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Literary and family papers of Sir Alexander Gray (1882-1968), Professor of Political Economy at Aberdeen and later at Edinburgh University.

Identifier: MSS.26001-26018

Scope and Contents

Sir Alexander Gray published several volumes of his own poems and of translations of European ballads, and his literary papers consist of his work in these fields.


  • Creation: [Circa 1916]-[circa 1960.]

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18 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.26001-26008. Poems MSS.26009-26013. Ballads MS.26014. Miscellaneous papers MSS.26015-26018. Family papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS.26005-26007, 26009, 26015-26018 presented, 1955, 1966, by Sir Alexander Gray C.B.E., LL.D.; the rest presented, 1968, by his son, Mr John Gray.

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