novel Time in a red coat is to be published next month by the Hogarth Press'. This dates the lecture to 1984 when the GMB title came out.
The incomplete ts consisting of 10pp is numbered pages 1-9, then page 11.
Dates: 1984

Letters (1973-1982) from Hamish Henderson to Michael Sharp

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1264
Identifier: Coll-1492
Scope and Contents 1 x letter - from Henderson, on School of Scottish Studies headed paper, to Sharp - 15 July 1973 - Content on: having 'fractured my elbow a month ago'; plans to go 'up to Aberdeenshire today to do some recording'; and, possible meeting with Sharp 'on Saturday or Sunday' and 'the Staff Club for a drink'. 1 x letter - from Henderson, on School of Scottish Studies headed paper, to Sharp - 26 July 1973...
Dates: 1973-1982

Maurice Lindsay Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-56
Scope and Contents The Maurice Lindsay Papers contain poetry notebooks; drafts, manuscripts and typescripts; radio scripts; incoming correspondence and some carbon replies; articles by Lindsay; C.M. Grieve manuscripts; and, outgoing correspondence. Within the Maurice Lindsay Papers are up to three boxes containing private and personal letters (dated 1943-46) between Lindsay and his future wife and which are not available for general study until after the deaths of the writer and recipient without their express...
Dates: 1943-1977

Mimeographed typescript of the 1962 International Writers Conference in Edinburgh, 20-24 August 1962

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0086
Scope and Contents Complete mimeographed typescript of the entire proceedings of the 1962 International Writers Conference, held on 20-24 August 1962 at the McEwan Hall, Edinburgh, during that year's Edinburgh Festival.The conference's list of delegates included such luminaries as Norman Mailer, Colin McInnes, Henry Miller, Alexander Trocchi, Mary McCarthy and a host of other over 70 writter in all. The career of William Burroughs was effectively launched by his contributions to the event, on the subjects of...
Dates: 20-24 August 1962

MS letter (autograph signed) by Violet Jacob

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1462
Scope and Contents This MS letter, addressed to 'Dear Sir', was written by Violet Jacob at Domaine de la Congue, Vence, in the Alpes Maritimes, France, on 6 April [no year] and presumably in 1936, given the reference in the letter to 'the honour done'. 1936 was the year in which she received the LL.D. from Edinburgh University. Domaine de la Congue is the location of a French 'Maison de retraite', a sanatorium for veterans today. The letter tells of how the letter reached her 'after various adventures' and that...
Dates: 1915-1917

Papers of Fred Urquhart

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-49
Scope and Contents The Papers of Fred Urquhart contain drawings, diplomas, essays, stories, poems and early manuscripts; and, various notes, and typescripts. There are reports and correspondence from periods with Cassell, and J.M. Dent, and relating to work with other publishers and MGM and Walt Disney. The collection includes diaries and notebooks on H.E. Bates from the 1930s; and, address books and diaries covering several decades. There is correspondence with his parents between 1936-1965, and a great deal of...
Dates: 1930-1994

Papers of Hamish Henderson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1438
Scope and Contents The papers of Hamish Henderson consist of letters, journals, article off-prints, newsletters, notebooks, printed work, miscellaneous ephemera and photographs, books, School of Scottish Studies material, along with fragments of poems and songs, some unpublished. There are also articles, scripts and essays which had been sent by others to Henderson. Henderson's correspondents include many of the 20th century's leading folk singers, musicians, and scholars, political figures and...
Dates: 1900-2002