Collection: Norman MacCaig
Manuscripts: MS 8, 9, 21, 37, 78, 80, 81
Books: Reserve MAS 1097-1098
MacCaig's own library: Reserve MAS 1098.Z7
Biographical/administrative history: Norman MacCaig (1910-1996), was a Scottish poet. His first collection of poems, Far Cry, was published in 1943. He continued to publish poetry throughout his life. He was Reader in Poetry at the University of Stirling from 1970 - 1978.
Contents: books (including many from MacCaig's personal collection of poetry), manuscripts (including a collection of 525 holograph poems sent by MacCaig to Miss Morven Cameron).
Extent: approx 70 books, 6 boxes of manuscripts
Custodial history: The collection was donated to the Library by the poet's family after his death in 1996.
Accruals: none expected
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Language: English, Scots