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Short stories.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Relatively brief invented prose narratives.

Found in 357 Collections and/or Records:

115 letters to W R Aitken and his family of Hugh MacDiarmid, and four from Valda Grieve.

Identifier: Acc.10488
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With manuscripts of a short story and essay of MacDiarmid, proof copy of "Sanschaw" and typescript copy of a thesis on MacDiarmid by Claude Henry.

Dates: 1934-1978.

Anonymous manuscripts and proofs of works offered to William Blackwood and Sons, publishers, for publication., 1789-1821.

Identifier: MS.4889
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Manuscript of a pamphlet entitled ‘Ten minutes of reflection on the late events in France. Recommended by a plain man to his fellow citizens’ (Woodbridge, 1793). (Folio 1.)(ii) Manuscript, 1803, of two apparently unpublished poetical letters, 'The new Oxford guide', which follow very closely the form and style of Christopher Anstey's ‘The new Bath guide’ (London, 1766), and therefore may possibly be by Christopher Anstey himself. (Folio...
Dates: 1789-1821.

Anonymous manuscripts and proofs of works offered to William Blackwood and Sons, publishers, for publication., 1823-1840.

Identifier: MS.4890
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Manuscript of two poems by Robert Brown Cunnynghame entitled “Tales o' the daft days. The mistress's tale or The hunt the gowk” and “Tale third. The boarding school Miss's tale or Bailie Blair's courtship”. These are apparently unpublished continuations of the three parts of “Tales o' the daft days” published in “Blackwood's Magazine”, November and December 1822, and March 1823. (Folio 1.)(ii) Manuscript, 1823, of an apparently...
Dates: 1823-1840.

Articles and short pieces of Christopher Murray Grieve, 'Hugh MacDiarmid'., 1927-1978, undated.

Identifier: MSS.27055-27068
Scope and Contents From the Series: As well as writing books, Christopher Murray Grieve, ‘Hugh MacDiarmid’ was a prolific author of essays and articles and was frequently asked to speak on literary or other topics. He was in the habit of re-using parts of his writings on different occasions, so it is not unusual to find substantial identical passages occurring in different works. Due to the fragmentary nature of some of the material, it is not always evident whether a manuscript was intended for publication or for a talk;...
Dates: 1927-1978, undated.

Assorted papers of Janet Paisley, including examples of her poetry, plays, short stories and monologues; with papers relating to her interest in the Scots language, and the history of Scotland., 1990-2012, undated.

Identifier: Acc.14151 Box 2(1)-(9)
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

This is a box list of the papers of Janet Paisley, as received by the Library. No attempt has been made currently to review the order of the papers, to date them or to otherwise interpret them. The aim of the box list is to facilitate access in advance of any fuller arrangement and description.

Dates: 1990-2012, undated.

Carbon copy typescripts of short stories, by David Thomson., Undated.

Identifier: Acc.13259/38-39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

As well as correspondence, and manuscripts and typescripts of published works, the collection includes a huge number of David Thomson’s notebooks and diaries.

Dates: Undated.

Carmichael and Gordon papers.

Identifier: MS.109
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) 'The nativite of bairnis' of William, 7th Lord Forbes, and his wife Elizabeth Keith, being the names and dates of birth of their sixteen children (folio 1);(ii) Orders issued by Colonel Robert Montgomerie protecting Robert Gordon of Straloch and exempting him from any 'monthly maintenance' in accordance with the decision of the Estates of Parliament, 1649 (folio 2);(iii) Letter of Robert Gordon of Straloch to the Marquess of...
Dates: 1649-1779, undated.

Commonplace book of Nina, Countess of Minto, consisting of literary works and notes on contemporary politics., 1861-1872.

Identifier: MS.19460
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The contents are as follows. (i) The Moon's Story - A Dream of 1849 (folio 1); (ii) Recollections of a conversation with Lord John Russell at Pembroke Lodge, 1848 (folio 8); (iii) Recollections of Woburn, 1856, being notes from a conversation with Francis, Duke of Bedford (succeeded 1872) (folio 13); (iv) Notes of conversations with Lord John Russell from the journal of Nina, Countess of Minto, 1863-1872 (folio 35); (v) Epigram on Sir Sidney Smith by John, 4th Marquess Townshend, undated.

Dates: 1861-1872.

Copy of short story, 'Conspiracy', by Dorothy Dunnett., Undated.

Identifier: Acc.12135/1047
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Includes research notes, typescripts and proofs of novels, correspondence, and papers concerning her involvement in cultural and business organisations.This archive includes papers relating to the following published works:'Games of kings' (1961)"Queens' play" (1964)'The disorderly knights' (1966)'Dolly and the singing bird' (1968)'Pawn in frankincense' (1969)'Dolly and the cookie bird' (1970)'The...
Dates: Undated.

Corrected typescript, undated, of "Was It So?", a short story by Naomi Mitchison.

Identifier: Acc.10917
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Includes related letter of Mitchison.

Dates: 1988 and undated.

Correspondence and papers relating to the publication of works of Mollie Hunter.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.11073/1-122
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Includes editorial correspondence, typescripts and proofs of novels, and some book jackets and illustrations.

Dates: 1960-1993, undated.

Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, literary papers, filmscripts, photographs and personal papers of Tom Weir, explorer, journalist and photographer.

Identifier: Acc.13059/1-500
Scope and Contents Tom Weir is probably best known for his long-running STV series ‘Weir’s Way’. He was born in Glasgow and served in the Royal Artillery during World War II. He worked as a surveyor for the Ordnance Survey before embarking on the career that was to make him a household name. Tom Weir is also notable as a mountaineer. He was a member of the first post-war Himalayan expedition and a number of important exploratory expeditions in Nepal in the early 1950s. He became a...
Dates: circa 1916-2006.