The material is composed of: a notebook of Latin verses, with translations and notes, 1845-1850; a notebook of poems and other writings Casual cogitations in prose and rhyme, some dated 1845-1848, with other fragments loosely inserted, also an article by William Blair John Bachop: an early student-poet of New College, Edinburgh, 1907; and a notebook of poems and other writings Horae relaxationis, 1852.
Papers of John Bachop (1825-1855)
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-779
- Dates of Creation1845-1907
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Latin.
- Physical Description3 volumes, some fragments. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
- LocationMSS BAC. 1-3
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Administrative / Biographical History
The poet John Bachop was born in 1825. He studied at New College, Edinburgh, and he died in 1855.
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Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
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