Viking Society for Northern Research, Old Lore Series
Between 1907 and 1946, the Viking Society (until 1912 the Viking Club) issued its ‘Old Lore’ Series in 75 pts., making up ten vols., the first titled Orkney and Shetland Miscellany, the rest Old Lore Miscellany of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland. The materials which were later assembled to form 42.1-4 were issued at first as appendices to pts. 1 to 8, and then as separate pts. in the series. The rest of the 75 pts. Comprise mainly secondary articles and therefore (though they include some additional docs.) they are not listed here. The Old Lore Series vol. numbers given on the half-title pages of the Record vols., as detailed above, are highly confusing; there are also vols. numbered viii and x in the original Old Lore Miscellany series, and vols. are numbered xii and xiii though no vol. xi exists. For guides to the Society's publications see J. A. B. Townsend, Index to Old-Lore series (1966) and Index to Saga-Book (1977). Matheson, Catalogue, began listing the Society's 'Translation' series, but this has been omitted here as works in it all concern Iceland. The later 'Text' series is omitted for the same reason.
Diplomatarium Orcadense et Hialtlandense.
Fornbréfasafn Orkneyinga og Hjaltlendinga. Orkney and Shetland records.
Collected and edited by Alfred W. Johnston and Amy Johnston. With introduction and index by Alfred W. Johnston.