Collection Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1658
Date of Creation: Between 1829 and 1995
Level of Description: Collection
Extent: 3 cartons containing 58 numbered cardboard folders, 2 ring binders, card index, roll of maps, printed book, computer disk and 2 printouts
Content: Documents relating to Tom Leonard's book, Places of the mind: the life and work of James Thomson ("B.V.") (London: Jonathan Cape, 1993). Includes drafts, final copy and published book, notes, correspondence and other research materials, 16 photographs, photocopies of Thomson's diaries, roll of maps, card index of early research. Accompanied by word-processed catalogue of collection compiled by Leonard.
Arrangement: List Collection Content
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Not Assigned
Source of Acquisition: Purchased from Tom Leonard, Glasgow, 11 October 1996, with support from National Fund for Acquisitions.
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Cataloguing Rules: ISAD(G)
Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this collection:

sponsor: National Fund for Acquisitions
Formerly: Local Museums Purchase Fund.
subject: James Thomson 1834-1882
Poet.
vendor: Thomas Anthony Leonard 1944-2018
Scottish poet, writer and educator
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