Correspondence and papers of the Scots poet William Soutar. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.8501-8770

Dates

  • 1898-1955. (Creation)

Extents

  • 270 Volumes (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

    William Soutar's output of work, most of it produced during the last thirteen bed-ridden years of his life, is quite remarkable. Apart from his regular and lively correspondence, and his poetry both in English and in Scots, he left a long sequence of diaries and journals, as well as a record of his dreams extending over more than twenty years.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1954, 1957, 1958, by John Soutar, Perth, father of the poet.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged as follows:

    MSS.8501-8562. Correspondence. MSS.8563-8625. Poems MSS.8626-8653. Poetical notebooks. MSS.8654-8659. Commonplace books. MSS.8660-8670. Journals. MSS.8671-8695. Miscellaneous notebooks. MSS.8696-8729. Dream books. MSS.8730-8758. Diaries. MSS.8759-8770. Miscellaneous.

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