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List of 'Relics of Burns', collected by Dr T B Grierson

Introduction:
Dr T B Grierson of Thornhill, Dumfriesshire was the son of William Grierson, who was instrumental in the erection of Burns Mausoleum and the formation of Dumfries Burns Club.
Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
Ref:
DUMFM:0198.199
Project:
39:Robert Burns in Dumfries and Galloway
Material:
Paper
What:
Document, manuscript, list by Dr T B Grierson
Subject:
This manuscript list written by Dr Grierson describes the 'Relics of Burns' which he held in his Thornhill Museum in August 1880. It is numbered from 1 to 30 and signed by him.
Who:
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) (lists artefacts associated with him in Dr T B Grierson's Museum, Thornhill)
Dr T B Grierson (Thornhill, Dumfriesshire) (1894) (author)
Dr T B Grierson (Thornhill, Dumfriesshire) (lists artefacts associated with Robert Burns in collection)
When:
28 August 1880
Where:
Dumfries Museum, Dumfries & Galloway
Background:
This manuscript list written by Dr Grierson describes the 'Relics of Burns' which he held in his Thornhill Museum in August 1880. It is numbered from 1 to 30 and signed by him.
Description:
Dr Grierson combined his career as a country doctor with that of an antiquarian. He gathered together historical material from Dumfriesshire and all over the world and built a museum in Thornhill to house his collections.