School of Scottish Studies Archive

School of Scottish Studies Archive

University of Edinburgh 50 George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD

COLLECTIONS INCLUDE:
Recordings of songs, instrumental music, tales, descriptions of community life and culture made by fieldworkers from the 1950s to the present day. Ethnological photographs (Ian Mackenzie, Robert Atkinson, Werner Kissling). Scottish Linguistic Survey 1950s on. Scottish place-name survey. Film and video and manuscripts. Collecting has focused on Scottish life, folklore and traditional arts.

‘The Twa Brothers’, sung by Sheila Stewart (1955), from the sound archive collection. Click here to listen.

Collection Highlights