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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:

Literary papers of Norman Malcolm Macdonald.

Identifier: Acc.11876
Scope and Contents

Includes playscripts, a heavily corrected typescript of an historical novel "The Eternal Surge", correspondence and reviews.

Dates: 1974-1999.

Literary papers of Ronald Frame.

Identifier: Acc.12045
Scope and Contents

Includes notebooks, manuscripts and typescripts of short stories, novels, plays, and works for radio.

Dates: circa 1980-2000.

Literary papers of Stewart Conn.

Identifier: Acc.12098/1-57
Scope and Contents Literary papers, 1961-1999, of Stewart Conn (b. 1936), a poet and playwright who was for many years a drama producer for BBC Radio Scotland. These papers includes correspondence, typescripts and a small number of manuscript drafts of poetry, and scripts of plays and adaptations for stage, radio and television.Many of the scripts in this collection have never been published, but it includes manuscripts and typescripts relating to the following published works: 'The Chinese tower'...
Dates: 1961-2005.

Literary papers of Sydney Goodsir Smith.

Identifier: Acc.12937
Scope and Contents

Includes notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of poems, articles and plays, and radio scripts, with some related correspondence.

Dates: 1938-1964.

Literary typescripts of Naomi Mitchison.

Identifier: Acc.10772
Scope and Contents

Includes a play, article and poetry.

Dates: circa 1930-1970.

Literary work and travel journals of Charles Murray., 1888-1941, undated.

Identifier: MSS.27256-27264
Scope and Contents

Charles Murray's literary output was almost entirely poetic, and he was widely known as 'Hamewith', the title of his most popular collection, first published in 1900. These papers reflect both his literary work and his early travels in South Africa.

Dates: 1888-1941, undated.

Manuscript and corrected typescript of the play "The Hart of Scotland" (later retitled "The Bruce") by Robert Simpson Silver.

Identifier: Acc.10544
Scope and Contents

With typescript modifications and new scenes and a printed copy of the text.

Dates: 1948-1950.

Manuscript and typescript drafts and fair copies of poems by Edwin Muir., 1942-1959, undated.

Identifier: MS.19653
Scope and Contents

The single poems are arranged in the order in which they appear in Edwin Muir's ‘Collected poems’, 1963. They are followed (folio 80) by 'A Righteous Man' and "The Breaking' (published in the ‘Times Literary Supplement’, 21 December 1979, page 158), ‘The Christmas' (from ‘One foot in eden’, 1956), and pages containing more than one poem and drafts of unidentified works. Finally there is the corrected typescript of 'The Return', a verse drama on the return of Odysseus (folio 99).

Dates: 1942-1959, undated.