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Scottish National Party


Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and papers of Douglas Young, including papers and printed material of the Scottish National Party, PEN International and other political and cultural bodies.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.6419 Box 1(1)-Box 108(3)
Scope and Contents

Including manuscripts and typescripts of poems, articles, reviews and lectures.

With letters of and to various correspondents, including James Bridie, C M Grieve, Neil Gunn, Eric Linklater, Naomi Mitchison, and Edwin Muir.

And documents and correspondence concerning the SNP, PEN, the Saltire Society, and other organisations.

Dates: 1890-1973, undated.

Correspondence and papers of Douglas Young, including printed material, mostly concerning Scottish politics.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.7085 Box 1(1)-Box 32
Scope and Contents

Including manuscripts and corrected typescripts of plays, articles, reviews, addresses, and broadcast talks, with letters on literary, academic and political matters.

Also printed items concerning the Scottish National Party, PEN, and other organisations.

Dates: 1938-1973, undated.

Further papers of the Scottish National Party.

Identifier: Acc.14152/1-210
Content Description

Committee papers, campaign records, and photographic archive from the library of the Edinburgh headquarters of the Scottish National Party.

Dates: 1923-2014.

Letter, 1950, of Sir William Craigie to David D Murison.

Identifier: Acc.7498
Scope and Contents

Concerning philological matters.

With seven documents, 1938-1973, concerning the Scottish National Party.

Dates: 1938-1973.

Papers of Douglas Drysdale

Identifier: Acc.14096

Papers of James Halliday, former chairman of the SNP, and two minute books of the National Party of Scotland.

Identifier: Acc.13417
Scope and Contents James Halliday (1927-2013) played a pivotal role in stabilising the SNP in the 1950s. He replaced Dr Robert D. McIntyre as chairman of the party in 1956, thus becoming the youngest chairman at the age of 28. However, this promotion was not devoid of problems as internal divisions had to be overcome. By the 1959 election the prospects of the party had started to improve. There were five candidates contesting seats, including Halliday himself who stood once more for Stirling burghs. That same...
Dates: 1928-2005, undated.

Personal and political papers of Rosemary Hall.

Identifier: Acc.13491
Scope and Contents Rosemary Hall was born on 22nd April 1925 in Aberdeen. She spent her early life in Montrose where her father and uncle ran the family salmon fishing business. Hall began her schooling in Montrose. However, the outbreak of the war caused interruption and her school was evacuated to Speyside. She began her working life as a PA to a partner in a firm of accountants in Edinburgh. Although Hall gave up her job after marriage, she did not stop working; she was against nuclear power in all forms...
Dates: 1947-2010

Political papers, including correspondence, press cuttings, and minutes, of Frank Yeaman, with some personal and miscellaneous papers. Also included is material relating to the early days of the Scottish National Party.

Identifier: Acc.12944/1-41
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a mixture of personal (1931-1942) and political papers (1935-1985). The political papers reflect his activity as SNP candidate for East Edinburgh at the 1945 general election as well as his involvement in nationalist politics in Scotland and particularly in Edinburgh. It also contains material relating to the early days of the SNP, including organizational records of the party and an interesting group of newsletters and nationalist literature dealing with a broad...
Dates: Circa 1930-1985.

Records of the National Party of Scotland, Scottish Convention, Scottish Covenant Association and Scottish National Party.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.7295/1-34
Scope and Contents

Minutes, letters and papers, with miscellaneous printed political leaflets and ephemera retained with the collection, from the Edinburgh Headquarters of the Scottish National Party. Included are records of other organizations of the national movement.

Dates: 1932-1974, undated.

Additional filters:

Correspondence. 8
Minutes. Administrative records. 7
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 5
Newsletters. Serials. 4
Pamphlets. 4