Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Gibson-Massie Collection

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Andrew Gibson was a Scottish businessman and a highly regarded scholar and bibliophile. He had originally come to Belfast to act as agent for the ship owner G. & J. Burns Ltd. Gibson is chiefly remembered today as a bibliophile and an expert on poetry. He had an expansive library containing collections by Allan Ramsay, Robert Burns, Thomas Moore and others. The Gibson-Massie Collection at QUB Spec ...

Ulster-Scots Language Collection

Linen Hall Library

The Library’s collection of Ulster Scots material dates back to 1810 with the publication of Andrew McKenzie’s Poems and Songs on Different Subjects. A comprehensive archive of periodical material relating to the Ulster Scots language and dialects of Ulster is currently being compiled, and constantly updated. As part of the Linen Hall Library’s Languages of Ulster programme, a new sequence of book ...

Burns & Burnsiana

Linen Hall Library

The Burns & Burnsiana Collection at the Linen Hall Library is one of the largest collections of Burns material outside Scotland. The collection contains 782 distinct Scottish, English, Irish, American and continental editions of the works of the Ayrshire ploughman, representing more than 1,000 volumes. In addition the collection contains Johnson's "Scots musical museum", Thomson's "Select Scottish ...