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Scottish Archive Network

Supported by funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Genealogical Society of Utah, and the National Archives of Scotland, the Scottish Archive Network has three primary aims. The first is to convert fifty of the primary Scottish archive catalogues into electronic format, the second is to make the wills and testaments of Scots from 1500 to 1875 available online, and the third is to "provide a...
Scottish Documents: Scotland's Written Legacy

Created and maintained by the Scottish Archive Network, or SCAN, "Scottish Documents: Scotland's Written Legacy" offers a unique glimpse of the past through scanned copies of documents contained within the Scottish National Archives. Included in selection posted by SCAN are more than 300,000 names of deceased Scots linking to more than two million scan images of wills and death certificates....
Statistical Accounts of Scotland: Accounts of Scottish Life from the 18th and 19th Centuries.

Provided by the Edinburgh Data and Information Access (EDINA) on behalf of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries, this new site is an excellent resource for anyone researching Scotland, Britain, or the social impact of the industrial revolution. The site hosts the two Statistical Accounts of Scotland, which cover 1791-99 and 1834-1845. The information contained in the...