Tag: Young Reader

  1. School Libraries in Lowland Scotland, 1750-1850

    This update first appeared in a condensed version for the University of Stirling's Arts & Humanities postgraduate page here. Here is a little more about my recent archival research and a forthcoming chapter for the 'Edinburgh History of Reading: A World Survey from Antiquity to Present' (eds. Mary Hammond &…

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  2. A 19th Century Grammar School Boy's Reading

    I was recently asked to reflect on evidence from the extensive borrowers' record at Leighton Library in Dunblane by Jill Dye. Jill's 'Leighton Library Borrowers' project gives an impressive insight into the reading habits of a wide range of society in nineteenth-century Dunblane and the surrounding area. The Borrowing Habits…

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