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The McKie Collection

Image Rights Holder:
East Ayrshire Council
Project:
:Future Museum
What:
Robert Burns
Subject:
books
Who:
When:
19th Century
Where:
Description:
James McKie was a Kilmarnock based publisher and collector of Burns material who lived during the 19th century. He gathered a large collection of manuscripts, books, paintings and Burnsiana and was the main fundraiser for the Kilmarnock Burns Monument in Kay Park. His collection was displayed in the museum in the monument. It is now housed by East Ayrshire Council Arts and Museums Service.