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Greeting cards. Correspondence.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Cards often imprinted with messages and suitable illustrations, sent or given on special occasions or holidays.

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

15 letters and cards of Annie French to Elinor Black.

Identifier: Acc.8792
Scope and Contents

With an account by Dr Black of their meeting.

Dates: 1938-1952.

20 letters and cards, 1990-1996, of Ronald Stevenson to Michael Lister, on musical and personal matters.

Identifier: Acc.11318
Scope and Contents


copies of 23 letters, 1990-1996, of Lister to Stevenson

copy of letter, 1994, of Lister to Alasdair Gray

correspondence, 1989-1996, of Lister, concerning Ronald Stevenson.

Dates: 1989-1996.

46 letters and cards of John Bellany to Alan Bold.

Identifier: Acc.11078
Scope and Contents

Concern artistic and personal matters.

Also includes six letters to Bold concerning Bellany.

Dates: 1979-1994 and undated.

50 letters and cards of John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir.

Identifier: Acc.9758
Scope and Contents A collection of 50 letters and cards, 1900-1937, of John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, to various persons as listed below.Rev P M Aldous, 26 January 1933.Sir J L Baird, Bart, 30 November 1922.Vernon Bartlett, 10 March 1936.Frederick Bason, 10 June 1929.J S Billingham, 16 May 1922; 20 July 1925; 30 April 1926.Miss ?Bourdillon, 13 October 1923.A Poyntz Bower, 6 February 1935.Curtis Brown, 7 March...
Dates: 1900-1937.

Album, compiled by Valda Grieve, of greetings cards and telegrams received by Christopher Murray Grieve on his 70th and 75th birthdays., 1962, 1967.

Identifier: MS.27156
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers consist chiefly of Christopher Murray Grieve’s literary papers, but there is also material relating to his family and affairs.

Dates: 1962, 1967.

Blue glazed ceramic tile made by Lotte Glob as a greeting 'card' for Marshall Anderson., 1999.

Identifier: Acc.13227 Box 50(12)
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Attic Archive evolved organically from the activities of Pete Horobin, beginning in 1978. When Horobin's association ended, the archive was continued in turn by Marshall Anderson, Peter Haining and, lastly, aitch. Each change of custody coincided with the start of a new phase of activity, each phase undertaken, usually, over ten years.The papers of the Attic Archive are now dispersed through various cultural institutions, each having a particular association with the archive,...
Dates: 1999.

Box containing papers regarding Edith Simon's writing and art career, and family life, 1947-?2003

Identifier: Acc.14390 Box 3 (1-11)
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains additional papers relating to Edith Simon's career as an artist and writer, as well as some early juvenilia, embracing her illustration and creative writing. The collection also contains a series of papers relating to her husband, the noted geneticist, Dr. Eric Reeve, documenting his university studies at the University of Oxford, his subsequent war service, and his later career at the University of Edinburgh. The broad scope of the collection may be...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-?2003

Card and letter of Constance Gordon-Cumming.

Identifier: Acc.11040
Scope and Contents

Concerns Cumming`s support for Christian missions in China.

Dates: 1897-1901.

Christmas cards, business cards and stationery paper designed by Lucinda Mackay, 1973-1998, undated

Identifier: MS.50817
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series documents Lady Mackay's professional career as an artist, writer and teacher, containing her art-related papers, her publishing papers, art administration papers, a collection of art-related ephemera, and a file on her teaching career in England and Scotland.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1998, undated

Circa 40 letters and cards of and concerning Private A Raeper.

Identifier: Acc.7660
Scope and Contents

Including letters and cards to his mother whilst at camp at Plymouth, 1913-1914, and as a prisoner of war in Germany, 1914-1915. With five letters concerning his death in 1915.

Dates: 1913-1915.

Circa 500 letters of Florence M Russell to Norman McLaren.

Identifier: Acc.10639
Scope and Contents

With cards, drawings and photographs.

Dates: 1951-1976 and undated.

Correspondence., 1972-1996.

Identifier: Acc.13134/11-15
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Includes manuscripts and typescripts of 'Greenvoe' and 'Hawkfall and other stories', with assorted personal correspondence and photographs of or relating to George Mackay Brown and his works.

Dates: 1972-1996.

Eighty-four letters and cards of Edwin Morgan to Richard Price; with manuscript of unpublished poem, "The Ropemaker`s Bride".

Identifier: Acc.13384
Scope and Contents The collection records the affectionate last years of a stimulating literary relationship between Edwin Morgan and the younger, ‘Informationist’ poet, Richard Price. They first met in the 1980s when Price, then a Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, went to visit Morgan. Both technophiles and both love poets, they struck up a lasting friendship, corresponding from then until the mid 2000s. This collection marks the last period of their correspondence, covering 2003-2006 (for earlier...
Dates: 2003-2006.

Ephemera and memorabilia of and concerning Margo MacDonald., Circa 1963-2014, undated.

Identifier: Acc.13638/43-54
Scope and Contents From the Record Group:

The papers reflect Margo MacDonald`s life as a politician and broadcaster. Although somewhat miscellaneous, they provide an insight into her relationship with the Scottish National Party leadership throughout her life, and into some of the causes she advocated during her life, including independence and assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.

Dates: Circa 1963-2014, undated.

Fifteen drawings, 1941-1942, by Jacques Laudy, probably intended as illustrations for an unpublished edition of `Kidnapped`; with 23 original Christmas cards, c.1959-1992.

Identifier: Acc.13291
Scope and Contents Drawings, 1941-1942, and original Christmas cards, c.1959-1992, by Jacques Laudy (1907-1993).The Belgian comic artist Jacques Laudy was one of the artists who worked on the early Tintin series with Hergé and others. Laudy was never as well-known as his Tintin contemporaries Hergé and Jacobs, but he worked as a painter and illustrator throughout a long and productive life.The National Library of Scotland acquired these drawings at auction because they were evidently...
Dates: 1941-1992

File, 'The Attic Archive. Karen Strang. Letters and limited editions'., Undated.

Identifier: Acc.13227 Box 18(10)
Scope and Contents

The file contains greeting cards and postcards, and includesile also includes a red felt matchbox wrapped in silver thread, labelled 'Sweet Success'.

Dates: Undated.

General correspondence of Christopher Murray Grieve, containing a substantial number of letters and cards of greeting on the occasion of his 80th birthday in 1972., 1972-July 1977.

Identifier: MS.27154
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The writers include friends of Christopher Murray Grieve, ‘Hugh MacDiarmid’, publishers, and literary agents. While some of the letters discuss his work or reflect his political affiliations, many are requests to use his poems, or invitations to give speeches. In some cases, MacDiarmid used the backs of the letters for notes and drafts of poems.

Dates: 1972-July 1977.

Golden Wedding Anniversary correspondence sent to Walter and Grete Simon, 1964

Identifier: Acc.13772/30
Scope and Contents

File contains illustrated letters, cards, and telegrams. Identified correspondents include 'Susan'; possibly Annemarie Alfred; 'Willie'; Edith Simon and Eric Reeve; 'Alan'; possibly Lily Arthur; possibly Emil Marie; possibly Tina and Christopher Lucas; 'Len'; 'Hans and Ilse; 'Delno'; possibly 'Edel'; 'W.E. and I.V. Reeve'; 'Bella Kaufman'; 'Gwen and Cecil'; 'Gerda'; 'Gerd'; and 'Elizabeth'. File also contains a script for a video presentation by family members for the occasion.

Dates: 1964