GB 231 MS 2794 Typescript of Edith Anne Robertson's Mair like a dream, a series of 4 radio broadcasts, read by Flora MacDonald Garry (1900 - 2000), on the BBC Scottish Home Service (later, Radio Four) in Feb 1966. The work, which was based on the recollections of a domestic servant from Fetterangus, Aberdeenshire, whom Edith Robertson had known whilst living in Aberdeen, is written in the Doric (Buchan dialect), and describes the farming life and people whom she knew during the period c 1860 - c 1880.
GB 231 MS 3406 Papers of James Alexander Robertson [JAR]Diary, 1908; personal correspondence 1916 - 1939; sermons, 1927 and n.d.; prayers, n.d.; papers on the New Testament, n.d.; notebooks and papers relating to preparation of sermons, lectures and other works, 1903 - 1916 and n.d.; unpublished works, Journal of a Tramp, 1903 and Whale Ashore, 1911; reviews of published works, 1917 - 1922; press-cuttings and other articles about JAR, 1921 - 1928 and n.d.; literary correspondence from colleagues and publishers, 1916 - 1926; papers re. JAR's retirement, 1945; obituaries and letters of condolence on JAR's death, 1955 - 1956; copies of published works by JAR, 1917 - 1929; miscellaneous newspaper articles, 1918 and n.d.
Papers of Edith Anne Stewart Robertson [EASR]Diaries, 1900 - 1969 (incomplete); photographs, 1871 - 1961 and n.d.; personal correspondence, 1898 - 1970; literary papers, mostly n.d., and including typed manuscripts of Carmen Jesu, Collected Ballads and Poems in the Scots Tongue, Translations into the Scots Tongue of Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Forest Voices, A Company of Angels, The Defence of Lady Jonet Douglas, Scots version of Macbeth, Lady Jonet Douglas, The Merry Prodigal, Where's Isa, Xavier in Paris - A Historical Narrative, The First Good Friday, The Cheerful Supper at the Crossroads, A Tale of One City - as contained in an Imaginary Journal of James V of Scotland, Hilary's End, The Waterspout, 100 Years Ago in Buchan, and review of Waiting for Godot; notebooks, 1917 - 1922 and n.d., containing literary and miscellaneous notes; correspondence re. literary works, 1906 - 1970; newspaper cuttings, 1911 - 1973, mostly reviews of EASR's published works; copies of published works, including Pilgrimage and Battle (London: Headley Bros., 1916), The Life of Francis Xavier - Evangelist and Explorer (London: Headley Bros., 1917), Poems: second book (London: Swarthmore Press, 1919), Francis Xavier - King Errant of the Cross, 1506 - 1552 (London: Student Christian Movement Press, 1930), The Far Adventure (Edinburgh: Church of Scotland Foreign Mission Committee, 1930), He is Become My Song: Carmen Jesu Nazereni (London: J. Clarke, 1930), Poems frae the Suddron o Walter de La Mare made ower intil Scots (Edinburgh: Macdonald, 1955), Collected Ballads and Poems in the Scots Tongue (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University press, 1967), Translations into the Scots tongue of Poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1968), The Forest Voices and other poems in English (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1969), and sundry poems, articles, essays and short stories published in newspapers and journals; papers of other writers, comprising typescript sheet of Charles Grave's Life and Death, n.d., and typescript and proof copies of poems by Flora M. Garry, 1951 - 1963; newspaper cuttings, 1944 - 1970, mostly referring to literary works or persons; and miscellaneous memorabilia and notes, 1952 - 1970.