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Letters and miscellaneous papers of James Hyman Singer, ‘Burns Singer’., 1948-[circa 1970], undated.

Identifier: MS.27436

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Letters of Singer, 1948-1964, undated (folio 1). They include a letter to Marguerite Caetani, 1952, explaining why he used the name 'Burns Singer' (folio 4), and a letter to the publisher Fredric Warburg, ?1956, with proposals for two books (folio 11). (ii) Miscellaneous papers, 1957-circa 1970, undated (folio 33). A typescript list of works by Singer is included (folio 41).


  • Creation: 1948-[circa 1970], undated.

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50 Leaves ; Folio and under.


50 folios.

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
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