Tagged: George Thomson

George Thomson and Robert Burns – Constructing a Timeline

It’s been a busy summer for the BurnsC21 team! I thought I’d take this opportunity to highlight one of the major tasks that I’ve been engaged with, as we continue working towards the volume...

A web resource for the illustrations to George Thomson’s collections

It’s been another intense period, checking through the final details for Murray Pittock’s volume on the Scots Musical Museum, now sent to Oxford University Press. I’ve also been preparing the digital files of the...

Burns’s letters in New York City

Hi there! I realise it’s been several weeks since I posted my last blog about the project. We’ve all been very busy indeed. Vivien has been working on a web exhibition of the illustrations...

The Art of Diplomatic Transcription

Work is continuing on our volume of Burns’s songs for George Thomson. As part of this, I’ve recently been focussing on the original texts of the songs as submitted between 1792 and 1796. These...

Exploring Burns’s correspondence with Thomson

It’s almost a month now since I arrived in post as an RA here on the Burns C21 project. This seems an opportune moment to reflect on some of the interesting points that have...

Welcome to the world of Burns and George Thomson

Hello folks, Allow me to introduce myself….I am the editor of vols 4 & 5 of the new Oxford Works of Robert Burns and my work on this edition constitutes the last part of...

Anecdotes and thoughts about my work so far

I think it’s time for me to write an update about my work here at the Centre for Robert Burns Studies. It’s been over six months since I started working on for the Editing...