Lanark by Alasdair Gray

In 1984, Alasdair Gray donated drafts and manuscripts of  Lanark : a life in four books to the University Library. These papers consists of numerous drafts, both in loose leaf manuscripts, typed drafts, page proofs and notebooks. Several of the notebooks also contain drawings by Gray. Other works by Gray are also present to a lesser extent, such as drafts for The Fall of Kelvin Walker and Mavis Belfrage. In 2002 Gray donated further material relating to his poetry and short stories.  


How to find material relating to Lanark:



See also the following book of the month article:

  • Alasdair Gray: Drafts and Papers of Lanark: a life in four books: Edinburgh: 1981 (Book of the month May 2002)

Further material relating to Gray's work is shelved at MS Gen 1745.