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Letter to PJ Anderson from William Walker
ID JSS0505
Title Letter to PJ Anderson from William Walker
Document Reference MS793
Item Type Manuscript
Item Description Letter from William Walker to P. J. Anderson, Librarian, King's College, Aberdeen (now part of the University). 16 May 1918. William Walker, a pawnbroker by profession, was a bibliophile and collector. His correspondents included Harvard Professor Francis James Child (1825-1896), collector and scholar of traditional ballads (many Scottish). The letter concerns a manuscript collection of fiddle music from Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire, given to Gavin Greig, the Aberdeenshire teacher who arranged some of Skinner's Harp and Claymore music.
Time Period 1900s
Location University of Aberdeen

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