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
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Custodial history: The collection of books was donated to the Library by the poet herself in 1967.
Accruals: None expected.
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Language: English, Scots
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