Letters and poems of George Macdonald. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.9745

Dates

  • 1862-1900. (Creation)

Extents

  • 120 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters, which include some from his wife Louisa, are written to Baron and Lady Mount-Temple. They mention George Macdonald's work, give news of himself and of his family, describe his surroundings in Italy, and contain many reflections on God and the next world. The poems (folio 95) are both manuscript and printed. There are also a few poems included in the letters.

  • Bibliography

    Most of the poems have been published in ‘Poetical works’ (London, 1911) or in Greville Macdonald, ‘George Macdonald and his wife’ (London, 1924).

  • Arrangement

    120 folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1960.

  • Custodial History

    Bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

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