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Robert Burns papers

MS-121
 Collection
Identifier: MS-121

Description

The papers of Robert Burns contain a handwritten, fair copy of his poem "To Andrew" (1786), letters to Robert Aiken, George Hubbard Baird, Maria Riddell and Gilbert Burns. A scrapbook containing memorabilia and obituary notices of Burns as well as a letter from Burns to Alexander Findlater is also included. The scrapbook was compiled by John Dillon, probably in 1865.

Dates

  • 1786 - 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Robert Burns (1759-1796) writer. The collection contains a handwritten, fair copy of Burns' poem "To Andrew" (1786), letters to Robert Aiken, George Hubbard Baird, Maria Riddell and Gilbert Burns. A scrapbook containing memorabilia and obituary notices of Burns as well as a letter from Burns to Alexander Findlater is also included. The scrapbook was compiled by John Dillon, probably in 1865.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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