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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA61/1
TitleScrapbook of press cuttings kept by Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson
Extent1 vol
Date1883-1892
DescriptionScrapbook of press cuttings kept by Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson. The cuttings are mainly reviews of their books or of books by MDG's husband, James Young Gibson, although there are also some letters to the press discussing Catholicism and socialism. Includes:
pp /1-/6 Reviews of JYG's translation of Cervantes' 'Journey to Parnassus', 1883;
/7-/18 Reviews of John Ormsby's translation of 'The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha' and JYG's 'Numantia: A Tragedy', 1885-1886;
/19-/22 Obituaries on the death of JYG, 1886;
/23-/29 and /31 Review of 'The Cid Ballads, and Other Poems and Translations from Spanish and German', by JYG, edited by MDG, 1887;
/32-/34, /37, /40-/41 letters from MDG and others to the Cambridge Chronicle discussing Catholicism, 1888;
/35-/36 letters from MDG to the Independent Press, discussing socialism, nd; loose cutting Review of 'Life of the Rev Samuel Lewis', by ASL, 1892;
/52-/53 letters from MDG written from St Catherine's Monastery in Sinai describing her travels with ASL, 1892; reviews of 'Alcestis of Euripides' by MDG, 1887.
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