Papers of the novelist James Leslie Mitchell (1901-1935), the author 'Lewis Grassic Gibbon', and of his wife Rebecca ('Ray') Mitchell. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.26036-26103

Dates

  • 1915-1979. (Creation)

Extents

  • 68 Volumes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1981.

  • Scope and Contents

    James Leslie Mitchell is best known for his Scottish novels, ‘Sunset song’ (London, 1932), ‘Cloud Howe’ (London, 1933) and ‘Grey granite’ (London, 1934), published under the pseudonym 'Lewis Grassic Gibbon', but he also wrote essays, biographies, and a study of South American history, ‘The conquest of the Maya’ (London, 1934).

  • Bibliography

    The papers were used by Ian S Munro for his biography ‘Leslie Mitchell: Lewis Grassic Gibbon’ (Edinburgh, 1966), and by William K Malcolm, ‘A blasphemer and reformer’ (Aberdeen, 1984).

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