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Papers of the author, broadcaster and schoolmaster, Hector MacIver (1910-1966).

Identifier: MSS.26276-26300

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Hector MacIver was born in the Isle of Lewis and educated in Stornoway and at Edinburgh University. Except for a period of service in the Navy (1940-1945), he spent his life teaching, mostly in the Royal High School in Edinburgh. He wrote and broadcast in both English and Gaelic.


  • Creation: 1928-1966, undated.

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25 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows. MSS.26276-26285. Correspondence and personal papers MSS.26286-26290. Literary papers MSS.26291-26294. Work by other authors MSS.26299-26300. Miscellaneous papers

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1970, by Mrs M Maciver, Temple, Midlothian.

Separated Materials

For the material of Hector MacIver in Gaelic, see MSS. 14973-14976.

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