Sydney Goodsir Smith papers


Creator: Smith, Sydney Goodsir, 1915-1975
Date(s): 1954-1960
Call Number: MSS 0226
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Sydney Goodsir Smith Papers date primarily from the late 1950s and early 1960s, an especially nationalist phase in Smith’s literary career. The collection contains several drafts and advance proofs of Smith’s play The Wallace and manuscripts of his long dramatic poems, Gowdsmith in Reekie and The Vision of the Prodigal Son. Also present are seventeen pieces of correspondence and the manuscripts of about twenty prose pieces, including essays, reviews, and scripts from radio talks.
Physical Description: 0.4s (58 items)
Source: Purchase, 1972.
Processing: Processed by Wendy van Wyck, 1991. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard