James Findlay Hendry Collection
The author, poet and translator James Findlay Hendry (1912-1986) was a student at the University of Glasgow, although he did not graduate. He later held a temporary post at the University in the Institute of Soviet & East European Studies before becoming Head of School of Translating and Interpreting at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario.
The papers were bequested to the University of Glasgow by Hendry, and consist mainly of press cutting reviews of his work, drafts of novels, notes and notebooks, and audio cassettes. Included are over 500 letters, many from other poets, artists and authors such as Neil Gunn, Naomi Mitchison, Norman Maccaig, and Edwin Muir. The papers are accompanied by 3 boxes of printed books.