MacDiarmid, Hugh

Dates: 
1947-1992

Correspondence, clippings, exhibition catalogues, programs, sound recording and ephemera relating to Hugh MacDiarmid (i.e. Christopher M. Grieve).

Includes tape "The lyric poems Sangschaw & Penny Wheep" with readings by Iain Cuthbertson et al.; also: 1964 election flyer when he ran as a Communist candidate in the Kinross and West Perthshire Constituency against Sir Alec Douglas Home in the 1964 parliamentary election; 24 pages of photocopies of 15 manuscript letters (7/11/61 to 13/6/78) from Hugh MacDiarmid chiefly to Alex Clark, who was Treasurer of the Scottish Committee, Communist Party of Great Britain, and acted as MacDiarmid's official Election Agent in the 1964 election; 1967 National Library of Scotland exhibit catalogue; and 1992 University of Delaware Library exhibit catalogue. 

Extent: 

Approximately 10 cm of textual and audiovisual material.

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Audiovisual Material
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XS1 MS A212

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