Papers of the poet, Robert Garioch Sutherland, and his father. Edit




  • 1895-1983, undated. (Creation)


  • 111 Volumes (Whole)



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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1984.

  • Scope and Contents

    Robert Sutherland (1909-1981) who wrote under the name 'Robert Garioch', was educated in Edinburgh and, after the war of 1939-1945 when he was a prisoner in Italy and Germany, became a schoolteacher in Kent. He returned to Edinburgh in 1959, where he taught and worked for the School of Scottish Studies in the University.

  • Bibliography

    Several collections of Robert Garioch Sutherland's poems and some plays were published; his ‘Complete poetical works’, edited by Robin Fulton (Edinburgh, 1983), appeared after his death.

  • Arrangement

    The papers are arranged as follows. MSS.26561-26571. Correspondence MSS.26572-26583. Notebooks MSS.26584-26595. Drama MSS.26608-26614. Prose MSS.26615-16619. Readings and lectures MSS.26620-26636. Work by other writers MSS.26637-26669. Personal and family papers MSS.26670-26671. Miscellaneous papers