Literary papers, correspondence and artwork of Alasdair Gray. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Acc.13289

Dates

  • circa 1950s-2011 (Creation)

Extents

  • 2.00 linear metres (Whole)
    19 boxes, 4 of which are outsize

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    This is a wide-ranging collection of material, but the most substantial and significant components are: personal and business correspondence dating from the 1950s to 20XX (?though little seems to survive from the 1960s-1980s); playscripts dating from the 1960s onwards, and relating to `A Gray Playbook` (Edinburgh: Luath, 2009); photograps, digital media, drafts and corrected proofs for `A Life in Pictures` (Edinburgh: Canongate, 2010); XX sheets of storyboard for an unmade film of `Lanark`.

  • Appraisal

    Duplicates of printed matter were disposed of, everything else is retained.

  • Arrangement

    Awaiting further sorting and listing.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Alasdair Gray, Glasgow.24 October 2011

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