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Correspondence and papers of Douglas Young, including printed material, mostly concerning Scottish politics.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.7085 Box 1(1)-Box 32

Scope and Contents

Including manuscripts and corrected typescripts of plays, articles, reviews, addresses, and broadcast talks, with letters on literary, academic and political matters.

Also printed items concerning the Scottish National Party, PEN, and other organisations.


  • Creation: 1938-1973, undated.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


120 Consultation units (107 folders and 13 boxes.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1977, Clara Young, Tayport.

Related Materials

Acc.6419. Correspondence and papers of Douglas Young, including papers and printed material of the Scottish National Party, PEN International and other political and cultural bodies. Acc.8144. Papers of Douglas Young.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Local Descriptive Rules
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Repository Details

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

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