Collection: Helen B. Cruickshank
Books: Cruickshank ...
Manuscripts: MS 1-5
Biographical /administrative history: Helen Burness Cruickshank (1886-1975) was a Scottish poet and suffragette. She was a friend and associate of a number of other Scottish writers including Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Hugh MacDiarmid, Violet Jacob and Marion Angus.
Contents: Books donated by Helen B. Cruickshank, mainly Scottish literature and culture. Manuscripts include correspondence, articles, notes, press cuttings and some photographs.
Extent: approx 200 books, 2 boxes of manuscripts
Custodial history: The collection of books was donated to the Library by the poet herself in 1967.
Accruals: None expected.
Access conditions: Please contact us in advance of a visit or use the request form.
Language: English, Scots