Robert Burns (1759-1796). Scottish poet and collector and writer of folk-songs, including "Auld Lang Syne". The poet's birthday, January 25th, is traditionally celebrated with a haggis supper.
- Papers of Robert Burns correspondence including the poem "The Song of Death" (1791)
- Alexander Howland Smith in the 1880s and 1890s, Smith faked poems written by Burns
- Symbolae Scoticae 18th and 19th century engravings, including material on Burns
Robert Burns: Address to Edinburgh
(detail from La.III.586 fol.22)
Copyright: Edinburgh University, Special Collections.
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