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Photographs, letters and newspaper cuttings concerning Isabella Burns Begg, youngest sister of the poet Robert Burns, and her descendents, including the Glasgow artists, the Begg sisters.

Identifier: Acc.11193

Scope and Contents

Includes family tree and biographical notes on the members of the Burns Begg family who feature in this collection, including a letter of Gilbert Burns, brother of the poet, to Robert Burns Begg.


  • Creation: circa 1822-1995.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1995, by Gillian B B Rodger, Glasgow.20 March 1995

Separated Materials

Printed material transferred to the Department of Printed Books.

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Repository Details

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

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