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Literary papers and diaries of the author and poet, Violet Jacob (1863-1946).

Identifier: MSS.27411-27416

Scope and Contents

Born Kennedy-Erskine, she was brought up in the House of Dun near Montrose, and married an army officer in 1894. She wrote in both Scots and English, and some of her prose works are set in Angus.


  • Creation: 1895-[circa 1945], undated.

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8 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

MSS.27411-27413, 27416 presented, 1976, 1978, by Mrs M A A Lovett, Montrose; MSS.27414-27415 presented, 1986, by Mrs Marjorie Lingen-Hutton, Laurencekirk.

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