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Correspondence and papers relating to the publication of works of James Leslie Mitchell., 1928-1984, undated.

Identifier: Acc.10966/3-40

Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

Includes personal documents, publishing agreements, royalty statements and related correspondence. These papers are mostly concerned with the administration of James Leslie Mitchell's (Lewis Grassic Gibbon) literary estate following his death in 1935, firstly by his wife, Ray Mitchell, and subsequently by his daughter, Rhea Martin.


  • Creation: 1928-1984, undated.

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Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


38 Folders

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The contents of these files have been left as arranged by the literary executors, but they have been grouped into a general section (Acc.10996/3-9) for files covering more than one work, and a chronological section (Acc.10996/10-35) for files relating to particular works. These have been listed in order of date of first publication. A number of miscellaneous files have been included at the end of this section (Acc.10966/36-39)

Repository Details

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