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Drafts and proofs of film scripts, short stories, articles and illustrations of Alasdair Gray, with some related correspondence.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.12557/1-21

Scope and Contents

The largest portion of this collection is taken up by drafts of film scripts for 'Poor things', co-written by Alasdair Gray and Sandy Johnson, director, with comments and changes of both, as well as comments and changes of Iain Brown, producer, and Brian Gibson, another director who was later attached to the project.

There are also some files of correspondence and drafts of articles and illustrations for other projects, as well as typescripts and proofs of the short story collection 'The ends of our tethers'.


  • Creation: 1988-2003.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


21 Folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 2005, Alasdair Gray, Glasgow.

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Repository Details

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

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