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Literary papers of Christopher Murray Grieve, 'Hugh MacDiarmid'., 1923-1978, undated.

Identifier: MSS.27001-27147

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of poetry and prose works, including books, articles, lectures and notes. Much of the material is fragmentary, and some was reworked or copied by Hugh MacDiarmid at a later date.


  • Creation: 1923-1978, undated.

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147 Leaves


The papers are arranged as follows. MSS.27001-27033. Poetry MSS.27034-27084. Prose works MSS.27085-27147. Notebooks and notes


For an article on Hugh MacDiarmid's uncompleted projects in prose and verse, see W R Aitken, “Hugh MacDiarmid's 'unpublished books’” in ‘Of one accord: essays in honour of W B Paton’ (Glasgow, 1977), pages 57-72.

Repository Details

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

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