Poems, letters and addresses of Henry Scott Riddell, 1798-1870, Scottish poet

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Poems, letters and addresses of Henry Scott Riddell 1859-1868

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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Acquisition Information

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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Additional Information

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 25 August 2005.

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