National Library of Scotland

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Friends, Associates Jane Francesca, Lady Wilde
Another relation with whom she became friendly on this trip, William Dickson , visited JFLW in the mid 1870s with his sons, of whom the elder, then in his teens, was William Kirk Dickson ...
Friends, Associates Lady Margaret Sackville
She was one of the circle of artists and intellectuals that gathered at the home of artist John Duncan (Celtic revivalist and Symbolist), and she was the acknowledged queen (though guest queen) of the unique...
politics Mary Howitt
MH 's devotion to women's causes lasted her life through. Around 29 January 1879 something moved her to declare her allegiance on a sheet of paper now in the National Library of Scotland : I...
Publishing Edith Mary Moore
Her full name (Edith Mary Croucher Moore) appears in connection with this book in OCLC WorldCat though not on its title-page. Cassell advertised it in the TLS repeatedly until early June,
OCLC WorldCat.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(14 January 1909): 11; (3 June 1909): 205; (10 June 1909): 213
Publishing Edith Mary Moore
Again Cassell placed advertisements in the TLS, but only for a couple of weeks this time.
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
(21 October 1909): 389
OCLC WorldCat lists (in 2010) just two copies: in the British Library and the...
Reception Frances Browne
Browne's applications to the Royal Literary Fund survive in the Fund's archive (available on microfilm), and the National Library of Ireland has two letters she wrote in 1844. The National Library of Scotland holds several...
Reception Felicia Skene
Although FS is not widely known today, some of her books have been reprinted in the last twenty years. A selection of her work is available online from the Victorian Women Writers Project .
Willett, Perry, and Perry Willett, editors. “Victorian Women Writers Project”. Indiana University.
The...
Reception Willa Muir
Perhaps because WM 's writing career ran alongside that of her more famous husband , and because she published in collaboration with him, her own work has been subordinated to his and for a time...
Reception Sarah Grand
At her death, SG left all her manuscripts, copyrights, and published works to her step-granddaughter, Elizabeth Genevieve Bernadine Crawford Haldane McFall , daughter of Haldane McFall .
Kersley, Gillian. Darling Madame: Sarah Grand and Devoted Friend. Virago Press, 1983.
334-5, 100
Her letters and papers are now...
Textual Production Catharine Colace Ross
J. Hog provided a prefatory letter. Manuscripts of her spiritual exercises survive in the National Library of Scotland .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
CCR is one of those included in David George Mullan , ed., Women's Life Writing in...
Textual Production Joanna Baillie
JB 's letters and other papers survive in the National Library of Scotland , the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons , and elsewhere. Her Collected Letters were edited by Judith Bailey Slagle in...
Textual Production Beatrice Harraden
BH is said to have devoted only an hour and a half each day to her writing, allowing it to encroach no further than this on her life.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
In 1930 she was awarded an annual...
Textual Production Frances Sarah Hoey
Her letters to Edmund Downey survive in the National Library of Ireland , while correspondence between her and her publishers is in the British Library and the National Library of Scotland .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Nan Shepherd
Unpublished poetry by NS is held in her archive at the National Library of Scotland , Manuscripts.27438-45. She disliked talking about her writing, and when asked about it she often deflected inquiries in an almost...
Textual Production Anne Bannerman
AB contributed translations from Politiano and Antonio Allamanni to Joseph Cooper Walker 's A Historical and Critical Essay on the Revival of the Drama in Italy, 1805.
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
131 and n30
In February 1815 it...

Timeline

1508
The first printed books in Scotland appeared from the Edinburgh press of Walter Chepman and Androw Myllar .
1689
The Advocates Library was founded in Edinburgh as a working library for the legal profession.
1897
Artisan Phoebe Traquair completed her lavishly illustrated manuscript of Elizabeth Barrett Browning 's Sonnets from the Portuguese.
The National Library of Scotland, where the manuscript is housed, notes that the transcriptions are from Traquair's...
31 October 1910
Frances Olive Underhill , a graduate of Royal Holloway College , was appointed by E. W. B. Nicholson Assistant Librarian at the Bodleian : the first woman so appointed in England, after considerable infighting and...
25 September 1914
7 August 1925
An Act of Parliament established the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.
30 October 1925
Librarian William Kirk Dickson issued to the Rev. Donald J. Ross the first reader's ticket for the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh.