Poems, letters and addresses of Henry Scott Riddell 1859-1868
Poems, letters and addresses of Henry Scott Riddell, 1798-1870, Scottish poet
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Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Scott Riddell was a poet, born in 1798 in Sorbie, north of Langholm, in Dumfries & Galloway. His poetry was deeply influenced by the Teviotdale, the valley of the Teviot, Roxburghshire, Scotland. poet, was buried at Teviothead. He later became a minister in Teviotside and wrote Scotland Yet while out for a walk in a lonely glen at Teviothead, where he was also buried in 1870 .
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Bought from Winifred A Myers, 07 January 1985 (ACCN 4547)
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Item level descriptions are available via the department's online manuscripts catalogue available at the University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/manuscripts/, searching by the call number MS Gen 515/30-36.
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Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 25 August 2005.