MS 3407 - Helena Mennie Shire, literary scholar: papers
1 - Personal papers
2 - Correspondence
3 - Papers relating to Helena Mennie Shire's academic career
4 - Papers and correspondence relating to Helena Mennie Shire's teaching career at Cambridge
5 - Papers and correspondence relating to Helena Mennie Shire's published works
6 - Papers relating to broadcasts, musical presentations, lectures, and conference papers of Helena Mennie Shire
7 - Miscellaneous research papers
1 - Research Notebooks
1 - Notes on 'DU Bartas en Angleterre' in French and English, relating to a planned project with T(homas) G(unn).
2 - Notebook of work items 1953-54
3 - Notebook entitled 'Metre, Rhyme, Rhythm and the Reading of Poetry
4 - Notebook entitled 'Poetry and Society',
5 - Notebook entitled 'John Stevens on medieval/Tudor Music. The Carol' (Appended note on cover states that these are Helena Mennie Shires notes from lectures by John Stevens, c 1950's)
6 - Notebook entitled 'Elizabethan Literature'
7 - Notebook containing notes on medieval Scottish poetry (especially David Lindsay) and some references to Alexander Scott and music at the court of James VI
2 - Miscellaneous unpublished articles, lectures and essays and related correspondence
3 - Miscellaneous papers relating to Music in Scotland 1500-1700 and Song, Dance and Poetry
4 - Music and poetry under King James V, 1512-1537
5 - Miscellaneous papers relating to 'Style King James V'. Joint project of Helena Mennie Shire with Dr Janet Hadley Williams, subsequently published as "Stewart Style" in 1996
6 - Miscellaneous papers and notes relating to the Panmure music book, the John Forbes music book and other early research for "Musica Scotica"
7 - Papers relating to Helena Mennie Shire's research on festivals in Scotland (originally intended to be part of the volume of 'Studies in Scottish Music and Poetry' which was to become "Song Dance and Poetry of the Court of King James VI, and later intended to be published as a separate volume 'Festivals and ceremony, words and music in Scotland' c1970)
8 - Miscellaneous papers and correspondence relating to research
9 - Books and other printed matter from Helena Mennie Shire's library.
8 - Material presented to Helena Mennie Shire by colleagues and friends
9 - Miscellaneous material
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