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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:

Typescripts, undated, of various plays by George Moncrieff-Scott., Mid 20th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.26963
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Typescript, with manuscript corrections, of 'Children of Eve', a two-act play set in Eastern Europe, undated (folio 1); (ii) Typescript draft of 'The Craftsman's Hand', dramatic sequences for radio about Scottish crafts, undated (folio 48). Two earlier titles were 'Men of Craft' and 'The Thinking Hand'. (iii) Typescript of 'A Keel for Kintail', a play for radio which was produced in 1964 (folio 75); (iv) Carbon typescript of 'Kitty Ann and the Banshee: a play...
Dates: Mid 20th century.

Various broadcast scripts and reports of a dramatised biography of Robert Burns in three parts by Robert McLellan, broadcast in 'This is my country'., 1958-1959.

 File
Identifier: MS.26393
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Broadcast script, 1959 (folio l); (ii) Reports on pupils' and teachers' reactions to the broadcast, 1959 (folio 52); (iii) Broadcast script of an anglicised version for use in America and the Commonwealth, 1958 (folio 59).

Dates: 1958-1959.

Various compositions of George Douglas Brown., 1897-1898, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.8180
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) Manuscript, in the author's hand, of 'Honest Jack' by George Douglas Brown, a one-act farce. Brown's only experiment in play-writing was never published. (Folio 1.)(ii) Typescript, with a few corrections in Brown's hand, of two chapters of "The doctor's stories". Intended as an autobiography of a doctor, the work remained unpublished. The date of composition is probably 1898. See James Veitch, 'George Douglas Brown', page 110. (Folio...
Dates: 1897-1898, undated.

Verse, undated, by John Stuart Blackie., Mid 19th century-late 19th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.2651
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: sonnets (folio 1), songs (folio 42), an epic on Jack the Giant-killer, in Greek and English (folio 80), fragments of a drama on Prometheus (folio 132), and miscellaneous (folio 148).

Dates: Mid 19th century-late 19th century.

Videocassette recordings, made by Freeway Films, chiefly of television versions of plays by John McGrath.

 File
Identifier: Acc.12562/1-7
Scope and Contents

Freeway Films was John McGrath's own production company.

Dates: Circa 1984-1991.

Works of John H Balfour Browne.

 Collection
Identifier: Acc.4223
Scope and Contents

With manuscript and printed material of Balfour Browne and others, including poetry, essays, plays and novels.

Dates: circa 1880-circa 1920.

Writings of James Hogg, with letters of Hogg's children to Robert Blackie., [1827, or after]-1873, undated.

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Identifier: MS.1869
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) 'The bush aboon Traquair; or, the rural philosophers. A pastoral drama', partly in James Hogg's hand, on paper watermarked 1827. Printed in ‘Tales and sketches’, volume ii. Pages are missing after folio 40. For a typed transcript see MS.6139. (Folio 1.)(ii) Various poems of Hogg, in another hand, showing some variations from the printed versions, on paper watermarked 1834, 1837. (Folio 53.)(iii) Letters of Hogg's children to...
Dates: [1827, or after]-1873, undated.