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Letters, papers, photographs and other papers of the Johnston family, and financial and business records of the firm W and A K Johnston, printers and publishers, Edinburgh.

Identifier: Acc.5811/1-54

Scope and Contents

Includes biographies and histories of members of the Johnston family, and business records of W and A K Johnston, Ltd, founded in 1826 by William and Alexander Keith Johnston.


  • Creation: Circa 1796-1931.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


54 Consultation units

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 1973, Messrs Morrison and Gibb, printers, Edinburgh.

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Repository Details

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

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