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Young, Douglas Cuthbert Colquhoun, poet, 1913-1973


Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

15 letters of Douglas Young to R E Muirhead.

Identifier: Acc.6401
Scope and Contents

With a copy of a petition on behalf of Douglas Young.

Dates: 1940-1959.

23 letters to Hamish Henderson from correspondents including Ewan MacColl and Douglas Young.

Identifier: Acc.10528
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With corrected typescript of Henderson`s translation of Antonio Gramsci`s "Lettere dal Carcere".

Dates: 1950-1986.

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)
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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.

Correspondence of Andrew Tannahill.

Identifier: Acc.12652
Scope and Contents

Including letters of J D Ferguson, C M Grieve (Hugh MacDiarmid), Hamish Henderson, O H Mavor and Douglas Young

Dates: 1945-1986.

Five letters to Hamish Henderson, one each of David Gascoyne and Douglas Young and three of Robert Garioch.

Identifier: Acc.9703
Scope and Contents

Mostly concerning Henderson`s "Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica".

Dates: 1949 and undated.

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.

Letters of and relating to Douglas Young. The recipient was Lord Robertson.

Identifier: Acc.12914
Scope and Contents

The letters mainly date from shortly after Douglas Young`s death in 1973. Correspondents include David Murison and Wilfred Taylor concerning a memorial publication. With related papers, one photograph and an inscribed copy of Young`s "Auntran Blads" (1943).

Dates: 1944-1976.

Letters to Maurice Lindsay from various literary figures.

Identifier: Acc.11808
Scope and Contents

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.

Papers of David D Murison.

Identifier: Acc.4809
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1. letter, 1942, of Douglas Young to David D Murison

2. letter, 1967, of C M Grieve to Murison

3. typescript of a poem, early 20th century, of Ronald Campbell Macfie

4. collection of letters, 19th century.

Dates: circa 1800-1967.

Papers of Douglas Young.

Identifier: Acc.8144
Scope and Contents

Including a thesis and commentary on Theognis, and notes and correspondence on literary and academic matters.

Dates: 1941-1968.

Papers of Hamish Henderson

Identifier: Acc.10788
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Includes original draft of the introduction to edition of Antonio Gramsci, "Letter dal Carcere", and correspondence, including seven letters of Willa Muir, on ballads, and a letter of Douglas Young, discussing Henderson`s "Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica".

Dates: 1939-1966.

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.
Scope and Contents

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.

Photocopies of 20 letters to Francis George Scott.

Identifier: Acc.7648
Scope and Contents

On musical and literary matters.

Correspondents include C M Grieve, Edwin Muir, and Douglas Young.

Dates: 1930-1957.

Six letters to D H McNeill, from C M Grieve, Andrew Dewar Gibb, Neil Gunn, William Power, Douglas Young, and R B Cunninghame Graham.

Identifier: Acc.6489
Scope and Contents

Mostly concerning McNeill`s published works.

With two letters, 1939, 1964, to Marian McNeill, from C M Grieve and Augusta Lamont, and a signed photograph of R B Cunninghame Graham.

Dates: 1935-1965.

Two typescript letters of Douglas Young to Arthur J Beattie.

Identifier: Acc.6979
Scope and Contents

Mainly concerning Young`s "The Puddocks".

Dates: 1958.

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