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Letters, manuscripts, notebooks and printed items of and concerning David Gray, of Kirkintilloch.

Identifier: MSS.8463-8481

Scope and Contents

David Gray is known particularly for his major poem 'The Luggie'.


  • Creation: 1845-1964.

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19 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1965, by Mrs Robertson, widow of John B C Robertson, nephew of the poet.

Separated Materials

Fourteen printed books belonging to David Gray and to later members of the Gray family which were received with the manuscripts have been transferred to the Department of Printed Books.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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