Scottish History Society publications at the National Library of Scotland are a valuable resource for anyone interested in Scottish history.

Covering all periods from the 12th to the 20th centuries, they illustrate the history of Scotland as recorded by contemporaries.

Contained within over 180 volumes is original source material ranging from government documents to personal diaries, making this a collection of great richness and variety.

The National Library published the Scottish History Society's volumes online as a set for the first time in 2016.

Tour through Scotland

Illustration of Dundrennan Abbey ruins, from 'Tours in Scotland, 1747, 1750, 1760', by Richard Pococke, published by the society in 1887 [volume 1, series 1].

Header image: Detail from one of the manuscripts transcribed and published by the Scottish History Society.