Launch of Volume 19 of ‘The Book’

The latest issue of the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club The latest edition of ‘The Book’, the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, Volume 19 is out now. As ever it contains an absorbing collection of original articles on Edinburgh’s rich history. Wilson Smith, the Editor of the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club […]

Making historical research more accessible

BOEC18 front cover

We are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitise nearly 70 articles first published between 1991 and 2008. These authoritative articles appeared in the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, the Club’s journal which was launched in 1908. There is an eclectic mix of topics featuring Edinburgh people, places, culture and society. […]

“Bob Morris was a great guide and teacher”

Bob Morris

“Bob Morris was a great guide and teacher and an endless source of advice.” We are sad to report the passing of Professor Robert J Morris (Bob), one of our Honorary Vice-Presidents and previous Editor of the Book of the Old Edinburgh Club. As one of our Trustees said: “Bob’s been a great stalwart of […]