CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3407/5
TitlePapers and correspondence relating to Helena Mennie Shire's published works
Extent297 bundles
Description'Song, Dance and Poetry of the Court of Scotland Under King James VI'

'A Preface to Spenser' and related Spenser work

'Music of Scotland 1500-1700' by Helena Shire and Kenneth Elliot from 'Musica Britannica' volume XV, (London, Stainer & Bell, 1957) and related projects.

'Alexander Montgomerie: a selection of his songs and poems' (Edinburgh, Saltire Society, 1960) and related research.

'Poems from Panmure House' (Cambridge, The Ninth of May, 1960).

'Poems and Songs of Sir Robert Ayton' (Cambridge, The Ninth of May, 1961) and related research.

'The Thrissil, the Rois and the Fleur-de-Lys' (Cambridge, The Ninth of May, 1962).

'King Orphius, Sir Colling, The Brother's Lament, Litel Musgrave' (Cambridge, The Ninth of May, 1973).

'The Sheath and the Knife or Leesome Brand' (Cambridge, The Ninth of May, 1974) (published as a broadsheet). Orders for 'The Sheath and the Knife or Leesome Brand', including National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, and Blackwells Books, Oxford.

The Ninth of May, miscellaneous materials.

Material relating to Helena Mennie Shire's research on the writer and poet Olive Fraser.

Articles and essays published in journals, anthologies, newspapers etc (relating predominately to Musica Scotica)

Reviews written by Helena Mennie Shire
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusRestricted
Access ConditionsItems of correspondence distributed throughout the collection are closed. Some of the more personal material in the papers relating to Olive Fraser has been closed for 30 years (section 5/11/1-132). Please see relevant catalogue entries.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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