Manuscript and typescripts of novels and short stories by Eona Macnicol. Edit




  • 1946-[1969, or before.] (Creation)


  • 176 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1969, by the author, Eona Macnicol.

  • Arrangement

    176 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Typescript with manuscript corrections of the novel ‘Colum of Derry’, 1954, dated 1946 by the author, Eona Mcnicol (Folio 1.) (ii) Three pages of corrected typescript of ‘Lamp in the night wind’, 1957. (Folio 128.) (iii) Corrected typescript, being the second draft of 'Grey boy', published in “Blackwood's Magazine”, volume 301 (1967), pages 537-547. The last page is missing. (Folio 132.) (iv) Final typescript and broadcast script of 'A night of rain, 1968. The story was published in Eona Macnicol's ‘The Hallowe'en hero’, 1969, pages 78-89. (Folio 47.) (v) Manuscript of 'The white garron', published in “Blackwood's Magazine”, volume 306 (1969), pages 37-47.

  • Bibliography

    Macnicol, Eona. ‘Colum of Derry' (London, 1954). ‘Lamp in the night wind’ (Edinburgh, 1957). ‘The Hallowe'en hero’ (Edinburgh, 1969).