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Smith, Sydney Goodsir, poet, playwright, 1915-1975


Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Four letters, 1935-1936, of or concerning C M Grieve to R D McIntyre, with other papers.

Identifier: Acc.9902
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Edinburgh University student rectorial broadsheet "Students` Front" (1936)

14 letters and other papers, 1942-1945, of or concerning Douglas Young

copy, undated, of "A Ballad for Douglas Young", attributed to Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Dates: 1935-1945.

Four letters, 1988-1989, of Robert (Robin) Lorimer to Ruari McLean.

Identifier: Acc.11429
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Letters mostly concern Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Includes a typescript address, 1996, by Sir Robert (Robin) Barbour at Lorimer's funeral.

Also includes two letters, 1970-1979, of Edward Bawden, one to Ruari McLean enclosing two sheets of a letterhead with linocut logo by Bawden for Catriona’s wool shop, Rue St. Honore, Paris.

Dates: 1970-1996.

Letters to John Manson, poet, writer, editor and publisher of "Weighbauk" literary magazine.

Identifier: Acc.12723
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Correspondents include Christopher Grieve (`Hugh MacDiarmid`), Sydney Goodsir Smith, Alastair Mackie, Archie Lamont and David Craig.

Dates: circa 1956-2006.

Letters to Maurice Lindsay from various literary figures.

Identifier: Acc.11808
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Correspondents include:

C M Grieve, pseudonym Hugh MacDiarmid

Neil M Gunn

Norman MacCaig

Iain Crichton Smith

Sydney Goodsir Smith

Douglas Young

Dates: 1944-1999 and undated.

Literary papers of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.12937
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Includes notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of poems, articles and plays, and radio scripts, with some related correspondence.

Dates: 1938-1964.

Manuscripts and typescripts of Sydney Goodsir Smith; with letters to Hazel Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.12006
Scope and Contents Manuscripts and Typescripts of Sydney Goodsir Smith:Corrected carbon copy of typescript, circa 1948, of 'Under the Eildon Tree'.Manuscripts, circa 1952-1953, of four poems dedicated to Hazel Goodsir Smith.‘Tis Late’ was published in 'Lines Review', 6 (1954), page 23; ‘Mareeld’ was published in 'Omens' (Edinburgh: M.Macdonald, 1955), page 16.Letter, undated, to Hazel Goodsir Smith.Manuscript drafts, undated, of ‘Said Heraclitus’....
Dates: Circa 1948-1976, undated.

Manuscripts notes for and drafts of reviews and articles of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.7675- is now MSS.26180-26187.
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Mostly on artistic subjects.

Dates: circa 1960-circa 1967.

Papers of James B Caird, including manuscripts and corrected typescripts of poems, essays, articles and talks; and letters to Caird on literary matters.

Identifier: Dep.262- is now part of Acc.10193.
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Among the letters to Caird are two of Sorley Maclean, one of George Scott-Moncrieff, two of Edwin Morgan, three of Edwin Muir, three of Sydney Goodsir Smith, one of Douglas Young, and four, 1967-1978, of C M Grieve.

Dates: 1946-1975.

Papers of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.10397/1-59
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Includes corrected typescripts of articles, reviews and broadcast talks, together with 55 letters from various correspondents.

Dates: 1937-1974.

Papers of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.10426
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Includes manuscript drafts and corrected typescripts of poems, plays and articles.

Dates: 1939-1961 and undated.

Papers of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.10281
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Includes manuscripts and corrected typescripts of poems, plays, novels and essays, with correspondence.

Dates: 1923-1974.

Two letters of Callum Macdonald and one of Sydney Goodsir Smith to J K Annand.

Identifier: Acc.9451
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Concerning "Lines Review".

Dates: 1955-1986.

Additional filters:

Typescripts. 10
Letters. Correspondence. 9
Poetry. 8
Manuscripts. 6
Articles. 4