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139 letters to George Mackay Brown.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.10894/1-3

Scope and Contents

Three files of correspondence for the period 1987-1989, mostly concerning works of George Mackay Brown, but with some personal correspondence also included.

There are letters from Hugo Brunner, Brown's editor at John Murray, throughout the files, as well as correspondence from Cyril Cusack concerning a proposed stage adaptation of 'Andrina', and several letters from smaller publishers including Celtic Cross Press, The Old Stile Press and Balnain Books. Letters from broadcasters and magazines mainly concern requests for contributions.


  • Creation: 1987-1989.


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3 Folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited, 1993, by George Mackay Brown, Stromness.

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