The contents are as follows.
(i) Two printed pamphlets of O H Mavor with inscriptions, 'The Scottish Character', being the John Galt lecture for 1937, and 'The Nero Concerto', for Dundee Art Society, 1942. (Folio 1.)
(ii) A cutting and a reprint from ‘The Observer’ of a profiie of Mavor, and several leaflets and circulars issued on his death in 1951, two of which are concerned with the setting up of a James Bridie Memorial Fund. (Folio 21).
(iii) Typescript of an article 'What Porridge had John Keats?', written by Mavor for the ‘Library Review’, volume xiii (1951-1952), and containing several editorial corrections. The article is accompanied by a letter, 1950, from Mavor to R D Macleod, editor of the ‘Library Review’, and by a reply from Macleod. (Folio 34.)
(iv) Typescript, with corrections in Mavor's hand, of his article 'The Literature of Faction', published in the ‘Library Review’, volume x (1945-1946). (Folio 44.)
(v) Twenty-three letters, 1932-1949, of Mavor to R D Macleod, and three of Macleod, 1938-1949, concerned with Mavor’s articles for the ‘Library Review’, and with various books sent to him from Macleod. Mention is made also of Mavor’s ideas on the Citizens' Theatre. (Folio 46.)