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Christopher Murray Grieve : holograph manuscript


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Scottish poet, editor, and political activist Hugh MacDiarmid was born Christopher Murray Grieve on August 11, 1892, in Langholm, Scotland. MacDiarmid founded the Scottish center of PEN in 1927, and was a key figure in the Scottish Literary Renaissance, prior to his death on September 9, 1978.

Buthlay, Kenneth. "Hugh MacDiarmid" in Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 20. British Poets, 1914-1945. Stanford, Donald E. (ed.). Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1983. pp. 210-223.

A single holograph manuscript page of an autobiographical statement titled, "Christopher Murray Grieve," written in blue ink by Hugh MacDiarmid. Red pencilled "14" in upper right corner.

Box 55, F0834: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, October 2008.

Processed and Encoded by Anita Wellner, October 2008. Further encoded by George Apodaca, November 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2008 October 30
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Christopher Murray Grieve : autobiographical statement.
Box 55 Folder F0834

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