George MacDonald Collection
Influential and innovative novelist and poet George MacDonald was born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire.
Alas! how easily things go wrong!
A sigh too deep or a kiss too long,
And then comes a mist and a weeping rain,
And life is never the same again.
The original manuscript items from the collection are located at Aberdeenshire Museums, Mintlaw, where they may be consulted by appointment.
Including David Elginbrod (1863), Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood (1867) and Thomas Wingfold, Curate (1876).
Including At the back of the North Wind (1871), Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood (1871) and The Princess and the Goblin (1872).