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Works by other authors, containing scripts and typescripts., 1962-1968, 1986.

Identifier: Acc.12098/55-57

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

Literary papers, 1961-1999, of Stewart Conn (b. 1936), a poet and playwright who was for many years a drama producer for BBC Radio Scotland. These papers includes correspondence, typescripts and a small number of manuscript drafts of poetry, and scripts of plays and adaptations for stage, radio and television.

Many of the scripts in this collection have never been published, but it includes manuscripts and typescripts relating to the following published works: 'The Chinese tower' (Edinburgh: MacDonald, 1967); 'Distances' (Edinburgh: Scottish Cultural Press, 2001); 'An ear to the ground' (London: Hutchinson, 1972); 'In the Kibble palace' (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe, 1992); 'Stolen light' (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Bloodaxe, 1999); 'Thistlewood' (Todmorden: Woodhouse, 1979); and 'Thunder in the air' (Preston: Akros, 1967).


  • Creation: 1962-1968, 1986.

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3 Folders

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