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Archive of the Royal Celtic Society.

Identifier: Acc.13898

Content Description

The archive of the Royal Celtic Society, founded in 1820 as the Celtic Society, and bearing its 'Royal' designation since 1873. Among the founder members were Captain William Mackenzie of Gruinard, Sir David Stewart of Garth and Sir Walter Scott, the Society's first vice president.

The archive contains minute books, financial records, membership lists, correspondence, files on the Society's history and constitution, photographs, newspaper cuttings and miscellaneous matter.


  • Creation: 1820-1974.



21 Folders

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Presented by the Royal Celtic Society in 2017.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1EJ
0131 623 3700