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Papers of Sir Herbert Grierson, Sydney Goodsir Smith, and others, collected by Hector MacIver., 1921-1952, undated.

Identifier: MS.26291

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Letters to Herbert Grierson and articles by him, 1921-1952, undated (folio l). Most of the letters are from T S Eliot, writing as editor of the ‘Criterion’. (ii) Manuscripts and typescripts of poems of Sydney Goodsir Smith, 1939-1952, undated (folio 42). Some of these were published in Goodsir Smith's ‘Collected poems’ (London, 1975); (iii) Typescript of ‘Count Albany’, a play by Donald Carswell, annotated by Hector MacIver for his production, undated (folio 63); (iv) Carbon typescript of 'The Captivator', a short story by Karl Miller, undated (folio 79); (v) Miscellaneous poems, 1932-1946, undated (folio 85); (vi) Typescript of an unidentified play with production notes by MacIver, undated (folio 90).


  • Creation: 1921-1952, undated.

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97 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


97 folios.

Repository Details

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

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