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Scottish poetry -- 20th century

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

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Draft copy of MacDiarmid's poem 'A hymn to Lenin'

Identifier: Coll-1100
Scope and Contents

This is an ink manuscript letter on 4 pages. Pages numbered 10, 11, 12, and 13.

The first page of the poem is headed: "First Hymn to Lenin (To Prince D. S. Mirsky)".

Dates: 1931

Galley proofs of 'Voice of Scotland', edited by Hugh MacDiarmid, 1959

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0182
Scope and Contents Galley proofs of the December 1959 issue (vol. IX, no 3) of the periodical 'The Voice of Scotland: a quarterly magazine of Scottish arts and affairs', edited by Hugh MacDdiarmid. An example of these very scarce galley proofs, 25 pages on art paper, printed on one side only. This number was never published. The contents comprise a 5pp. editorial by MacDiarmid, in which he announces the death of Edwin Muir; MacDiarmid's long poem 'The Chinese Genius Wakes Up'; nine short poems by Margaret...
Dates: 1959

Handwritten copy of Robert Garioch's 'Whilk mainer o' Lives', 20th century

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0096
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of Robert Garioch's poem "Whilk mainner o' Lives?", probably NOT in Garioch's hand. Garioch was a Scottish poet and translator who wrote mainly in Scots.

Dates: 20th century

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

Material relating to Tessa Ransford

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1727
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following materials: 1 x spiral bound copy of Granny's Guest 1902-1945, by Torfrida, which is an account of Ransford family life from the birth of Torfrida, her mother, in 1902, until Tessa and her family returned to Britain in the 1940s, pp.73 1 x bundle correspondence from Walter to Tessa, Duncan [Glen] to Tessa, and...
Dates: 1975-2010

Papers and Correspondence of H. B. Cruickshank

Identifier: Coll-81
Scope and Contents The Papers and Correspondence of Helen Burness Cruickshank include letters connected with her career in the Civil Service, and retirement from it, covering the years 1913-1945; an engagements diary for 1972; an address book of friends; autobiographical notes; contributions to PEN; letters; short stories; lectures, talks and speeches; notes for articles; accounts and reviews; a horoscope. There is holograph and typescript material, drafts of poems, pencil sketches, a scrapbook, cuttings, and...
Dates: 1900-1972

Papers of Hamish Henderson

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

Poems of Frederic James (Deric Bolton) Bolton

Identifier: Coll-644
Scope and Contents

The unsorted material is composed of: miscellaneous files with off-prints; manuscript and typescript material; material relating toWhere two blades growand, one private library stamp for F. J. Bolton.

Dates: 20th century

Professor (Jack) John C. Weston papers, being material relating to the Hugh MacDiarmid editions, 'Collected poems', and 'A Drunk man looks at the thistle'

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1728
Scope and Contents

The collection contains proofs of A Drunk man looks at the thistle edited by Weston, ms and ts research material for the edition, correspondence with a wide range of people in the literary world and in publishing, newspaper cuttings, journal articles, and other printed ephemera.the Weston

Dates: 1920-1973