checklist of modern Scottish literary manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland.
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Published by Scottish Group of the University, College and Research Section of the Library Association for the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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SeriesThe Bibliotheck -- vol.9, no.4, 1979
ContributionsLibrary Association. University, College and Research Section. Scottish Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14077202M

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Modern Scottish literature manuscripts. We continue to build upon the foundation of the older Scottish literature collections with a primary interest of Archives and Manuscript Collections being the literary papers of 20th century and contemporary Scottish writers in prose or verse. The National Library of Scotland holds the richest collection of Scottish literary manuscripts in the world, and also a wide range of British manuscripts from all periods. Works from every important genre are included, from verse, early romances, drama and prose. . Historical texts from the 12thth centuries, edited by Scottish clubs, including manuscripts, church records, diaries, legends and literary texts Rare items in Gaelic Books, pamphlets and chapbooks printed in Gaelic between and The Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections (AMARC) is organising a one-day meeting on Modern Scottish Literary Manuscripts at the National Library of Scotland on Thursday 19th April In addition to various other talks, Dr Colin McIlroy of the NLS will be speaking on the subject of the Muriel Spark archive and will lead a guided tour of the Muriel Spark exhibition.

This is a selection of items from the National Library of Scotland, which is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject. Share This Collection. Metadata Text contents. European Libraries. Topics & Subjects. Topics & Subjects. Ossian, 3rd cent. Early Modern Era. By the early modern era Gaelic had been in geographical decline for three centuries and had begun to be a second class language, confined to the Highlands and Islands. The tradition of classic Gaelic poetry survived longer in Scotland than in Ireland, with the last fully competent member of the MacMhuirich dynasty, who were hereditary poets to the Lords of the Isles and then. National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh: Hours, Address, National Library of Scotland Reviews: /5 All reviews interesting exhibition scottish enlightenment temporary exhibition northern lights the american civil war large collection gift shop shackleton libraries manuscripts material scotland society I was excited to visit the /5(). Pages in category "Scottish manuscripts" The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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