CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3270/1/7/2
TitleBurns addresses
Date1920s - 1960s
Extent13 files
Administrative HistoryLockhart's parents came from Dumfriesshire and brought him up to know and enjoy the poetry of the town's famous son, Robert Burn's. From his early twenties he became a favorite at Burns clubs and societies across Britain: during his Birmingham years he delivered toasts and addresses at clubs across the Midlands, and on his return to Aberdeen did the same for clubs in Aberdeenshire. He was elected a life member of Dumfries Burns Club in 1938.
DescriptionBurn's night addresses, menu cards, invitations, newspaper cuttings and photographs for Aberdeen Burns Club, Derby Scottish Association and Burns Club, Dumfries Burns Club, Keighley and District Burns Club, Kettering and District Caledonian Society, Nottingham Scottish Association, Petherhead Burns Club, Caledonian Society of Sheffield, Noth Staffordshire and District Caledonian Society and Wigan Caledonian Association, 1920s - 1960s.
ArrangementThe series is arranged alphabetically, by society name.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsOpen, subject to signature accepting conditions of use at reader registration sheet
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