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Plays.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Dramatic compositions, arranged for enactment, as by actors on a stage.

Found in 690 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and broadcast scripts of short dramatic pieces for 'Scottish Heritage' by Robert McLellan., 1963, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.26404
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Manuscripts, corrected typescript, and broadcast script of 'The Smugglers of Dally Bay', 1963 (folio 1). The last page of the manuscript (following folio 24) is missing. (ii) Manuscript of an early version, apparently rejected, of 'The Isle of Arran (the Sannox emigrants)', undated (folio 62); (iii) Broadcast script of 'The Isle of Arran (the Sannox emigrants)', 1963 (folio 72); (iv) Manuscript and broadcast script of 'Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd', 1963 (folio...
Dates: 1963, undated.

Manuscripts of plays by Alexander Scott., 1948-1961, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.26474
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) 'Gift to the Queen', a play for radio on the 16th century poet, Alexander Scott (folio 1). Written in 1948, it was broadcast in 1949. (ii) “The Rape o' Helen”, 1950 (folio 20). A shortened version under the title 'The Last Time I saw Paris' was published in the ‘Saltire Review’, volume iv (1957), pages 23-36. (iii) ‘Untrue Thomas’, 1951 (folio 36). The play was broadcast in 1952 and published by the ‘Caledonian Press’ in the same year. (iv) 'Cutty Sark', 1951...
Dates: 1948-1961, undated.

Manuscripts of poems and translations by Edwin Morgan (1920-2010).

 Series
Identifier: MSS.27493-27494
Scope and Contents

Edwin Morgan was educated in Glasgow and joined the English Department of Glasgow University in 1947, becoming Titular Professor in 1975.

Dates: 1959-1984.

Manuscripts of various works of David MacBeth Moir ('Delta')., Circa 1818-[1851, or before].

 File
Identifier: MS.4851
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Manuscript of part of an article, 'Extracts from a lost (and found) memorandum book', published in “Blackwood's Magazine”, March 1821 (folio 1);(ii) Manuscripts of five poems, 'Four lyrics' (folio 9) and 'Lament of Selim' (folio 15), published in “Blackwood's Magazine”, May 1834 and July 1851.(iii) Manuscripts of ten apparently unpublished poems: 'British Eclogues, no. 2', circa 1818, 'Rural invitation', circa 1820,...
Dates: Circa 1818-[1851, or before].

Manuscripts, typescripts and printed books of Eric Linklater.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.5665 Box 1(1)-Box 12(5)
Scope and Contents

Including manuscripts and corrected typescripts of novels, plays, translations, and historical and critical works.

Dates: Circa 1923-1971, undated.

Manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of literary works by Neil Munro., 1909, ?1928, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.26917
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Plays, including dramatised versions of 'Castle dark' and ‘The daft days’, undated (folio 1); (ii) Articles and introductions, 1909, ?1928, undated (folio 71). They include pieces on Joseph Conrad, Kipling and other literary figures (folio 73), and two fragments of ‘John Splendid’ (folio 152); (iii) Poems in English and Gaelic, undated (folio 154).

Dates: 1909, ?1928, undated.

Manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs of work by Alexander Scott (1920-1989).

 Series
Identifier: MSS.26474-26481
Scope and Contents

Alexander Scott was educated in Aberdeen, and after service in the army during the Second World War, became a lecturer in Scottish Literature at Glasgow University. He was the editor of the ‘Saltire Review’, 1954-1957, served on a number of literary committees, and edited work by William Soutar and Sydney Goodsir Smith, among others. His own literary work consisted of poetry, drama, and criticism.

Dates: 1948-1970, undated.

Manuscripts, typescripts, proofs and correspondence of Alasdair Gray, mainly concerning 'Working legs', as well as other works.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.11655/1-34
Scope and Contents

Includes extensive working papers and proofs for 'Working legs', including cast notes and publicity materials, as well as papers relating to the 1997 editions of 'Why Scots should rule Scotland' and 'Unlikely stories, mostly'.

Dates: 1966-1997.

“Mary’s Bower, or the Castle on the Glen: a Pastoral Drama of five acts,” by Robert Brown of Newhall.

 Item
Identifier: MS.817
Scope and Contents

This version, apparently in the author’s autograph, contains an introduction and notes which do not occur in the edition printed in 1811, and there are differences in the dialogue.

Dates: 19th century.

Material of and concerning Nancy Brysson Morrison relating to the play 'The gowk storm'., 1948.

 File
Identifier: MS.27299
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Heavily corrected typescript, [?1948], of 'The gowk storm', a play in three acts by Nancy Brysson Morrison and Dorothy Black (folio 1). This is a dramatised version of N Brysson Morrison's novel of the same name, published in 1933. (ii) Photographs of the production by Dundee Repertory Theatre, 1948 (folio 34).

Dates: 1948.