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Scottish Archives

Business Archives Council of Scotland

An independent archive body concerned with the active preservation of the records of Scottish business and industry. Includes a guide to their services and projects, and their journal of business and industrial history.

Lothian Health Services Archive

Repository for institutional, administrative and clinical records, private papers, photographs and objects relating to the past and present of Lothian health.

The National Archives of Scotland

Scotland's official national archives; presents information about how to use the materials present, together with extensive background information on the archive system.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Archives -

Archives of the hospitals in the Glasgow area and in Paisley dating back to the late eighteenth century when Glasgow Royal Infirmary was established. Includes collections and research guide.

SCAN: Scottish Archives Network

Facilitates searching of over fifty archives plus a digital archive, research tools and news.

Scotland on Film

An online archive of clips from Scotland's historic film, television and radio archives, provided by the BBC.

Scotland's Places

A digital archive of Scottish places past and present, including maps and plans, photographs, bathymetrical surveys, archaeological reports, manuscript records and printed books, tax rolls, and the annual reports of county Medical Officers of Health.

Scottish Archives for Schools

Educational resources provided by the National Archives of Scotland, designed to support teachers handling Scottish history and heritage.

Scottish Catholic Archives

Preserves and makes available the archives of the Catholic Church in Scotland and abroad. Gives details of libraries with relevant collections, the archives, educational initiatives and advice on genealogy research.

Scottish Council on Archives

Supports and promotes archive and records management services across Scotland; includes a guide to current and past projects, news, and contacts.

Scottish Records Association

Provides a forum where users, owners and custodians of historical records in Scotland can discuss matters relating to their custody, conservation and accessibility. Includes details of conferences, publications, and membership.

Scottish Screen Archive

Scotland's national moving images collection preserves over 100 years of Scottish history on film and video; includes a catalogue and online clips.

Silver City Vault

An online archive of Local Studies collections and photographs held by Aberdeen City Libraries, including photographs taken by George Washington Wilson.

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