Sgian Dubh: The Newsletter of the National Movement

Scope and Content

'Sgian Dubh: The Newsletter of the National Movement', vols. 6-11

Administrative / Biographical History

Major F.C. Boothley was a supporter of the National Movement in the early 1970's.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The collection was a gift from Dr Smart from the Department of Anatomy, University of Dundee.


'Sgian Dubh: The Newsletter of the National Movement' was a politico-literary broadsheet published by Major F.C. Boothby. It includes comment, articles, satire and poetry in English and Gaelic relating to the Scottish Nationalist revival of the 1970s. The literary material includes the translation of large parts of Blind Harry’s ‘Wallace’ into modern English.

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Descriptive list available at Dundee University Archives. Subject source lists and databases are also available.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled for the Hub by Sarah Bland, October 2006.

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