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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:

Gaelic material, chiefly plays and broadcasts, of Hector MacIver., 1934-1962, undated.

Identifier: MS.14973
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.Autograph verse by Sorley MacLean (folios 1-2):(i) “Bho mhullaichean a’ chuilthinn chràcaich”, 29 lines. From part III of ‘An Cuilthionn’ (folio 1 recto);(ii) ‘Aigich Sgitheanaich’, 8 stanzas. From the ‘Aigeach’ lyrics in part V of ‘An Cuilthionn’ (folio 2 recto);(iii) ‘Mo lamhan air lapadh’, 10 stanzas. ‘Crath dhiot an cadal’. With lines addressed to Hector MacIver beginning ‘Eachainn dhuinn an leadain dualaich’, 4...
Dates: 1934-1962, undated.

Gaelic material extracted from the papers of the author, broadcaster and schoolmaster, Hector MacIver (1910-1966).

Identifier: MSS.14973-14976
Scope and Contents

The material extracted from MSS.26276-26300 consists chiefly of typescripts of Hector MacIver’s plays and broadcasts.

Dates: 1934-1962, undated

Heavily reworked manuscript of the play ‘The Wallace’ by Sydney Goodsir Smith., 1958.

Identifier: MSS.26169-26170
Scope and Contents

The play was broadcast in 1959; the first stage production was in 1960, and an edition of the text was published in the same year.

Dates: 1958.

'Kamera!' by Joe Corrie, an absurd comedy written for broadcasting., 1938.

Identifier: MS.26513
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Typescript, with numerous corrections and additions, and the original title, 'Radishes in Rhapsody' (folio l); (ii) BBC script with manuscript cuts and corrections (folio 36). It has two versions of the ending.

Dates: 1938.