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Papers relating to the literary and other creative works of Ian Rankin., 1978-2018, undated.

Identifier: MSS.50310-50533

Scope and Contents

This series contains manuscripts and typescripts of, and associated working papers for, novels, short stories, and other creative works by Ian Rankin. With these are papers relating to Rankin’s interactions with his publishers and agents, including administrative papers and other evidence of the process of publication, particularly editorial engagement.


  • Creation: 1978-2018, undated.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


150 Volumes

Language of Materials



The series is arranged by the following categories: Novels; Short stories; Scripts; Other Creative Works; Introductions; Talks; and, materials relating to various creative works.

Repository Details

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

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
0131 623 3700