Previous Programme 2007 – 2008

Meetings are held on Thursdays in the Board Room of the National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, and on 13 September and 15 November 2007 at Augustine United Church, George IV Bridge, at 5:45 p.m. Tea is available from 5:15 p.m.

13 September 2007 (Augustine United Church)
Mark Towsey, University of St Andrews
‘Map of My Mind: Commonplace Books in Georgian Scotland’

11 October 2007
Dr Malcolm Walsby, University of St Andrews
‘French Sixteenth-Century Books in Scottish Collections’

1 November 2007
The Annual John Murray Archive Lecture
A joint meeting with the National Library of Scotland John and Virginia Murray
’50 Albemarle Street: Legends and Ledgers’

15 November 2007 (Augustine United Church)
Prof. Michael Collie
‘Roderick Murchison: Bibliography and Life’

6 December 2007
A joint meeting with the Scottish Church History Society
Prof. M.A. Stewart, University of Aberdeen
‘Church and Trade: The Two Lives of James McEuen (flor. 1708-41)’

3 January 2008
Dr Jamie Reid-Baxter
‘Liminary Verse: A Largely Unexplored Treasure Trove’

14 February 2008
Sarah Bromage and Prof. Alistair McCleery, Napier University
‘The Excursion Train: A History of Printers’ Outings in Scotland’

13 March 2008
Annual Business Meeting
Prof. Murray Pittock, University of Manchester
‘Allan Ramsay and the Broadside Tradition: Inheritance, Innovation and Legacy’ Followed by the annual dinner. Please tell the secretary by 14 February if you wish to attend

10 April 2008
Dr Anette Hagan, National Library of Scotland
‘The Spread of Scottish Printing’
Gosford House
10 May 2008, 2 p.m.
Annual Visit – Gosford House, Longniddry, East Lothian (numbers are limited).
Please contact the secretary by 10 April 2008

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