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Ballads, Scots

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Jeannie Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-725
Scope and Contents The collection is largely composed of circa 160 letters from Robertson to the poet Hamish Henderson (1919-2002). It also contains her equity card and a recording contract.
Dates: 1954-1956

The Harris Transcript of old Scottish Ballads - bound volume with manuscript transcript of Scottish ballads

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1818
Content Description This important bound volume with ms transcript of Scottish ballads had been in the ownership of Mr. Hilary Corke, a Lecturer at Edinburgh University, 1951-1955. It is one of two ms volumes known as the Harris Repertoire. Corke had 're-discovered' it in 1955. Much earlier it had been sought after by collectors Norval Clyne, the Aberdonian advocate, and by Francis James Child. It contains a book-plate with arms on the inside front-board - 'Hilary Corke'. On one of...
Dates: 1850-1860