CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 998/15
TitleCollection of letters from Miss Bell Robertson to James Bruce Duncan
Date1914 - 1917
Extent51 items
DescriptionCollection of letters written by Miss Bell Robertson, 7 High Street, New Pitsligo (Aberdeenshire) to James Bruce Duncan after the death of Gavin Greig; these concern folk songs and ballads known to her, comment on sources and give autobiographical information; she was apparently supplying notes on ballads published in Child and commenting on her own contributions to Gavin Greig's 'Buchan Observer' articles; the envelopes in which the letters were preserved have been retained when endorsed with lists of versions referred to but have not been numbered; for versions by her see MS 998/1/10.
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