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Newspaper cuttings relating to John Gribbel, the Glenriddell manuscripts and the Scottish album., 1920-2008.

Identifier: MS.23640

Scope and Contents

Copy of ‘The Bailie’, 7 July 1920, with article on John Gribbel, pages 3-4, and drawing of Gribbel, page 9. Folios 1-10.

‘Girard’s Talk of the Day’, 26 June 1920, ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’. Folio 11.

Article on John Gribbel, 3 July 1920, ‘Kilmarnock Standard’. Folio 12.

‘Mr Gribbel’s Gift’, 25 July 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 13.

‘A Burns Romance’, 26 July 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 14.

‘Talk of the town’, 27 July 1920, ‘Evening News (Glasgow)’. Folio 15.

‘Gift to donor of Glenriddell MSS’, 28 July 1920, ‘The Bulletin’. Folio 16.

‘Donor of Glenriddell MSS entertained’, 28 July 1920, ‘Daily Record & Mail’. Folio 17.

‘Honored in the Land of Burns’, 28 July 1920’, ‘Boston Evening Transcript’. Folio 18.

‘World’s debt to Scotland’, 28 July 1920, ‘Evening News (Glasgow)’. Folio 19.

‘Glenriddell MSS donor’, 28 July 1920, ‘Daily Record & Mail’. Folio 20.

‘Scotsmen honor John Gribbel’, 30 July 1920, unidentified Philadelphian newspaper. Folio 21.

‘Mr Gribbel at Ayr’, 30 July 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 22.

‘Burns in America’, 7 August 1920, ‘The Scotsman’. Folio 23.

‘Anglo-U.S. Unity urged by Gribbel’, 10 August 1920, unidentified Philadelphian newspaper. Folio 24.

‘Mr Gribbel in Scotland’, 12 August 1920, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 25.

‘Mr John Gribbel’, 14 August 1920, ‘Kilmarnock Standard’. Folio 26.

‘Mr Gribbel at Dumfries’, 14 August 1920, ‘Dumfries and Galloway Courier and Herald’ Folio 27.

‘Mr Gribbel at Dumfries’, 14 August 1920, ‘Dumfries and Galloway Saturday Standard’. Folios 28-29.

Article on John Gribbel, 3 September 1920, ‘Report Proceedings Burns Federation Club’. Folio 30.

‘Gribbel given Royal welcome in Scotland’, 9 September 1920, ‘The Tampa Morning Tribune’, Folio 31.

Article on John Gribbel, 12 September 1920, ‘Ledger’. Folio 32.

Letter, 24 September 1920, of John Burns to John Gribbel thanking him for the gift of the Glenriddell manuscripts to the people of Scotland. Folio 33.

‘Glenriddell MSS: Mr Gribbel Tells His Story’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 34.

‘Mr Gribbel in Glasgow’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 35.

‘Visit to Mauchline Homes’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 36. [identified as part of folio 27 and reallocated as folio 27b]

‘Scots laud John Gribbel’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 37.

‘Mr Duncan M’Naught’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 38.

‘Judge Patterson meets old friend in Tartan Plaid’, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 39.

Article on John Gribbel, c.1920, unidentified newspaper. Folio 40.

‘The Parish School Master’, 5 March 1921, ‘Glasgow Herald’. Folio 41.

‘John Gribbel dies in 79th year’, 26 August 1936, ‘The Evening Bulletin’. Folio 42.

‘John Gribbel’, 27 August 1936, ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’. Folio 43.

‘Burns’ Manuscripts Overseas’, 5 February 1950, ‘The Sunday Times’. Folio 44.

Invitation, 21 October 2008, for representatives from the Gribbel family to attend a display of collection items from the National Library of Scotland at The Forbes Galleries, New York. Folio 45.


  • Creation: 1920-2008.

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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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