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Articles and a lecture of James Leslie Mitchell, ‘Lewis Grassic Gibbon’., 1932-1935, undated.

Identifier: MS.26061

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Printed copies of miscellaneous articles, 1932-1935 (folio l); (ii) Manuscript draft of a review of Agnes Mure Mackenzie, ‘Robert Bruce’, 1934 (folio l2); (iii) Typescript and printed version of 'A Novelist looks at the cinema', published in ‘Cinema Quarterly’, Winter 1935, pages 81-85 (folio l3); (iv) Typescript of an article on the anthropologist, Sir Grafton Elliot Smith, undated (folio 22). It was published by Douglas F Young in ‘Beyond the sunset’ (Aberdeen, 1973), pages 141-145. The versos contain parts of the typescript of the article, 'Yucatan', published in ‘Antiquity’, iv (1930), pages 438-452, and of the story, 'Daybreak', in ‘The Calends of Cairo’ (London, [1931]); (v) A Talk with Colonel R. H. Isham', undated with related press-cuttings (folio 32); (vi) Typescript of a lecture, 'Religions of ancient Mexico', 1934, with related correspondence (folio 39). The lecture was published in ‘Religions’, number 13 (1935), pages 11-20.


  • Creation: 1932-1935, undated.

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68 Leaves ; Quarto and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


68 folios.

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