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Soutar, William (poet)



  • Existence: 1898-1943. - 1943

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

22 postcards, 1933-1942, of William Soutar to William Montgomerie and his family.

Identifier: Acc.7204
Scope and Contents

On personal and literary matters, with a sketch of Soutar.

With five letters, 1977, to Montgomerie, concerning Soutar, and an associated letter of Montgomerie to Maurice Lindsay.

Also four letters of Sir John Stirling-Maxwell and 11 letters of Anne G Gilchrist, 1948-1952, to Montgomerie, on literary and musical matters.

Dates: 1933-1977.

43 letters of William Soutar to the Reverend David Stevens.

Identifier: Acc.7123
Scope and Contents

On personal and literary matters.

With associated photographs, typescripts, and printed items.

Dates: 1934-1943.

Circa 100 letters to, and copies of letters of, John Soutar concerning the publication of the works of William Soutar; with an inventory of the library of William Soutar.

Identifier: Acc.7105/1-3
Scope and Contents

Papers of John Soutar, father of the poet William Soutar (1898-1943).

This accession mostly contains letters concerning the publication of William Soutar's works following his death. They are particularly concerned with the editorship of the 'Collected Poems', edited by CM Grieve (London: A Dakers, 1948), and 'Diaries of a Dying Man', edited by Alexander Scott (Edinburgh: W and R Chambers, 1954).

Dates: 1943-1956.

Copies of photographs of and concerning William Soutar.

Identifier: Acc.10553
Scope and Contents List of photographs:1. John Soutar (father) in the poet's room, reading book, beside portrait of WS by Finlayson.2a-c. 3 x foursomes: Soutar, Jim Finlayson, Mollie MacKenzie and Margaret Soutar (wearing hats).3. Soutar, John and Margaret Soutar out in the car, Soutar at wheel.4. Group of 6, John Soutar and five women, third and fourth from the left – Jess and Mollie MacKenzie.5. William Soutar as teenager.6. PC of...
Dates: Circa 1916-1958, undated.

Musical compositions and other papers of Douglas McPhie.

Identifier: Acc.12046
Scope and Contents

Includes additional material.

Dates: 1997-2010, undated.

Papers of Alexander Galloway, concerning William Soutar.

Identifier: Acc.7089
Scope and Contents


six letters, 1939-1942, of William Soutar to Alexander Galloway, mainly on literary matters

two letters, 1949, Francis George Scott to Alexander Galloway, concerning Soutar

two photographs, circa 1916-1920, of Soutar

typescript account of Alexander Galloway, describing his friendship with Soutar.

Dates: circa 1916-1942.

Photocopies of letters to William Montgomerie.

Identifier: Acc.6855
Scope and Contents

With 28 letters of Edwin Muir, nine of Willa Muir, and 38 of William Soutar, mostly concerning literary matters.

Dates: 1932-1969.

Photocopies of ten letters, 1926-1942, of William Soutar to Mr and Mrs William Mackenzie.

Identifier: Acc.10823
Scope and Contents

Includes copies of three poems, undated, of Soutar and related letter, 1958, of Alexander Scott.

Dates: 1926-1958 and undated.

Poems, books and correspondence of William Soutar.

Identifier: Acc.4592/1-6
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928, 1934-1943, 1960, undated.

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Browse Resources 29
Archival Object 2
Letters. Correspondence. 10
Poetry. 10
Typescripts. 7
Audiocassettes. 4
Photographs. 4