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Robert Burns

The McKie Collection

Period:
19th Century
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.
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
EABK038n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council