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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Robert Burns papers MSS.0235

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-28T11:35-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

Robert Burns papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0235

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item, 5 pieces; photograph)

Dates:

unknown

Abstract:

Manuscript copy of Burns' song "The Five Carlins" contained in a letter to "Ane John Edgar, Accomptant Excise Office, Edinbh".

creator

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a manuscript copy of Burns' song "The Five Carlins" contained in a letter to "Ane John Edgar, Accomptant Excise Office, Edinbh".

Preferred Citation:

Robert Burns papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is also in English.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

A. Gilbert, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Poets (lcsh)

Poets, Scottish--18th century--Correspondence (lcsh)

Papers Box 433